The Anti-War Movement (Class 6)

The Anti-War Movement (Class 6) - The Anti-War Movements...

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The Anti-War Movements During LBJ’s War Hippies protesting the war The largest groups that protested were student groups o The most radical group was Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) The “New Left” The “Old Left” was Karl Marx’ working class The “New Left” were people like the authors of the Port Huron statement The intellectuals and educated left side Were a group already in place before Vietnam o Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee SNCC (Snick) After 1965- Black Nationalist and Anti-war Followed the ideals of MLK and Gandhi Wanted equal rights for blacks in the south Often worked alongside the SDS Opposed the draft and war SDS calls the first major rally in Washington D.C. in April 1965 o Not many people were expected. Everyone was welcomed, including the Communist party o The FBI attended as well in order to make sure everything went well o 20,000 estimated attendance o Media coverage Liberal Clergy
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