Vietnam war, weshah & shifaa - 9B

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  • 1. Vietnam WarDone by :Shifaa al TayerWeshah Sayed
  • 2. What ways did dissatisfaction with the war affect the US?• Doubt grows on the home front• The war weakens the economy• Antiwar movements begins to emerge• Antiwar protests increase• The draft becomes increasingly unpopular• Students clash with authorities• More and more Americans oppose the war
  • 3. Students clash with authorities: Kent State Students protesting the bombing of Cambodia by United States military forces, clashed with Ohio National Guardsmen on the Kent State University campus. When the Guardsmen shot and killed four students on May 4, the Kent State Shootings became the focal point of a nation deeply divided by the Vietnam War.
  • 4. Why did opposition to the war intensify?More and more Americans oppose the war;Hawks and doves drifted farther apart. More groups organized against the war. As the war lengthened, many Americans began to question U.S involvement. Morale declines as war wears on. President Johnson keeps increasing the spending because of eliminating poverty, and people are like “Excuse me, why are we doing this? ” many more and more people were killed and people got angry and started to question a lot.