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60sForeignPolicy

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60sForeignPolicy

  1. 1. Foreign Policy in the 1960sI. Vietnam Antiwar musicA. OriginsB. Kennedy and the WarC. Johnson and EscalationD. The Beginning of the EndII. The Cold War Heats upA. Berlin CrisisB. Cuban Missile Crisis
  2. 2. French Indochina-Occupied by Japan during WW II
  3. 3. Ho Chi Minh• Led the Vietnamese freedom fighters duringWW II
  4. 4. Ho Chi Minh• Led the Vietnamese freedom fighters duringWW II• Communist leader of N. Vietnam after War.
  5. 5. Ho Chi Minh• Led the Vietnamese freedom fighters duringWW II• Communist leader of N. Vietnam after War.• Fought Civil War with French from 1945-1954
  6. 6. Ho Chi Minh• Led the Vietnamese freedom fighters duringWW II• Communist leader of N. Vietnam after War.• Fought Civil War with French from 1945-1954• French lost at battle of Dien Bien Phu andUnited States supported South Vietnamagainst the Communist North.
  7. 7. Ngo DiemLeader of South Vietnam
  8. 8. Vietnam under J.F. Kennedy
  9. 9. Vietnam under JFK• Kennedy continues Eisenhower policy ofsupporting Diem government.
  10. 10. Vietnam under JFK• Kennedy continues Eisenhower policy ofsupporting Diem government.• Increases number of advisors from 2000 in1960 to 16,000 by the end of 1963.
  11. 11. Vietnam under JFK• Kennedy continues Eisenhower policy ofsupporting Diem government.• Increases number of advisors from 2000 in1960 to 16,000 by the end of 1963.• Buddhist majority in Vietnam protests thebrutal treatment from Diem (R. Catholic)• Leads to:
  12. 12. Self-immolation of BuddhistMonk-1963
  13. 13. Vietnam and Lyndon B. Johnson
  14. 14. Vietnam and Lyndon B. Johnson• Increased Troop strength from 16,000 in1963 to:
  15. 15. Vietnam and Lyndon B. Johnson• Increased Troop strength from 16,000 in1963 to:• 184,000 by 1965
  16. 16. Vietnam and Lyndon B. Johnson• Increased Troop strength from 16,000 in1963 to:• 184,000 by 1965• 300,000 by 1966
  17. 17. Vietnam and Lyndon B. Johnson• Increased Troop strength from 16,000 in1963 to:• 184,000 by 1965• 300,000 by 1966• 500,000 by 1968
  18. 18. Gulf of Tonkin Incident• Johnson told Congress that two Americanships had been fired upon by N. Vietnamese
  19. 19. Gulf of Tonkin Incident• Johnson told Congress that two Americanships had been fired upon by N. Vietnamese• Congress passes Gulf of Tonkin Resolutionwhich gives Pres. Johnson authority to dowhatever it took to protect Americaninterests in Vietnam.
  20. 20. The My Lai Massacre
  21. 21. Execution of suspected Vietcongby Saigon’s Police Chief
  22. 22. American troops in Vietnam
  23. 23. • Ballad of the Green Berets - Sing Along Music +Brownielocks.• Country Joe and the Fish: “Fixin’ to DieRag”
  24. 24. US Troops leaving Saigon
  25. 25. Fidel Castro
  26. 26. John F. Kennedy
  27. 27. Nikita Khrushchev-Premier ofthe Soviet Union
  28. 28. Timeline of foreign policy crisis• 1959-Castro controls Cuba
  29. 29. Timeline of foreign policy crisis• 1959-Castro controls Cuba• 1961- Bay of Pigs invasion fails
  30. 30. Timeline of foreign policy crisis• 1959-Castro controls Cuba• 1961- Bay of Pigs invasion fails• 1961- Khrushchev dominates JFK atVienna
  31. 31. Timeline of foreign policy crisis• 1959-Castro controls Cuba• 1961- Bay of Pigs invasion fails• 1961- Khrushchev dominates JFK atVienna• 1961- Berlin crisis: Berlin Wall goes up.
  32. 32. Timeline of foreign policy crisis• 1959-Castro controls Cuba• 1961- Bay of Pigs invasion fails• 1961- Khrushchev dominates JFK atVienna• 1961- Berlin crisis: Berlin Wall goes up.• 1962- Cuban Missile Crisis
  33. 33. Timeline of foreign policy crisis• 1959-Castro controls Cuba• 1961- Bay of Pigs invasion fails• 1961- Khrushchev dominates JFK atVienna• 1961- Berlin crisis: Berlin Wall goes up• 1962- Cuban Missile Crisis• 1963- Safe Arms talks begin
  34. 34. Timeline of foreign policy crisis• 1959-Castro controls Cuba• 1961- Bay of Pigs invasion fails• 1961- Khrushchev dominates JFK atVienna• 1961- Berlin crisis: Berlin Wall goes up• 1962- Cuban Missile Crisis• 1963- Safe Arms talks begin• - Hot Line installed

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