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A History of the Vietnam War

The only study guide that teaches you what you need to know to pass the A History of the Vietnam War exam (with no prior knowledge needed), and is constantly updated based on student feedback to guarantee you the best possible results.

About the DSST* Exam

The History of the Vietnam War DSST exam covers the material that would typically be taught in an undergraduate lower-level course on the Vietnam War. InstantCert's course for this subject takes a thorough look at not just the war itself, but also the background history of Vietnam and the circumstances that made the war possible, the reactions and the changes that were occurring back at home in the U.S.A., and finally the aftermath of the war.

Topics Covered in this Course

Vietnam Before 1940
World War II, the Cold War, and the First Indochina War (1940-1955)
Diem and Nation-State Building (1955-1963)
LBJ Americanizes the War (1964-1965)
America Takes Charge (1965-1967)
Homefront USA
Tet (1968)
Vietnamizing the War (1969-1973)
The War at Home
Cambodia and Laos
"A Decent Interval"
U.S. Legacies and Lessons

Customer Test Results for this Exam

435 users submitted test results since November, 2008.
419 of those users reported a passing score (96%).

Below are ten of the most recent user-submitted test results. These are unfiltered, real results that were submitted by InstantCert students:

Date of ExamResultScore
Mar 1, 2024passed471
Dec 11, 2023passed420
Nov 30, 2023passed452
Aug 22, 2023failed368
Aug 18, 2023passed471
Jul 24, 2023passed452
Jul 5, 2023passed428
May 25, 2023passed458
Mar 22, 2023passed409
Mar 17, 2023passed427
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