This is my gifted project for trimester one. I read about thee Vietnam war and now I'm doing a project. This is part one.
In August of 1945, Japan surrenders to the Allies and gives up military control of France's Indochina colonies. Ho Chi Minh declares the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV). France sends troops to occupy Vietnam, Sparking conflict.
The first Indochina war begins.
In 1964, the USA enters the war. USA claims that Vietnam patrol boats attacked the USS Maddox. Congress approves of the Gulf of Tonkin resolution . The USA takes military action in Vietnam.
In 1965, a year after the Gulf of Tonkin incident, the first major US conflict using ground troops begins.