In Class - Turn in homework (completed video handout from part one of the video). Complete video concerning the My Lai Massacre. Writing Assignment (due Tuesday, May 18): Write a 3/4 to 1 page short essay responding to the following questions - 1) Were American soldiers justified their actions at My Lai in 1968? 2) Why was the Vietnam Conflict different than other military operations? Explain some of these differences compared to previous wars. 3) Is "following orders" a sufficient argument for the actions at My Lai? 4) What impact did the My Lai Massacre have on public opinion of people living in the United States?
Homework - Writing assignment due on Tuesday, May 18. Also, bring your classroom textbook on Monday to check in.
In case you missed a day of class, here is the link to the video we watched.