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Unformatted text preview: Vietnam War Before the Vietnam War started most of America had a high regard for their representatives in government along with the universities in this country. In the early 60’s this view started to change slowly. The views changed during this time and were basically divided into two groups. The first group thought that the intentions were good for getting into the Vietnam conflict but quickly determined that the war carried a great economic and social burden, this thought led to the feeling that the United States should pull out of the conflict in Vietnam. The other group of people felt that we were there to serve and make better the country and that we should see the battle through until we got the communists out of that country. Demonstrations were large and more often than not took place on college campuses. This war instituted the draft; this was the first time the draft was used in this country since World War II. The draft basically meant that both men and women were eligible to be sent off to Vietnam to participate in that...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course HIS 135 taught by Professor Runyon during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
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- Vietnam War