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1

What were the wars supporters called?

The hard hats

2

Why were they called the hard hats?

People who supported nixon and the continuation of the war, they were construction workers from the world trade centre, together with the wall street office workers , they confronted the anti war protesters in manhattan

3

How did nixon describe his supporters, who supported vietnamisation?

The silent majority

4

What did the silent majority want?

Wanted to win with peace rather than retreat and appear weak.