Overview of the topic
America and events in Cuba, 1959–62
American involvement in Vietnam.
By the end of this unit it is expected that all students will: be able to explain the successes and failures of United States policy in Cuba and Vietnam.
Most students will: be able to prioritise the reasons for American failure in Vietnam and explain this prioritisation.
Some learners will have progressed further and will: be able to evaluate the east and west perspectives on the outcome of the Cuban Missile Crisis.
1 exam question completed in class; 1 exam question completed for homework.
How to help your child
Discuss the successes and failures of American policy in Cuba and Vietnam.