Unformatted text preview: homogenous, however they came from a variety of backgrounds, and had different reasons for opposing the war. Some were communists, some were civil rights leaders upset by the disproportionally high numbers of minorities being killed, and others were religious pacifist; all were united in their opposition to imperialist policies of the US war in Vietnam. After reading more about the movement, I’m not sure that the more radical members of the movement were very good for the cause. Although their actions may have drawn attention to their cause, I think radical, violent protests served to alienate moderates from taking part in protests against the war....
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- Summer '09
- Civil Rights, Social movement, anti-war movement, incredibly motivated people