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  1. Protests Begin Students for a Democratic Society -teach-ins about the war -picketing the White House -backlash against anti-war view

  2. Protests Begin -American forces were over ½ million -leaders predicting end of war soon -Jan. 1968 major attack by Vietcong shows no sign of defeat to come -public opinion turns on LBJ

  3. Tet Offensive -American forces were over ½ million -leaders predicting end of war soon -Jan. 1968 major attack by Vietcong shows no sign of defeat to come -public opinion turns on LBJ

  4. Tet Offensive -American forces were over ½ million -leaders predicting end of war soon -Jan. 1968 major attack by Vietcong shows no sign of defeat to come -public opinion turns on LBJ

  5. Year--1968 -LBJ scales back war effort and decides to not seek re-election -assassinations of King, RFK -college protests Colombia -Democratic Convention, Chicago rioting occurs

  6. Year--1968 -LBJ scales back war effort and decides to not seek re-election -assassinations of King, RFK -college protests Colombia -Democratic Convention, Chicago rioting occurs

  7. Nixon Wins -Nixon wins election but stays in Vietnam??? -Vietnamization -bombing of Laos and Cambodia -Nixon tries to leave without admitting defeat

  8. Nixon Wins -Nixon wins election but stays in Vietnam??? -Vietnamization -bombing of Laos and Cambodia -Nixon tries to leave without admitting defeat

  9. Homefront -My Lai Massacre, 1968 -protest renew over Cambodia -Kent State -Jackson State -Pentagon Papers

  10. Homefront -My Lai Massacre, 1968 -protest renew over Cambodia -Kent State -Jackson State -Pentagon Papers

  11. Vietnam Ends -early 1973 US leaves Vietnam -Paris Peace Accords -Fall of Siagon, 1975 -58,000 killed 365,000 wounded -veterans treated differently -Passage of the 26th Amendment -Vietnam Memorial -Vietnamese refugees -War Powers Act limits the ability of Presidents to wage war

  12. Vietnam Ends -early 1973 US leaves Vietnam -Paris Peace Accords -Fall of Siagon, 1975 -58,000 killed 365,000 wounded -veterans treated differently -Passage of the 26th Amendment -Vietnam Memorial -Vietnamese refugees -War Powers Act limits the ability of Presidents to wage war