Unit 6: Modern World History
Lesson B: 20th Century Global Politics - Decolonization
Activity 2: Locating Vietnam
Directions: Study the map and think about the location of Vietnam and then answer the questions that follow.
Written Activity - Notebook
In your notebook, respond to the following questions:
- Identify the countries that surround Vietnam.
- The entire east coast of Vietnam borders major bodies of water. Predict the impact of the geography of Vietnam on economic and political development following independence.
To learn more about the history of Vietnam go to http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/4130.htm and review the History section.
 Source: This image from http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Vietnam_in_Asia.svg is in the public domain.
 Source: This image from http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Vietnam-CIA_WFB_Map.png is in the public domain.