America's Protest In The Vietnam War

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In 1955, the United States entered the Vietnam War, a war that would last twenty years. This war had proved to be one of the deadliest wars of the time. During this time, it brought a great divide throughout the country. People felt as though the war was unnecessary and the government was sacrificing innocent lives. There were riots and peaceful protests throughout the country because many people wanted to war to end and were beginning to stand up for their rights. Also, music had begun to join the fight in spreading the people’s protest. Songs like “For What It’s Worth” by Buffalo Springfield, “Fortunate Son” by Creedence Clearwater Revival, and “War” by Edwin Starr, became fight songs for those protesting. All of the songs told of the anger
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