Year 11 History Learning Map

Autumn Term Sep – Dec

Conflict and tension in Asia, 1950-1975

  • End of French rule in Vietnam
  • Civil War in South Vietnam
  • The Viet Cong
  • Eisenhower 1953-60 and Domino Theory
  • Kennedy 1961-‘63
  • Gulf of Tonkin
  • Operation Rolling Thunder
  • Guerilla warfare
  • American warfare and tactics
  • US problems
  • Tet Offensive
  • Vietnamisation
  • Increased US involvement
  • Bombing of the North

Spring Term Jan – Apr

Conflict and tension in Asia, 1950-1975

  • Opposition to the war: The media
  • Anti-war protest movement
  • Civil right leaders
  • Peace talks
  • Communist control of S.Vietnam
  • The cost of war for Vietnam and the USA