Vietcong: The guerrilla soldiers of the communist faction in Vietnam, also known as the National Liberation Front. 
Search and Destroy
Operation Rolling Thunder was the title of a gradual and sustained Republic of Vietnam Air Force (VNAF) aerial bombardment campaign conducted against the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV or North Vietnam) from 2 March 1965 until 1 November 1968, during the Vietnam War.

Domino Theory: The belief that if one nation in Asia fell to the communists, neighboring countries would follow. 
Gen. Westmonland
Eugene McMarthy
Hawks V. Doves: Popularly, “hawks” are those who advocate an aggressive foreign policy based on strong military power. “Doves” try to resolve international conflicts without the threat of force. 
TET Offensive: a series of offensives by the Vit Cng and the North Vietnamese Army during the Vietnam War. Assassinations of MLK & RFK: MLK- King was assassinated at 6:01 p.m. April 4, 1968, on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee.[19] Friends inside the motel room heard the shots and ran to the balcony to find King shot in the throat by James Earl Ray. RFK- On June 4, 1968, Kennedy scored a major victory when he won the California primary. He addressed his supporters in the early morning hours of June 5, 1968 in a ballroom at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. He left the ballroom through a service area to greet supporters working in the hotel's kitchen. In a crowded kitchen passageway, Sirhan Sirhan, a 24-year-old Palestinian, opened fire with a .22 caliber revolver and shot Kennedy in the head at close range (although some have questioned this account.

1968 Election: A wrenching national experience, and included the assassination of Democratic candidate Robert F. Kennedy, the violence at the 1968 Democratic National Convention, and widespread demonstrations against the Vietnam War across American university and college campuses.

George Wallace: An American politician who was elected Governor of Alabama as a Democrat four times, and ran for U.S. President four times running as a Democrat ,and as the American Independent Party candidate in 1968.

Vietnamization: The process of making south Vietnam assume more of the war effort by slowly with drawing American troops from Vietnam.

My Lai: The massacre of hundreds of unarmed Vietnamese civilians, mostly women and children, by U.S. soldiers on March 16

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