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Aparicion, Mallarino, Lomano

Aparicion, Mallarino, Lomano

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  • 1. Vietnam War
    1955 - 1755
    Jorge Aparicio, Nicolás Lomanto, Camilo Mallarino
  • 2. Whatwasthe Vietnam War?
    • ConflictbetweenCommunism and Capitalism
    • 3. ThewarstartsonNovember 1 of 1955
    • 4. The US government viewed involvement in the war as a way to prevent a communist takeover of South Vietnam.
    - Communist governments take power in Cambodia and Laos.
    - War between two countries to take power of territory.
  • 5. FrenchParticipation
    • The war started, because French was in Vietnam territory, and when Russia attack French, The USA involves in the war.
    • 6. After one period of time, France get out of the war and USA and Russia become in civil, and political war.
  • Vietnam War Facts.
    • 58,148 Americans were killed and 304,000 wounded out of 2.59 million who served.
    • 7. Two-thirds of the men who served in Vietnam were volunteers, two-thirds who served in World War II were draftees.
    • 8. Usa lose the war in all ways.
  • Development 1955-1965
    • During 1955 china-soviet pledge more aid to north Vietnam and Diem rejected the agreement of becoming president of south Vietnam.
    • 9. In 1956 the French left Vietnam, and the US government began training troops in south Vietnam.
    • 10. 1957 First communist attack against the capitalists.
    • 11. 1960 John F. Kennedy elected as US president. The Vietcong guerrilla was formed.
    • 12. 1962 Cuban missile crisis, and Diem´s palace bombed by the communist part.
    • 13. 1963 Kennedy and Diem assassinated.
    • 14. 1965 US troops reach 200000 and first marines arrive to Vietnam coasts.
  • 1965-1970:
    • 1968 Martin Luther King assassinated. Paris peace talks begin. Nixon elected as the new president of the States.
    • 15. 1969 Vietnamization process or policy begin to take place in Vietnamese territory leaded by Nixon. Ho Chi Minh dies.
    • 16. 1970 Pentagon papers published.
  • 1970-1975:
    • 1971 Thieu re-elected in south Vietnam.
    • 17. 1972 US troops cut by 70000. Nixon re-elected president and secret peace talks revealed.
    • 18. 1973 Cease fire signed in Paris. Last American troops left Vietnam.
    • 19. 1975 Last American evacuate as Saigon felt to the communists.
  • 1975-1980:
    • 1976 North and south Vietnam united as a communist state. Jimmy Carter elected as US president.
    • 20. 1978 Vietnam entered to the United Nations. Vietnam invade Cambodia.
    • 21. 1980 Ronald Reagan elected as US president.
  • 1980-1997:
    • 1982 Vietnam Memorial Wall dedicated in Washington D.C.
    • 22. 1985 Vietnam Veterans honored throughout the US parades.
    • 23. 1997 US and Vietnam restore diplomatic relations and exchange ambassadors.
  • Bibliography:
    http://www.vietnampix.com/intro.htm
    www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/vietnam.html
    www.english.illinois.edu/maps/vietnam/vietnamwar.htm

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