The Vietnam Wars

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Vietnam was conquered by the Chinese

111 BC - 939 AD

Chinese Rule

1407 - 1428

Vietnam Expanded and Conquered Champa

1471

Portuguese Contact with Vietnam Begins

1516

1516 onwards

Contact with France began

1615

Onwards

Divided by Trinh and Nguyen Families

1620

Took the Mekong River delta from Cambodia

1700

Took in the early 1700s

Reunified with modern boundaries

1802

France established a military presence

1858

Support economic exploitation and missionary activity

France gained control of entire country

1883

Vietnam divided into 3 regions by France

1883

Cochinchina (south), Annam (central) and Tonkin (north)

Cambodia and Laos annexed, Established Indochinese Union

1893

Governed from Hanoi. France established this.

World War 1

1914 - 1918

1920s Communist Party pursued reforms through collaboration

1920

Vietnam Nationalist Party (VNQDD) Formed

1927

Planned military revolt by VNQDD suppressed

02/1930

World War II

1939 - 1945