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    This posting explains the political and social outcomes of the end of the Vietnam War.

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    Although this topic is vast, please allow some of my ideas to help. Once you write your own paper, please send to me for editing and feedback. Please use APA to format as directed:

    First, as you describe the connection between student unrest and the Vietnam War as well as the effects, please note how the era of the 1960s reflected revolutionary attitudes and actions. Research shows that student unrest resulted from the War. "As the Vietnam War dragged on into its second decade with no perceptible end in sight, and American casualties mounted along with its atrocities, young men who had received deferments because of their student status found themselves increasingly in jeopardy as graduation approached, and the promised end to hostilities failed to materialize" (http://scholar.library.miami.edu/sixties/studentUnrest.php).

    In other words, you might add how the Vietnam War caused an overall air of distrust and a loathing for the authority figures, especially national leaders and politicians "whose platitudes and slogans had proved false spread to a distrust of students for all traditional authority figures, causing students to question the authority of all those in positions of power and/or dominance" (http://scholar.library.miami.edu/sixties/studentUnrest.php).

    You might also examine that student unrest resulted from lack of public support for the war in Vietnam. You might also mention the tragic events of April 30, 1970 when President Nixon surprised America with his televised to send American troops in support of the South Vietnamese invasion of Cambodia. As a result, "Thousands of previously uninvolved students viewed this move as an expansion of the war, and joined in protest of such action. Campuses and ...

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    The Vietnam War is briefly examined.