• Paris Peace Conference/Accords

    This was the meetings that were held after WWI to decide what the peace terms would be for the defeated Central Powers. The Allies had won WWI and they got to decide the peace terms.
  • Daniel Elsberg

    He was an American Economist, political activist, and a military analyst. He was the person who wrote the Pentagon papers. He helped change the United States foreign policy.
  • Gulf of Tonkin

    This is a place that is located at the northwestern part of the South China Sea. It is just off the coast of Tonkin.
  • Dien Bien Phu

    Dien Bien Phu is a city in Vietnam, that is located in the Northwestern part of Vietnam. This was the location of the first conflict in the first Indiochina war.
  • Eisenhower Administration

    This was an administration made to help President Dwight D. Eisenhower make important decisions. They kept the peace even when the Cold War tensions were getting worse.
  • Geneva Accords

    These were meeting held to try and relax tensions between North and South Korea, and India and China. They took place from April 26th, 1954 to July 20th, 1954. This impacted the United States foreign affairs policy.
  • Kennedy Administration

    This administration was created to help aid John F. Kennedy when making important decisions. They had helped him come to a peaceful resolution to the Cuban Missile Crisis, which could have ended very dangerously.
  • Johnson Administration

    This was an administration made to help President Lyndon B. Johnson in making important decisions. During his presidency his administration had passed a lot of different reform acts such as The Clean Air Act, and the Civil Rights Act of 1964,
  • Tonkin Resolution

    This was passed to let the president have more freedom with deciding what measures he believed to be necessary for any form of military retaliation. This gave congress less power in deciding if he was correct or not.
  • Fulbright Commission

    These ere a series of hearings of congress, who was split between pro-war organizations and anti-war organizations.
  • Tet Offensive

    The Tet Offensive was a series of over 100 attacks on South Vietnam Cities and military out posts. The attackers were the North Vietnam people, and the main purpose of these attacks were to get the united States to lessen its involvement in the war. This was successful because the United States slowly started to back out of the war directly.
  • Vietnamization

    This was a policy put in place by Nixon's Presidential Administration which would effect the united States involvement in the Vietnam war. This would make it so we would only train their army, give them supplies so they could take care of themselves because we still wanted to help them with the war. We just did not want to be involved in it anymore.
  • My Lai Massacre

    There was a massacre on many unarmed South Vietnam citizens by U.S. Troops. The reason they attacked the village was to get the people away from the village so they could land their helicopters, but instead it lead the people to stay for cover from the armillary barrage. This made the united States looks very bad.
  • Nixon Administration

    His administration was mainly focused on the détente of China and Soviet Union. In order to do this he had passed Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty to keep the use of nuclear weapons at bay.
  • Invasion of Cambodia

    This was a series of military attacks on eastern Camobodia to help South Vietnam not have to deal with North Vietnam having their safe zone right next to them. So before the United States left the war, they eliminated the threat of North Vietnam in Cambodia.
  • Pentagon Papers

    These were a set of papers that were published in 1971, and is the history of the United States involvement in the Vietnam war. These papers were written by the Daniel Ellsburg. This impacted the United States in a bad way because most of the citizens were fully against getting involved in this war.
  • Christmas Bombing

    The Christmas Bombing, also know as Operation Linebacker II, was bombing by planes that happened in North Vietnam that was conducted by U.S. Troops.
  • War Powers Act

    This was an act that was put in place to keep the presidents powers in check. This was supposed to reinforce the fact that the president has to get consent from Congress to be able to dedicate our forces to anyone. This impacted the United States by giving Congress more power and giving the President less power.
  • Ford Administration

    His administration was not a very good one since we had a really bad economy under his presidency, and he also pardoned Richard Nixon for the Watergate Scandal which was a very controversial thing at the time.
  • Fall of Saigon

    Saigon was the capital of South Vietnam, was captured by the North Vietnamese forces, and this was the end of the Vietnam war.