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History 40C – Primary Source Assignment 4 Name: Ankit Jain ID: 96065117 1. How does SNCC justify its opposition to the Vietnam War? What arguments does the comic make to persuade the reader to oppose the war? What does the comic ask the reader to do? One of the main ways the opposition is justified by mentioning the different political and social figures who are also in opposition to the war such as John Lewis, Muhammad Ali, Martin Luther King Jr. I believe these names and groups are mentioned because a lot of people are ardent followers of these people and their opinion will make a difference in putting forward the point SNCC is trying to. One of the main points of argument made is associated with the fact that there are places in the home front itself where there are still issues of inequality such in Mississippi, which still need to be addressed and solved, but resources are being used, rather wasted in their opinion to help out another country, who might wasn’t exactly there for US during other times of need such as WW2. The civil war of South Vietnam was something which could have been avoided if the US hadn’t interfered just because they weren’t keen on letting a man who they didn’t like to come into power. Giving our resources due a problem which US caused and

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