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anti-war protest by 10,000 Nixon wins "peace with honor"

1968 Democratic National Convention

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supporters of the war

Hawks

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opposes the war

Doves

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anti-war protest where 4 students were killed

Kent State

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3 day rock concert

Woodstock

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against going to war for moral or religious beliefs

conscientious objector

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to intentionally injure a fellow soldier to teach him a lesson

fragging

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a chemical defoliant that destroys all vegetation. Later realized it caused cancer

Agent Orange

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site of massacre by US soldiers on women and children. resulted in US soldiers being called baby killers

My Lai Massacre

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peace treaty with North Vietnam. Release of POWs

Paris Peace Accords

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soldiers who might experience nightmares, flashbacks, or aversion to loud noises

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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limits the presidents power to deploy troops

War Powers Act

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lowered the voting age to 18

26th Amendment

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the gradual reduction of troops in Vietnam

Vietnamization Policy

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low interest loans to buy a house, start a business or go to college

GI Bill of Rights

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black granite wall which looks like a scar cut into the earth. Names represent fallen soldiers

Vietnam War Memorial

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Supreme Commander of American forces in Vietnam

Westmoreland

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ordered the massacre of the women and children in My Lai

Lt. Calley

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1/2 American, 1/2 Asian

Amer-Asians

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cult leader responsible for ordering the murder of 6 people

Charles Manson

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actress who was murdered by member of the Charles Manson cult

Sharon Tate

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made the US realize the SVA is no match for the NVA

invasion of Laos

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formerly known as Siagon

Ho Chi Minh City

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1st televised war which influences public opinion

impact of TV

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5 effects of VIetnam

Economic, vietnamese and american sacrifices, Psychological/physical effects, Political changes

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Inflation and national debt increases

Economic impact

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Many Citizens killed, many orphans, birth defects due to agent orange

Vietnamese sacrifices

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GI Bill, Viet War Memorial, Dead, wounded, Pow's, MIA

American Sacrifices

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PTSD, addiction, cancer

Psychological/physical effects