For background on the Vietnam War at Mankato State College, read the following sections in Out of Chaos:
1. Chronology (pp. 1-28)
2. Don Strasser (pp. 158-163)
3. Truman Wood (pp. 168-169)
A. According to the Chronology what happened on August 1 and 7, 1964?
B. The Gulf of Tonkin incident drew the U.S. more directly into the Vietnam War. Read the August 9, 1964 New York Times article linked above.
C. According to the Chronology what happened on January 30, 1968? How did the events that occurred on January 30 effect public support of the war?
D. According to the Chronology what happened on April 30, 1970? Referencing the Chronology again, how did the actions that occurred on April 30 effect the United States during the first fifteen days in May 1970?
E. In addition to the Chronology listing national events, it also features events that happened in Mankato. The chronology for Mankato will follow the national chronology in the book.
F. On page 168, Truman Wood describes how the Vietnam War is the one thing he would like to edit out of his life. List some of events that happened to Professor Wood that were related to the war.
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