Historical Fiction Bree B.

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Dad goes to Vietnam.

February 27, 1968 - February 27, 1969

His family moves into an apartment for families that get people in their family taken away.

Dad goes missing.

May 1968 - July 1968

His family stops getting letters and the kids' mom gets depressed.

Dad's sister's wedding.

September 14, 1968 - September 15, 1968

They all had a great time at the wedding.

Christmas Day

December 25, 1968 - December 26, 1968

Everyone was depressed at Christmas because Dad wasn't there.

Dad comes home.

February 27, 1969 - February 28, 1969

They had a very big party when he came home and everyone was happy.

Actual Historical Events

President Johnson orders bomb raids on Vietnam.

August 2, 1964 - August 4, 1964

Some people didn't want to bomb Vietnam.

Walt Disney dies of cancer.

December 15, 1966 - December 16, 1966

Walt Disney was sick for a while before he died.

The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

April 4, 1968 - April 5, 1968

Someone killed Martin Luther King Jr. because they didn't like what he was doing.

Shirley Chisholm was elected as America's first black woman in congress.

January 3, 1969 - January 3, 1983

Shirley Chisholm was born on November 30, 1924.

Apollo 11 lands on the moon.

July 20, 1969 - July 21, 1969

Neil Armstrong took the first step on the moon.