Unformatted text preview: Great Society - 1968 – Large scale riots, student uprisings surrounding the civil rights movement • Martin Luther King Assassinated – MLK spoke out against the war in Vietnam before his assassination, called for anti-war activism • Urban Rioting – o People that had once supported the military began to protest the war in Vietnam o Two things that radicalized students: 1. Draft – full-time students were exempted unless they had a low GPA (beginning on grade-inflation) 2. Universities researching for chemical companies and drafting students to work for them...
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- Fall '07
- Vietnam War, anti-war movement