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Social Movements, Women, and Vietnam

1. What were the poitical outcomes of the end of the war in Vietnam.
2. What is the status of women, and how were women affected by the changes brought about during the 1960s.

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There were a variety of issues that surrounded the war in Vietnam and the return of the soldiers. Socially, the soldiers returning from war were publicly shunned. There was no great welcome, no gala affair as we often see today when soldiers return home from war. Many of the soldiers that returned home suffered from a variety of ailments due to the events that took place at war. Many began to suffer from issues like post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and had physical illnesses due to substance exposure, including most notably, Agent Orange. The most significant issue from the Vietnam war post-war was definitely PTSD. Veterans now needed ways to cope and those ways were very ...

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This solution discusses the political and social outcomes of the Vietnam War. The status of women and the changes to the status of women during the 1960's is also discussed. Additional student resources are provided for student expansion.