Vietnam Era

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  • Diem Bien Phu

    Vietnamese defeat French
  • Brown vs. Board of Education ruling is issued

    Separate Is Not Equal
  • U.S. military aid and advisors are sent to south Vietnam

  • Montgomery bus boycott begins in Alabama

  • Rosa Parks' decision to not sit in back of bus

  • Greensboro sit in begins

  • The March on Washington D.C., is held to support the Civil Rights bill

  • Martin Luther King gives famous "I Have A Dream" speech at Lincoln Memorial

  • Civil Rights Act of 1964 passes

  • U.S.S. Maddox reports and imminent attack on them

    Resulted in a retaliation on North Vietnam ordered by President Johnson
  • Congress passes Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

  • Malcolm x is assassinated

  • U.S. combat troops arrive in Vietnam

  • U.S. forces launch Operation Crimp

    Deployed nearly 8,000 troops, the biggest Americanoperation of the War
  • Tet Offensive begins

  • Civil Rights Act of 1968 is passed

  • Martin Luther King Jr., is assassinated

  • North Vietnam and U.S. continue peace talks in Paris

  • Last troops leave Vietnam

  • Saigon falls to North Vietnamese invasion