10 Events During The Vietnam War (1954-1975)

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  • France withdraws from Vietnam

    France withdraws from Vietnam
    France agrees to the Geneva Accords and withdraws from Vietnam
  • Kennedy Elected

    Kennedy Elected
    Kennedy elected president for the United States
  • South Vietnamese Protests

    South Vietnamese Protests
    South Vietnamese police fire shots into a crowd of Buddhist monks demonstrating against President Diem's regime
  • The Gulf of Tonki Resolution

    The Gulf of Tonki Resolution
    Congressional resolution giving the President Johnson a blank check to escalate to Vietnam War.
  • The start of operation cedar falls

    The start of operation cedar falls
    They destroyed the iron triangle tunnel
  • The Tet Offensive

    The Tet Offensive
    Surprise attack by the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese across all of south Vietnam
  • Vietnamization

    Vietnamization
    President Nixon's policy to train South Vietnamese Soldiers to take over the fighting
  • Invasion of Cambodia

    Invasion of Cambodia
    Surprise attack to destroy Viet Cong and North Vietnamese bases or "sanctuaries" in Cambodia
  • Kent State Shootings

    Kent State Shootings
    Four students were killed by frightened National Guard Soldiers
  • The Paris Accords

    The Paris Accords
    Agreement between the United States and North Vietnam to end the war