Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

Read about Vietnam in Brinkley Chapter 29, “Gulf of Tonkin Resolution” and “Legacy of Vietnam” in Pearson and the course material. Do online searches to find more about the Tet Offensive and the French experience 14 years earlier at Dien Bien Phu. What were the similarities and what lessons could be learned from the similarities of the battles, how might the U.S. have been better prepared had they learned from the French experience and what was the result of both incidents? Cite plenty of sources.