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Vietnam War

Ho Chi Mihn declares Vetnam's independence

1945

U.S pledges military aid to help the French

1950

President Eisenhower outlines the Domino Theory

1954

Geneva accords

1954

French leave Vietnam

1956

Kennedy is elected President

1960

Diem and Kennnedy assassinated

1963

Johnson becomes president

1963

Gulf of Tonkin incident

1964

1st american combat troops arrive in Vietnam

1965

my lai massacre

1968

Tet offense

1968

Nixon elected president

1968

Ceasse fire signed in Paris

1969

Nixon announces vietnamization

1969

Last american troops leave vietnam

1973

End draft announced

1973

Nixon resigns

1974

Ford becomes president

1974

remaining american evacuate vietnam

1975