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The Vietnam Conflict By: Shelbye Burkes! & Sydney Willis!

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1 The Vietnam Conflict By: Shelbye Burkes! & Sydney Willis!

2 The Vietnam war was the longest military conflict in us history. The hostilities in Vietnam Laos and Cambodia claimed the lives of more than 58,000 Americans. Military!

3 The War! The Vietnam war was the longest and most unpopular war in which Americans fought. And for many of the more then 2 million American veterans of the war, the wounds of Vietnam will never heal.

4 The Vietnam War Timeline 1945 – 1960 Seeds of the Conflict – 1960 Seeds of the Conflict – 1964 Americans commit – 1964 Americans commit – 1968 The Jungle War 1965 – 1968 The Jungle War 1969 – 1975 The Bitter End 1969 – 1975 The Bitter End

5 Critics of the American invention claim that the war was unnecessary and immortal and the policymakers in Washington dragged the country into an unwanted war. Critics of the American invention claim that the war was unnecessary and immortal and the policymakers in Washington dragged the country into an unwanted war.

6 John F. Kennedys Quote Let every nation know, whether, it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burder, meat any hardship support any friend, oppose any foe, in order to assure the survival of Liberty. Let every nation know, whether, it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burder, meat any hardship support any friend, oppose any foe, in order to assure the survival of Liberty


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