Understand the history of the Constitution after 1787 with emphasis on federal versus state authority and growing democratization.

Power of Presidency (Vietnam)

How did the President’s war-making powers evolve over the course of the Vietnam War? Download Lesson: Power of Presidency (Vietnam)

This lesson focuses on the war-making powers of the Presidency, with a specific focus on the Vietnam War. Students will first review the President’s Commander in Chief powers outlined in the Constitution.