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Napoleon takes Saigon in Vietnam
Vietnam is conquered by France and it becomes a colony
The US, already in Vietnam, begins their controversial involvement with the war.
The French lose control of Vietnam to the Northern Vietnamese.
Geneva Conference splits North Vietnam and South Vietnam.
US Involvement in the war ends when the US signs a peace treaty with N. Vietnam
President Eisenhower pledges support for South Vietnam
By 1957, Viet Cong (North Vietnam) starts fighting back.
JFK is advised to send more troops to fight.
35,000 people protest the war outside of the White House
Northern Vietnam launches the Tet Offensive, surprising the US forces
US forces slaughter 400 innocent people in My Lai, causing more protests
The largest protest with 250,000 people happens in Washington D.C.
National Guardsmen in Kent State University shot and killed 4 students.
Northern Vietnam forces take Saigon
Vietnam is unified as the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Vietnam War (Second Indochina War)
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