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Ch 30 Vietnam
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Ch 30 Vietnam

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This keynote happened more towards the end of the year when students had learned to take information from my lectures rather than copying straight from very wordy slides. I use an outline instead of …

This keynote happened more towards the end of the year when students had learned to take information from my lectures rather than copying straight from very wordy slides. I use an outline instead of textual definitions.

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  • 1. INDOCHINA VIETMINH
  • 2. INDOCHINA MAP in 1, 2, 3
  • 3. TERMS Review French Indochina War and Colonialism Ho Chi Minh + Indochina Communist Party + Vietminh Dien Bien Phu
  • 4. DOMINO THEORY The loss of even one country to communism will cause all others in the region to fall “like a row of dominoes.”
  • 5. GENEVA ACCORDS 17th Parallel NATIONAL ELECTIONS
  • 6. DIEM ELECTIONS: CANCELLED VIETCONG (National Liberation Front) Ho Chi Minh Trail
  • 7. A CORRUPTED ALLY JFK supports DIEM 16,000 US vs. Vietminh and Vietcong Religious Oppression November 1st, 1963
  • 8. TONKIN GULF RESOLUTION ESCALATION
  • 9. ESCALATION OPERATION ROLLING THUNDER Robert McNamara William Westmoreland Dean Rusk Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN)
  • 10. WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE USA VIETMINH Superior weaponry Home court advantage VS. Military personnel numbers Guerilla tactics Disguise “My clothes were filthy and Tunnels ragged...With no boots, my socks were barely recognizable...My conditions and Booby traps predicament were so foreign to me, so Land mines stifling, so overwhelming. I’d never been so hungry, so grimy, and in such pain.” - American Gerald Coffee Support from China and SU
  • 11. WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE
  • 12. How hard it was to WIN THE PEOPLE CIVIL WAR vs. CONTAINMENT - Ideologies - Peasants SATURATION BOMBING - Agent Orange - Napalm ...prostate cancer, respiratory cancers, multiple myeloma, type II diabetes, Hodgkin’s disease, non- Hodgkin's lymphoma, soft tissue sarcoma, chloracne, porphyria cutanea tarda, peripheral neuropathy, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, and spina bifida in children of veterans exposed to Agent Orange.
  • 13. Search and Destroy: Kill Livestock Burn Villages Contaminate Eliminate the Enemy “We had to destroy the town in order to save it” - American soldier in Ben Tre
  • 14. WAR AT HOME AMERICAN ATTRITION TELEVISION CREDIBILITY GAP DRAFT
  • 15. THE NEW LEFT SDS (Students for a Democratic Society) Hawks vs. Doves
  • 16. 1968 TET OFFENSIVE JOHNSON WITHDRAWS
  • 17. CHICAGO EUGENE McCARTHY vs. HUBERT HUMPHREY YIPPIES FALL OF THE DEMOCRATS
  • 18. NIXON SILENT MAJORITY VIETNAMIZATION HENRY KISSINGER
  • 19. PROBLEMS at HOME KENT STATE PENTAGON PAPERS WAR POWERS ACT
  • 20. PROBLEMS ABROAD MY LAI SAIGON FALLS CAMBODIA

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