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  • 1.  LBJ disgraced  Tet offensive  Refuses to run for Presidency in 1968
  • 2.  LBJ disgraced  Tet offensive  Refuses to run for re-election Civil Rights Racial tensions Rise of the Black Panther Party Cities burn with Black riots Martin L. King assassinated Robert Kennedy assassinated
  • 3.  LBJ disgraced  Tet offensive  Refuses to run for re-election Civil Rights Racial tensions Rise of the Black Panther Party Cities burn with Black riots Martin L. King assassinated Robert Kennedy assassinated  Cold War Events  My Lai Massacre in Vietnam  Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia  USS PUEBLO attacked by North Korean
  • 4. Anti-War Organizations National Mobilization Committee Students for a Democratic Society (SDS). Youth International Party (YIPPIES) Abbie Hoffman and Jerry Rubin
  • 5. Anti-War Organizations National Mobilization Committee Students for a Democratic Society (SDS). Youth International Party (YIPPIES) Abbie Hoffman and Jerry Rubin Democratic Party collapses Eugene McCarthy vs. Robert Kennedy Both gain anti-war support Kennedy assassinated----Sirhan, Sirhan VP Hubert Humphrey runs for Democratic nomination
  • 6. Democratic National Convention Chicago, Aug. 1968 mass protests against war Americans witness the radical “anti-war and counter culture” on TV VP Hubert Humphrey wins Democratic nomination
  • 7. divided US ESTABLISHMENT ANTI-ESTABLISHMENT Supported Vietnam War Called Middle America, the Silent Majority Traditional American values: hard work, family and patriotism Feared and disliked new styles of music and dress of youth Against use of illegal drugs
  • 8. divided US ESTABLISHMENT ANTI-ESTABLISHMENT Counterculture: Hippies, Flower Children Supported Vietnam War Called Middle Issues America, the Silent  Opposed Vietnam War Majority  Anti- Draft Traditional American  Pro- Civil Rights values: hard  Against Traditional work, family and values patriotism  Rebelled with sex, drugs, and rock’n’roll Feared and disliked new styles of music and dress  Opposed authority of youth A movement toward a new Against use of illegal society, greater freedom drugs Used drugs, LSD
  • 9. Were the Anti-war protests, along with the music of the era affective in bringing about the end to the Vietnam War?
  • 10. For What It’s Worth by Buffalo Springfield There's something happening here What it is ain't exactly clear There's a man with a gun over there Telling me I got to beware
  • 11. I think it's time we stop, children, what's that sound Everybody look what's going down There's battle lines being drawn Nobody's right if everybody's wrong Young people speaking their minds
  • 12. Getting so much resistance from behind I think it's time we stop, hey, what's that sound Everybody look what's going down What a field-day for the heat A thousand people in the street
  • 13. Singing songs and carrying signs Mostly say, hooray for our side It's time we stop, hey, what's that sound Everybody look what's going down Paranoia strikes deep
  • 14. Into your life it will creep It starts when you're always afraid You step out of line, the man come and take you away We better stop, hey, what's that sound Everybody look what's going down
  • 15. Stop, hey, what's that sound Everybody look what's going down Stop, now, what's that sound Everybody look what's going down Stop, children, what's that sound Everybody look what's going down
  • 16. From 1965 through 1972, the Anti-war movement successfully demonstrated against the Vietnam War. 1. The First Washington, D.C. Rally April 17, 1965 Organized by SDS (Students for a Democratic Society) 16,000 people gathered outside the White House and shouted:  We Want Peace Now  No More War” Only 4 arrests made
  • 17. 2. March on the Pentagon October 21, 1967 National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam organized demonstration. 5 days of protests Yippies (Youth International Party) organized an exorcism to cast out the “evil war spirits.” Escalated into violence  2,500 troops guarded the Pentagon  Tear gas was used  681 arrested
  • 18. 3. The Moratorium Rally November 15, 1969 Largest Anti-war protest 250,000- 500,000 protestors Relatively peaceful only 135 arrests.
