History in Vietnam by Nathan & Kieran


First Europeans


The first Europeans to visit Vietnam are Portuguese sailors in search of trade.


1600 - 1700

Vietnam is ruled in the south by the nguyen lords and in the south by the tranh lords.


1939 - 1945

During World War II Japanese forces invade Vietnam. Vietnam is ruled by the Japanese until 1945.

France Taking Over

1945 - 1954

France regains control of vietnam at the end of world war II.

The War Rages

1959 - 1973

The north Vietnam forces want to make all of Vietnam a communist state.

Vietnams economy


Foreign investment (Dio moi) helps Vietnams economy strengthen.