Music of Vietnam

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  • Music And Cartoons Of The Vietnam War

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    Ajax Diamandis Ms. Harris AP US History June 8, 2015 Art as History: Music and Cartoons of the Vietnam War The Vietnam War (1955-1975) was the longest war the United States has ever fought in and also the most controversial. Many Americans protested against sending their children across seas to fight in a war that did not involve the United States. Millions asked for a return to isolationism such as the 1920s. Meanwhile many protests went viral as the National Guard interfered, killing four at Kent

  • The Effects Of Music In The Vietnam War

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    The Vietnam War was one of the most important wars throughout history, as it was one of the longest conflicts in the history and as it was part of the cold war and the Indochina wars. There are many versions of how many soldiers and civilians were killed in the war; the Vietnamese government assuring there were 3.1 million people killed, but a demographic study demonstrated that the total numbers of casualties, including civilians and soldiers from both sides, were around 800,000. The war started

  • Music of the Vietnam Era Essay

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    Music of the Vietnam Era The use of music to convey social commentary was certainly not unique to the Vietnam War. However, what made the music so significant was its versatility. It quickly captured and reflected public opinion as it developed, and offered expression regardless of race, gender, status or political orientation. As a result, there was no one song that captured the essence of the Vietnam War. Words about war have been put to music for generations, but usually in a positive manner

  • Protest Music In The Vietnam War

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    Protest music was an effective tool used as a weapon in peaceful protest in America during their involvement in the Vietnam War. Singers and songwriters would express their views through the lyrics of their songs, effectively spreading awareness and informing people about the changes that need to take place, and the ideas of peace over war. Protest music was a major contributor in the escalating support for the peace movements, as well as many other movements, against the horrors of the Vietnam War and

  • The Role Of Music In The Vietnam War

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    didn’t believe in. During the Vietnam war when you were sent there to fight you lost all of your identity , they was no longer just blacks or white, you became one big group of people only identified by your social security number on your dog tags around your neck. The longer you fought in this war your sense of humanity was completely ripped from your person, it enabled you to kill a life in vain, it was no longer just an enemy it had become part of your being, like taking the butt of your gun and

  • Music During the Vietnam War Essay

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    being drafted into the Vietnam War. This war brought on revolutionary and innovative ways of thinking. The young people of this decade wanted change and this brought a huge difference in culture from the conservative fifties. Inspiration for many of the songs and lyrics of the time came from the Vietnam War. The war caused many people to protest and speak out about it. The main genres people used to show their attitudes about the current war were folk and rock. Hippies used music to express themselves

  • Protest Music In Vietnam War Essay

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    Origins of Protest Music Protest music has always been around since the beginning of the organization of the United States and well before that. Protest music is music that has a message of change of an idea or action for the better in the artist's view. "But wars also create their unique antagonists who transform their empathy, concern, anger, and other emotions into poetry, prose, or in our time, popular music. This was particularly true of the war in Vietnam. Given this era’s unique historical

  • Music During the Vietnam War Essay

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    Music During the Vietnam War Throughout time, music has been an influential part of society. As a form of entertainment and expression, its impact has always been felt both economically and emotionally. During the Vietnam war, music evolved into more a form of expression rather than pure entertainment. Emotionally charged songs became a method to oppose the war, and vent frustrations. While many songs opposed the war, numerous others focused on peace and happiness. They provided a positive

  • How Music Affected the Anti-Vietnam Movement

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    aggressive species. They disagree with one another, which might lead to conflict, and if the conflict is big enough, war. There have been many great battles and wars in the past, but one of the most controversial and protested war in human history was the Vietnam War. As World War II ended, the young males returned to their homes. They began families which brought a significant number of new children into the world. This dramatic increase in the number of births is called the Baby Boom. The Baby Boomers were

  • Protest Music 's Influence On The Vietnam War

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    Influence on the Vietnam War Andrew W. Long Pickens Academy Coach Tyler Abstract Protest music influenced the Vietnam War in many ways. It changed how people thought about it, and also how people got through it. Most people would listen to the music and not be sad about the war anymore. Protest music also influenced political choices during the Vietnam War. It helped to bring the war to an end. Protest Music’s Influence on the Vietnam War Music is influential in society. Music is a way to express