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Flashcards in Confrontation and Cooperation, 1964-72 Deck (17):
1

People’s Republic of China recognised by the UN

October 1971

2

Gulf of Tonkin incident and Resolution passed in Congress

August 1964

3

Tet Offensive in Vietnam War

January-February 1968

4

Vietnam War extended to Cambodia

1970

5

China successfully detonated atomic bomb

October 1964

7

Border Disputes between China and Soviet Union

1969

8

Prague Spring

May-August 1968

9

SALT I ratified, beginning of detente

May 1972

10

Arms limitation talks between US and USSR begin

1969

11

South Vietnamese soldiers enter Laos

1971

12

Vietnamisation process begins

1969

13

Nixon visits China on a historic trip

February 1972

14

Nixon elected president of USA

November 1968

14

Brezhnev Doctrine announced

November 1968

15

Khrushchev resigns; replaced by Leonid Brezhnev

October 1964

16

Apollo II lands on the moon

July 1969

17

Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

1968