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Protests Begin. Students for a Democratic Society -teach-ins about the war -picketing the White House -backlash against anti-war view. Protests Begin. -American forces were over ½ million -leaders predicting end of war soon - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Protests BeginStudents for a Democratic Society

    -teach-ins about the war

    -picketing the White House

    -backlash against anti-war view

  • Protests Begin-American forces were over million

    -leaders predicting end of war soon

    -Jan. 1968 major attack by Vietcong shows no sign of defeat to come

    -public opinion turns on LBJ

  • Tet Offensive-American forces were over million

    -leaders predicting end of war soon

    -Jan. 1968 major attack by Vietcong shows no sign of defeat to come

    -public opinion turns on LBJ

  • Tet Offensive-American forces were over million

    -leaders predicting end of war soon

    -Jan. 1968 major attack by Vietcong shows no sign of defeat to come

    -public opinion turns on LBJ

  • Year--1968-LBJ scales back war effort and decides to not seek re-election

    -assassinations of King, RFK

    -college protestsColombia

    -Democratic Convention, Chicagorioting occurs

  • Year--1968-LBJ scales back war effort and decides to not seek re-election

    -assassinations of King, RFK

    -college protestsColombia

    -Democratic Convention, Chicagorioting occurs

  • Nixon Wins-Nixon wins election but stays in Vietnam???

    -Vietnamization

    -bombing of Laos and Cambodia

    -Nixon tries to leave without admitting defeat

  • Nixon Wins-Nixon wins election but stays in Vietnam???

    -Vietnamization

    -bombing of Laos and Cambodia

    -Nixon tries to leave without admitting defeat

  • Homefront-My Lai Massacre, 1968

    -protest renew over Cambodia

    -Kent State

    -Jackson State

    -Pentagon Papers

  • Homefront-My Lai Massacre, 1968

    -protest renew over Cambodia

    -Kent State

    -Jackson State

    -Pentagon Papers

  • Vietnam Ends-early 1973 US leaves Vietnam-Paris Peace Accords-Fall of Siagon, 1975

    -58,000 killed 365,000 wounded

    -veterans treated differently

    -Passage of the 26th Amendment

    -Vietnam Memorial-Vietnamese refugees-War Powers Actlimits the ability of Presidents to wage war

  • Vietnam Ends-early 1973 US leaves Vietnam-Paris Peace Accords-Fall of Siagon, 1975

    -58,000 killed 365,000 wounded

    -veterans treated differently

    -Passage of the 26th Amendment

    -Vietnam Memorial-Vietnamese refugees-War Powers Actlimits the ability of Presidents to wage war