  • 19. 4. Kent State Protest or Massacre 4 days of protest: May 1 to 4, 1970 Demonstrated against Nixon’s invasion of Cambodia Day 4 the National Guard from Ohio was called in disperse the crowd and bring order Approx. 2,000 people present Protestors shouted “pigs off campus” and threw rocks and chased Guardsmen up a hill National Guardsmen opened fire for 13 seconds  4 dead  9 wounded
  • 20. Ohio by Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young Tin soldiers and Nixon coming, We're finally on our own. This summer I hear the drumming, Four dead in Ohio.
  • 21. Gotta get down to it Soldiers are gunning us down Should have been done long ago. What if you knew her And found her dead on the ground How can you run when you know?
  • 22. Tin soldiers and Nixon coming, We're finally on our own. This summer I hear the drumming, Four dead in Ohio.
  • 23. 5. Washington, D.C. Rally, May 3, 1971 Goal: Shut down Washington D.C. In response to Nixon’s invasion of Cambodia and the Kent State shootings March on the Pentagon, the Capitol, and the Justice Department Over 200,000 people attended peaceful rallies in D.C. Became violent and 7,000 protestors were arrested. Protestors were not successful in closing down Washington, D.C.
  • 24. We don't smoke marijuana in Leather boots are still in Muskogee; We don't take our style for manly footwear; trips on LSD. We don't burn our Beads and Roman sandals draft cards down on Main won't be seen. Football's still Street; We like livin' right and the roughest thing on bein' free. We don't make a campus, And the kids here party out of lovin'; We like still respect the college holdin' hands and pitchin' woo; dean. We don't let our hair grow long and shaggy, Like the hippies CHORUS out in San Francisco do. I'm proud to be an Okie from CHORUS Muskogee, A place where even squares can have a ball. I'm proud to be an Okie from We still wave Old Glory down Muskogee, A place where even at the courthouse, And white squares can have a ball. We lightnin's still the biggest still wave Old Glory down at thrill of all. the courthouse, And white lightnin's still the biggest thrill In of all. Muskogee, Oklahoma, USA.
  • 25. If you're going to San Francisco Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair If you're going to San Francisco You're gonna meet some gentle people there For those who come to San Francisco Summertime will be a love-in there In the streets of San Francisco Gentle people with flowers in their hair
  • 26. All across the nation Such a strange vibration People in motion There's a whole generation With a new explanation People in motion people in motion For those who come to San Francisco Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair If you come to San Francisco Summertime will be a love-in there If you come to San Francisco Summertime will be a love-in there
  • 27. Don't Bogart that joint my friend, pass it over to me Don't Bogart that joint my friend, pass it over to me Roll another, just like the other one You've been hangin' on to it, and I sure would like a hit' Don't Bogart that joint my friend, pass it over to me Don't Bogart that joint my friend, pass it over to me Roll, another one, just like the other one Cause this ones burned about, to the end So come on and be a real friend Don't Bogart that joint my friend, pass it over to me Don't Bogart that joint my friend, pass it over to me Don't Bogart that joint my friend, pass it over to me Don't Bogart that joint my friend, pass it over to me
  • 28. I hear people talkin' bad, About the way we have to live here in this country, Harpin' on the wars we fight, An' gripin' 'bout the way things oughta be. An' I don't mind 'em switchin' sides, An' standin' up for things they believe in. When they're runnin' down my country, man, They're walkin' on the fightin' side of me. Yeah, walkin' on the fightin' side of me. Runnin' down the way of life, Our fightin' men have fought and died to keep. If you don't love it, leave it: Let this song I'm singin' be a warnin'. If you're runnin' down my country, man, You're walkin' on the fightin' side of me.
