In order to help your classmates prepare for the exam, the groups presenting on the following hot spots need to include certain elements or events as noted:

Vietnam:  American objectives in Vietnam (why was the US there?), Tonkin Gulf Incident/Tonkin Gulf Resolution, Tet Offensive, Battle of Dien Bien Phu (who fought, year and outcome), Ho Chi Minh Trail (what was it and significance?), Fall of Saigon (year and importance?)

Korean War: 38th parallel

Space Race: Sputnik

Cuban Missile Crisis: Cuban Revolution (what year? who took over the government? and new form of government?)

ALL: must include (clearly) dates (at least year or in which years the events happened)

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