American Vision Text Reading pages 795 – 797 U.S. Pulls Out of Vietnam
- What do the 1971 polls show? What change or concession does the text reveal in Nixon’s negotiating plan?
- According to the text, why do the peace negotiations break down? How does Nixon respond to try to force the North to resume negotiations? (use/explain specific example)
- When did the Vietnam War officially end? What concessions does South Vietnam make?
- Explain how South Vietnam eventually falls to communism.
- List and explain 5 effects of the Vietnam War. You must include the War Powers Act.
- Examine the photo on page 796. Why do you think Saigon residents were desperate to leave?