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Lecture 12

HISTORY 2500 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Strategic Arms Limitation Talks, Pol Pot, Operation Linebacker IiPremium

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Department
History
Course Code
HISTORY 2500
Professor
Markus Schoof
Lecture
12

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Morale opposition to the war
a)
MLK came out against the war, lost domestic support
b)
VP Humphrey also against actions of LBJ
c)
Protests
1)
a)
Morale
2)
US reporting that North was defeated, South stable
a)
North launches surprise attack on much of South
b)
Ended up being a military defeat for the NLF
c)
Psychological defeat for the US realizing the war
wouldn't be an easy win
d)
Tet Offensive
3)
Graduated Pressure
A)
Southeast Asia in Late 1950s and Early 1960s
I)
Controversial that he was being challenged by his own
party
a)
VP Hubert Humphrey ran against him, LBJ decided not to
run for reelection
b)
Nixon was front man for Republicans, wanted peace with
honor and dignity
c)
LBJ Challenged
1)
Humphrey vs Nixon
a)
Nixon ended up winning, new policies
b)
Election
2)
After Tet Offensive
A)
Less ground force attack, more air bombings,
a)
Shift the fighting to the South Vietnam army
b)
Shift of War
1)
Nixon Policies
B)
Nixon's Presidency, Détente, and End of War
II)
Week 12: The Vietnam War Cont. and End
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
3:53 PM
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