1968's Contribution To The Anti-War Movement

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1968 was the year that “all hell broke loose” (Pettengill) and set the stage for political transition. First, we have the Vietnam War, which the U.S sent troops in order to stop communism. The Tet Offensive was multiple attacks by the Vietcong and North Vietnamese in the major cities where the US was usually the strongest. The American people lost trust in the government, because they were left delusional thinking they were close to winning the war when they were not. This event led to the Anti-War Movement where riots were form at The Democratic National Convention. The riots turned into a brutal tragic against the Chicago protestors and the police. Also in 1968 was the year that one of the civil right leader by the name of Martin Luther King

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