Fallen Angels Assignment 24: Chapter 1 Quiz
Directions • In your journal, write a response of at least three hundred and fifty words from the point of the story’s protagonist. You must write this as a letter to your mother about your first day in Vietnam.
More Directions • Include the answers to these questions in your letter. • Name what Americans call the North Vietnamese • Talk about what happened to your knee and how it affected your military assignment
Criteria 4-8 (of 8) • Write about where you first landed in Asia before arriving in Vietnam • Write about the nurse who you met, what her name was, and where she was assigned • Tell your mom and your sibling (name her or him) what you bought them • Tell her about Gates, what his nickname is, and what trouble he got into his first day • Sign your letter with your first name
Questions 5-7(of 10) • Who were the two sides that were fighting the war and what side did the United States support by sending military advisors and American troops? • What was the My Lai Massacre and what effect did it have upon the American population’s support for the war? • What were the NLF and the ARVN and what did they have to do with the war?
Questions 8-10(of 10) • What tragic event occurred at Kent State in 1970? • In what year did the Vietnam War begin and end and who was the president at the beginning and ending? • Approximately how many Vietnamese and American deaths occurred because of the war?