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The Prerequisites of the Vietnam War. By: Lauren Burns. Vocabulary. Viet Minh Democratic Republic of Vietnam Dien Bien Phu Containment Policy Domino Theory Geneva Conference of 1954/ Geneva Accord Ngo Dinh Diem National Liberation Front (NLF) Viet Cong Ho Chi Minh Law 10/59

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vocabulary
Vocabulary
  • Viet Minh
  • Democratic Republic of Vietnam
  • Dien Bien Phu
  • Containment Policy
  • Domino Theory
  • Geneva Conference of 1954/
  • Geneva Accord
  • Ngo Dinh Diem
  • National Liberation Front (NLF)
  • Viet Cong
  • Ho Chi Minh
  • Law 10/59
  • Army Republic of Viet Nam (ARVN)
the first indo china war
The First Indo-China War
  • France was occupied by Nazi Germany, lost its foothold in Vietnam and Japan took over.
  • The Viet Minh fought against Japanese, which surrendered at end of WW2, in 1945.
  • Ho Chi Minh took the capital of Hanoi and declared Vietnam an independent country, the Democratic Republic of Vietnam.
  • France came back, in 1950 with American aid, and drove Ho’s forces into northern Vietnam
  • France lost at Dien Bien Phu and seeked a peace settlement.
general democratic elections 1956
General Democratic Elections (1956)
  • General Democratic elections were arriving
  • U.S. thought that the one government would win and reunite the country
  • U.S. helped South Vietnam hold elections in South Vietnam
  • Ngo Dinh Diem was elected
diem in control
Diem in Control
  • He removed people from their homes and relocated them to areas under government & army surveillance
  • Catholic biased and family based
  • Tried to get rid of Communism, but his actions increased the amount of Communist supporters
  • In May 1959, Diem passed Law 10/59 which sought out Communists in South Vietnam
  • 1960, Caravelle Manifesto was issued and Southern Communists formed the National Liberation Front (NLF) which was supported by North Vietnam
kennedy administration
Kennedy Administration
  • 35th President of U.S.
  • 1962, U.S. established the Military Assistance Command of Vietnam (MACV)
  • U.S. sent “military advisors” into South Vietnam
  • Many weapons that the MACV gave to the ARVN ended up in the hands of the Viet Cong
  • The ARVN soldiers that were drafted, were secretly apart of the National Liberation Front
  • U.S. spent time and money on training the enemy

John F. Kennedy on US Advisors

JFK Speaking on Vietnam

end of diem kennedy
End of Diem & Kennedy

Ngo Dinh Diem

John F. Kennedy

3 weeks later, Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas

VP Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn into office

Kept Kennedy’s plans and advisors

  • August 1963, ARVN generals plotted to overthrow Diem
  • Supported by CIA operatives and U.S. ambassador in Saigon
  • November 1, coup was carried out
  • Duong Van Minh took power
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