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Vietnam War

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Happy Thanksgiving!      1789 - A national Thanksgiving Day is observed in the United States as recommended by President George Washington and approved by Congress.  Thanksgiving Days had...
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Government comes to America!      1620 - Plymouth Colony settlers sign the Mayflower Compact. Being forced to land in what would become Massachusetts, instead of the targeted Virginia...
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Crisis Averted!      1962 - The Cuban missile crisis comes to an end as the Soviet Union agrees to remove its nuclear capable missiles from Cuba in exchange for the United States removing...
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Into the Quagmire!      1961 - President John F. Kennedy sends 18,000 military advisors to South Vietnam.  Filling the void after the French withdrawal in 1954 the United States started to...
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We're Back!      1969 - NASA launches Apollo 12, the second crewed mission to the surface of the Moon.  The crew consisted of Mission commander Charles "Pete" Conrad, Lunar Module Pilot...
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Boycott Over!      1956 - The Montgomery Bus Boycott comes to an end when the Supreme Court declares that Alabama laws requiring segregated buses to be illegal.  The boycott began on...
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Thank You!      Veteran's Day recognizes and honors all of the military veterans who have served our country.  It is celebrated each year on November 11, the anniversary of the signing of...
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Finally! 1976 - George Washington's is appointmed, posthumously, to the grade of General of the Armies of the United States by congressional joint resolution Public Law 94-479 and is approved by...
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Fire!  1871 - Four major fires break out on the shores of Lake Michigan in Chicago, Peshtigo, Wisconsin, Holland, Michigan, and Manistee, Michigan.  The other fires are greatly overshadowed by the...
This book explores both wars in detail to help readers understand why the conflicts occurred and what their lasting effects have been.

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