Vietnam War Time

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  • Ho Chi Minh Found Communist Party

    Ho Chi Minh Found Communist Party
    Founded the Indochinese communist party to overthrow the French
  • Ho Chi Minh's ReturnTo N Vietnam

    Ho Chi Minh's ReturnTo N Vietnam
    Ho Chi Minh returns home from 30 years in exile
  • Geneva Conference

    Geneva Conference
    The Geneva conference involved dividing Vietnam in half on the 17th parallel President Eisenhower Geneva Conference
  • US supports France

    US supports France
    US sends military support to help france
  • Vietminh defeat French

    Vietminh defeat French
    10,000 french soldiers are defeated at Dien Bien Phu, and are forced to surrender and taken prisoner.
  • Tonkin Resolution

    Tonkin Resolution
    Tonkin Resolution Signed to authorize military action in southeast asia after two us military ships had been attacked.
  • Operation Rolling Thunder

    Operation Rolling Thunder
    Johnson expanded American involvement by shifting his policy to a sustaining bombing campaign against North Vietnam.
  • US Troops Arrive in Vietnam

    US Troops Arrive in Vietnam
    US troops arrive in Vietnam to help the south vietnamese overcome the north.
  • March of the Pentagon

    March of the Pentagon
    Protesters march to the pentagon
  • Tet offensive

    Tet offensive
    Vietcong and North Vietnamese launch a surprise attack
  • Massacre My Lai

    Massacre My Lai
    American platoon masscares over 200 unarmed south vietnamese civilians
  • Vietnamization

    Nixon puts the vietnamization policy in effect which involved reducing american presence in Vietnam by encouraging south vietnamese to take on the responsibility of fighting the war themselves.
  • Invasion of Cambodia

    Invasion of Cambodia
    American troops invade Cambodia
  • Kent State Shooting

    Kent State Shooting
    U.S. Soldiers fire at student protesters and kill 4 and wound 7
  • 26th Amendment

    26th Amendment
    The 26th amendment allowed those ages 18-21 to legally vote, especially during the Vietnam war
  • Pentagon Papers

    Pentagon Papers
    Classified info about president johnson and his policies appear in the newspapers in New York, causing conflict.
  • US withdraws from Vietnam

    US withdraws from Vietnam
    President Johnson is forced to withdraw troops from Vietnam, after taking heavy death tolls
  • War Powers Act

    War Powers Act
    The war powers act required the president to inform congress of any commitment of troops
  • South Vietnamese Surrender

    South Vietnamese Surrender
    The south vietnamese are forced to surrender after their defeat at Dien Bien Phu.
  • Civil War breaks out in Angola

    Civil War breaks out in Angola
    The vietnam war tempered foreign involvement in Angola's civil war as neither the soviet union or the u.s. wanted to be involved in another war.