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The social science implications of Vietnam

Your response to the questions below should be composed in complete sentences and paragraphs and be 200-300 words in length.

1. What effect do you think demonstrations against Vietnam had on bringing the war to a close?
2. If there were demonstrations now against the Iraq War, how might they be similar and how might they be different from the antiwar demonstrations of the 1960s?
3. What do you think is the relationships between the music of the 60s and the Vietnam War?

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The war demonstrations were most effective as pressure on political figures to step in. Popularity of the protests brought the media in. The media did extensive coverage. Wrapped up in the protests about civil rights and the war, young people brought the most pressure and as the future, they were given less appreciation. The war was brought to a close less because of the pressure of the protest and more because it was a losing cause where there were no plans and little understanding about how to win. The need to ...

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A discussion of the social, psychological and political implications of the War in Vietnam.