leading to the vietnam war

  • the usa responds to communism in vietnam

    the usa responds to communism in vietnam
    During the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, France appealed to the United States for military support. America channeled aid to South Vietnam in different ways. In 1954, the United States and seven other countries formed the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO).
  • berlin crisis

    berlin crisis
    Khrushchev wanted to sign a peace treaty that would put the western zones of Berlin under control of East Germany. this is significant because of this the berlin wall was made that would divide soviet controlled east berlin from democratic west berlin
  • kenedy responds to communism in cuba

    kenedy responds to communism in cuba
    Thousands of wealthy and middle-class Cubans fled their country, many settling in Miami and southern Florida. Proud of their heritage and deeply anticommunist, they made new lives for themselves and their families in the United States. this is significant because many cubans served in the vietnam war
  • vietnam attack on us soldiers

    vietnam attack on us soldiers
    The first U.S. soldiers are killed in South Vietnam when guerrillas raid their living quarters near Saigon.
  • kennedy strives to win the cold war

    kennedy strives to win the cold war
    Kennedy argued that during the Eisenhower years America had lost ground in the Cold War struggle against communism. this is significant because this build up the nation’s armed forces.
  • reason why the usa go involved in indochina

    reason why the usa go involved in indochina
    the United States established a new line of defense against communism in Vietnam. America’s involvement in Vietnam had roots in European colonialism, Cold War politics, and Vietnamese calls for national independence.
  • kennedy dies

    kennedy dies
    President Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas, Texas. Lyndon B. Johnson becomes president.
  • the gulf of tokin incident

    the gulf of tokin incident
    it was an international confrontation that led to the United States engaging more directly in the Vietnam War. this is significant because it allowed for "all necessary measures to repel an armed attack against the forces of the United States and to prevent further agression.
  • soldiers sent to vietnam

    soldiers sent to vietnam
    President Johnson calls for 50,000 more ground troops to be sent to Vietnam, increasing the draft to 35,000 each month.
  • america attacks vietnam

    america attacks vietnam
    American aircraft attack targets in Hanoi and Haiphong in raids that are among the first such attacks on cities in North Vietnam.
  • the vietnam war- melanie narvaez

    the vietnam war- melanie narvaez
    timeline leading to the vietnam war