vietnam war

vietnam war - Popularity and effectiveness drops • CORE...

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By: Jay Thomas, Brandon Tillman, and James Yang
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Vietnam declares independence-1945 Vietnam (China, Soviet Union) vs. France (America) Dienbienphu-1954 France falls Domino theory
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Pick up where the French left off 1960 – President Kennedy to introduce U.S. forces in large numbers there today, while it might have an initially favorable military impact, would almost certainly lead to adverse political and, in the long run, adverse military consequences VP Johnson allies with Diem, the Winston Churchill of Asia
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Gulf of Tonkin Resolution Operation Rolling Thunder 1965 – more than 200,000 troops in Vietnam
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Unformatted text preview: Popularity and effectiveness drops • CORE • MLK • McNamara • Tet Offensive • My Lai Massacre “They are talking about peace as a distant goal, as an end we seek, but one day we must come to see that peace is not merely a distant goal we seek, but that it is a means by which we arrive at that goal. We must pursue peaceful ends through peaceful means.” Anti-war Protests • Kent State Vietnamization 1973 – cease fire • Arranged by by Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho 1975 – Fall of Saigon...
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