Popular Culture And Music Affect U.s. Public Opinion On The Vietnam War

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To what extent did popular culture and music affect U.S. public opinion on the Vietnam War?

I.B. Internal Assessment

Chavez, Miguel
History HL
Port Chester High School
Word Count: 2,131
May 2016 Table of Contents

Part A: Plan of Investigation……………………………………………………………Page 3
Part B: Summary of evidence…………………………………………………………...Page 4
Part C: Evaluation of sources…………………………………………………....………Page 7
Part D: Analysis …………………………………………………………………....……Page 9
Part E: Conclusion……………………………………………………………….………Page 12
Part F: List of sources ……...……………………………………………………………Page 13

Part A: Plan of Investigation To what extent did popular culture and music affect U.S. public opinion on the Vietnam War? The Vietnam War split the country in half between those against and for the war. It was a time of social revolution which influenced popular culture and music. First, this investigation will examine some of the most influential music and pop culture during the time of the Vietnam War and how these examples positively or negatively viewed the war. Secondly, the investigation will focus on the magnitude that music and pop culture influenced the public opinion and if there were any other factors that contributed to how society viewed the war.
The method of investigation include: sources that provide many different perspectives of how society and the public viewed the war, including: books, online publications, and websites. One of the most valuable sources to be used is the "Uncensored…
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