1930-Ho Chi Minh Helps Found Indochinese Communist Party

Ho Chi Minh declares Vietnam as a communist nation, this puts them as a threat to the United States and allies with the Soviet Union.

1950- Viet Minh receive military weapons from China

China is a major super power and by them giving Vietnam weapons, it shows that North Vietnam is ready for war.

1964- Gulf of Tonkin Incident

Two U.S. Destroyers are attacked by Vietnam forces.

1972- Easter Offensive

North Vietnam crosses 17th parallel into South Vietnam and attacks them in a demilitarized zone.

1973- Paris Peace Accords

Provides a cease-fire, ends war.

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