Tuesday’s World #2 – Vietnam – Trump speaks at APEC summit

Tuesday's World Events - November 14, 2017


Find the answers  to #1 at the CIA World FactBook website. Answers can be found under the “Geography” “People” and “Government” headings.
1. For VIETNAM, give the following information:
a) capital
b) location/the countries that share its borders
c) the religious breakdown of the population
d) the type of government
e) the chief of state (and head of government if different) If monarch or dictator, since what date has he/she ruled? – include name of heir apparent for monarch
f) the population

NOTE: Before answering the questions below, read the info under “Background” and watch the video under “Resources.”

2. a) list the who, what, where and when of the news item
b) What vision did President Trump share with the leaders of the APEC countries?
c) In his speech at the APEC summit, what did President Trump say the U.S. will no longer tolerate?
d) In a message he has emphasized before, President Trump also said, “We are not going to let the United States be taken advantage of anymore. I am always going to put America first, the same way I expect all of you in this room to put your countries first.” Do you think this is a good policy for our country to have? Explain your answer.

(In addition to the news clips under "Resources," visit the White House YouTube page  for more videos from President Trump's Asia trip.)

(Read about President Trump’s accomplishments in Vietnam)

(Read “Remarks by President Trump at APEC CEO Summit," Da Nang, Vietnam, Nov. 10)