  • 29. I read about some squirrely guy, Who claims, he just don't believe in fightin'. An' I wonder just how long, The rest of us can count on bein' free. They love our milk an' honey, But they preach about some other way of livin'. When they're runnin' down my country, hoss, They're walkin' on the fightin' side of me. Yeah, walkin' on the fightin' side of me. Runnin' down the way of life, Our fightin' men have fought and died to keep. If you don't love it, leave it: Let this song I'm singin' be a warnin'. If you're runnin' down my country, man, You're walkin' on the fightin' side of me. (2 times)
  • 30. Yeah, c‟mon on all you big strong men. Uncle Sam needs your help Repeat Chorus again. He‟s got himself in a terrible jam. Way down yonder in Vietnam. Well c‟mon on Wall Street -- don‟t So put down your books and pick move slow. Why man, this is war-a- up a gun. We‟re gonna have a whole go-go! There‟s plenty good money to lot of fun! be made by supplying the Army with the tools of the trade. Just hope and Chorus: pray that if we drop the bomb. They And it‟s 1, 2, 3, what‟re we fighting drop it on-a Vietcong! for? Don‟t ask me, I don‟t give a Chorus damn. Next stop is Vietnam. And it‟s 5, 6, 7, open up the pearly gates. Ah, Well c‟mon mothers throughout this ain‟t no time to wonder why. land. Pack your boys off to Vietnam Whoopee! We‟re all gonna die! C‟mon pops, don‟t hesitate. Send „em off before it‟s too late. Be the Well c‟mon generals, let‟s move first one on your block. To have your fast. Your big chance has come at boy come home in a box! last. Gotta go out and get those Reds. The only good Commie is one Chorus who‟s dead. And you know that peace can only be won. When we‟ve blown „em all to kingdom come!
  • 31. Fighting soldiers from the sky Back at home a young wife waits Fearless men who jump and die Her Green Beret has met his fate Men who mean just what they say He has died for those oppressed The brave men of the Green Beret Leaving her his last request “Put silver wings on my son‟s chest Chorus Make him one of America‟s best Silver wings upon their chest He‟ll be a man they'll test one day These are men, America‟s best Have him win the Green Beret” One hundred men will test today But only three win the Green Beret Chorus Trained to live off natures land Silver wings upon their chest Trained in combat, hand-to-hand These are men, America's best Men who fight by night and day One hundred men will test today Courage peak from the Green But only three win the Green Beret Berets Chorus These are men, America's best One hundred men will test today But only three win the Green Beret
  • 32. Some folks are born made to wave the flag Ooh, they're red, white, and blue And when the band plays "Hail to the Chief" They point the cannon right at you It ain't me, it ain't me , I ain't no senator's son It ain't me, it ain't me, I ain't no fortunate one Some folks are born silver spoon in hand, Lord, don’t they help themselves But when the tax man comes to the door, Lord the house looks like a rummage sale It ain't me, it ain't me, it ain't no millionaire's son It ain't me, it ain't me, I ain't no fortunate one
  • 33. Some folks inherit star spangled eyes, Ooh, they send you down to war And when you ask them, "How much should we give?" They only answer "More! More! More!" It ain't me, it ain't me I ain't no military son It ain't me, it ain't me I ain't no fortunate one It ain't me, it ain't me I ain't no fortunate one
  • 34. One pill makes you larger And one pill makes you small But the one’s the mother gives you Don’t do anything at all Go ask Alice When she’s 10 feet tall And if you go chasing rabbits And you know you are going to fall Tell’em a hook-ah smoking caterpillar Has give you the call Recall Alice When she was just small
  • 35. When men on the chessboard Get up and tell you where to go And you’ve just had some kind of mushroom And your mind is moving slow Go ask Alice I think she’ll know When logic and proportion Having fallen sloppy dead And White Knight is talking backwards And the Red Queen’s “off with her head!” Remember what the dormouse said FEED YOUR HEAD FEED YOUR HEAD FEED YOUR HEAD
  • 36. Were the Anti-war protests, along with the music of the era affective in bringing about the end to the Vietnam War? The first opinion: Yes, very effective, why? Kept the public informed on the issues. There was some sympathy towards the protestors. The second opinion: No, why? The Protestors were viewed by many as too radical Many Americans believed the U.S. Government was spending too much money on the war.
  • 37. YOU DECIDE