Vietnam War Timeline

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  • Help For Ho Chi Minh

    Help For Ho Chi Minh
    Ho Chi Minh's Speech
    Ho Chi Minh, who was the leader ot Northern Vietnam, declares Vietnam independent from France and re-names it the Democratic Republic of Vietnam.
  • First American Death In Vietnam

    First American Death In Vietnam
  • Viet Minh Recieve Aid

    Viet Minh Recieve Aid
    In Janurary of 1950 The Veit Minh, or North Vietnamese army, recieved aid if the form of military advisers and weapons from china. North Vietnam recived almost three quarters of it's military aid from China.
  • Aid For France

    Aid For France
    The United States agreed to give 15 million dollars to aid France in the war with Vietnam.
  • First Color Broadcast On Television

    First Color Broadcast On Television
    Development of the color television.
    The color televisino was originally broadcasted on five west coast stations.
  • Geneva Accords

    Geneva Accords
    The Geneva AccordsThe Geneva Accords creates a temporary cease-fire and also a temporary boundry between North and South Vietnam along the seventeenth parallel.
  • The Suez Crisis

    The Suez Crisis
    A more complete summary.France and Israel invade Egypt.
  • Nuclear Power

    Nuclear Power
    The Full Story.The first full scale nulear power plant was open at Calder Hall, in Cumberland.
  • Muhammad Ali Wins First Professional Fight

    Muhammad Ali Wins First Professional Fight
    A History Of Muhammad Ali. Muhammad Ali, also known as Cassius Clay, won his first professional foght against Tunney Hunsakes.
  • National Liberation Front

    National Liberation Front
    More one the Viet Cong
    The National Liberation Front, also known as the Viet Cong, was established in South Vietnam.
  • Construction Of The Berlin Wall Begins

    Construction Of The Berlin Wall Begins
    The Construction. The Berlin wall was metaphorically built on the night between August 12th and 13th in 1961, but actual construction did not start until November 20, 1961.
  • I Have A Dream..

    I Have A Dream..
    The Full Speech This speech is the most widely know speech of Martin Luther King Jr., and was given in the shadow of the Lincoln Memorial.
  • Assination of President Kennedy

    Assination of President Kennedy
    More information on the assination.
    President John F. Kennedy was assinated on the 22nd of November in 1963.
  • Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

    Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
    The Resolution.
    U.S. congess memers pass the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution.
  • Formal Aid Agreement Signed Between The People's Republic Of Chine And North Vietnam

    Formal Aid Agreement Signed Between The People's Republic Of Chine And North Vietnam
    More about this agreement
    This if the first formal aid agreement between North Vietnam and China durring the Vietnam Era.
  • Assasination Of Martin Luther King Jr.

    Assasination Of Martin Luther King Jr.
    Information about that day.
    Martin Luther King Jr. was assinated on the balcony of his Memphis hotel room on March 10th, 1969 by James Earl Ray.
  • Richard Nixon Is Elected.

    Richard Nixon Is Elected.
    More detailed explination of this day in history.Richard Nixon is elected president of the U.S, wiith promisess to bring peace to Vietnam.
  • The First Americans On The Moon

    The First Americans On The Moon
    The Full Story
    The first American to land on the moon were, in this order, Neil A. Armstrong, and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr.
  • Senate Repeals Gulf Of Tonkin Resolution

    The Senate repeals the Gulf of Tonkin Resolutino and the extended powers given to the president ver wa that came with it.
  • Equal Rights Amendment

    Equal Rights Amendment
    More Information.The Equal right amendment was passed by congress and then sent to the states for ratification, but could not revieve the minimum 38 states ratification and died in 1982.
  • Paris Peace Accord

    Paris Peace Accord
    The Article ItselfThe Paris Peace Accord is signd by the U.S., North Vietnam, South Vietnam, and Viet Cong. Soon after American troops withdrew.
  • Nixon Resigns

    Nixon Resigns
    Read Nixon's Speech
    President Nixon resigns in disgrace after the Watergate Scandal.
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    First Indochina War

    Details on the first Indochina War.
    The first Indochina was fought between 1946 aand 1954 between the Franch and Vietnamese.
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    The Baby Boom

    The Details.
    The baby boom was created by men returning home from over sees and wanting to start families. This lasted from 1946 to 1964.
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    Rock and Roll is introuced.

    Rock and Roll is first introduced in the U.S. in the 1950's and grows in popularity.
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    The Twilight Zone (Original Series)

    The story behind the series.
    The twilight Zone was considered to be the first SciFy show for adults to be shown on television.
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    The Decade Of The Smiley Face.

    The smiley face became widely popular in the 1960's as a symbol of happiness. The smiley face was place on everything from t'shirts to pencils. The popularity of the smiley face never truly faded.
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    The Cuban Missile Crisis

    Summary of the crisis.
    The Cuban Missile Crisis lasted fourteen days and could have ended in destruction if not for a few brave people. The Soviet Union had placed missiles in Cuba because their technlogy was not as advanced as the U.S. and could not reach the U.S. from the Soviet Union, where as the U.S. weapons could reach the Soviet Union from that distance.
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    Gulf of Tonkin Incident

    Overview of the incident.
    Between the 2nd and 4th of August of 1964 the North Vietnamese sunk two U.S. destroyers in what is know as the Gulf of Tonkin Incident.
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    Final Communist Offensive

    Fall of Saigon.North Vietnom captures South Vietnam and unites the country as one under the title, Socalist Republic of Vietnam.