Vietnam

  • Domino Theory

    Domino Theory
    During a news conference Dwight Eisenhower talked about the Domino theory. If one country falls to communism then the rest will fall
  • Geneva Conference

    Geneva Conference
    The Geneva Conference divided Vietnam into north and south.
  • Vietnam War starts

    Vietnam War starts
  • Ho Chi Minh Trail

    Ho Chi Minh Trail
    Secret Jungle passageway that North Vietnam soliders could take to get close to Saigon.
  • Ap Bac

    Ap Bac
    The Battle of Ap Bac and was near the hamlet of Ap Bac. It was the first major battle
  • Gulf of Tonkin

    Gulf of Tonkin
    Is where they thought North Vientamese boats torpedoed the USS Maddox at the Gulf of Tonkin
  • Operation Rolling Thunder

    Operation Rolling Thunder
    America’s sustained bombing campaign against North Vietnam Operation Rolling Thunder." Operation Rolling Thunder. Web. 07 May 2012. <http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/operation_rolling_thunder.htm
  • Tet

    Tet
    "Viet Cong attacked numerous cities and towns, American bases and even Saigon" Wars and Battles Fall of Saigon April 1975.” Online Highways 1page. Online. Internet. 25 May 2008. Available Http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1880.html." Major Battles of Vietnam War. Web. 04 May 2012. http://vietnamwarapus.tripod.com/id3.html.
  • Martin Luther King Jr

    Martin Luther King Jr
    6:01 pm a sniper assassinated Martin Luther King Jr. He was only thirty-nine years old when he was assassinated.
  • Richard Nixon

    Richard Nixon became the 37th President
  • Ricard Nixon inaurgation

    Ricard Nixon inaurgation
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FaL78W0rUHY' >Richard Nixon Inauguration</a>
  • Vietnamization

    Vietnamization
    Hoped that South Vietnam would continue to keep fighting after Nixon took office
  • Kent State

    Kent State
    National Guard soldiers shot and killed four and wonded nine protesters at Kent State in Ohio.
  • 26th Amendment

    26th Amendment
    The 26th Amendment lowered the voting age to 18.
  • Americans

    Americans at that time wanted war to end. They didn't know why they were fighting at all.
  • US Withdrawl of troops

    US Withdrawl of troops
    two months after US signs the Vietnam Peace Agreement American troops take out the last troops.
  • War Powers Act

    War Powers Act
    The US withdrew from fighting in Vietnam.
  • Richard Nixon

    Richard Nixon
    The last day that president Richard Nixon was in office for president.
  • Gerald R Ford

    Gerald R Ford
    Gerald R Ford became the 38th president after Nixon resigned
  • South Vietnam surrender

    South Vietnam surrender
    South Vietnam surrendered to North Vietnam at Saigon