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President 1?
John F. Kennedy 1961-1963
President 2?
Lyndon B. Johnson 1963-1965 1965-1969
President 3?
Richard M. Nixon 1969-1973 1973-1974
President 4?
Gerald R. Ford 1974-1977
Viet Cong
Communist gurrillas in South Vietnam who fought against the Vietnam War
Deferment
official postponement of a peros call to serve in the armed forces
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
1964 congressional resolution authorizing President Johnson to militay act
Viatnamization
President Nixon policy of replacing American military forces with those of South Vietnam
conscientious objecter
someone who opposes war on moral on religious ground
Penatgon papers
Gov. study u.s involment in the vietnam war made public
escalation
expansion by stages, as from a limited or loca conflict into a general especially nuclear wa
Tes Offensive
Attack by Viet Cong and North Vietnamese forces throughout South Vietnam
teach in
special sessio of lecture and discussion on a controversial
Woodstock
Fesival in New York where they celebrate peace and love
Ho Chin Minh Trail
Supply route that carries troops and supplies from nort vietnam to south
My Lai Massacre
1968 the killing of several hundres vietnamese by american soldiers
napalm
Highly fammable chemial can be place into bombs