How Did The Vietnam War Affect The Economy

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When the long lasted Vietnam war ended in April of 1975, more than five thousands of Americans had been killed. Years after, American still suffered from far-reaching post-war consequences. The Vietnam War has affected the U.S. economically, socially, and politically. First, the war decreased the U.S. economy. The production capability of the U.S. has been quite strained during the war time since the requirement of weapons and other machines are high. This caused an unbalanced productivity between daily consumer goods and military equipments. The government’s non-profit input decreased dollar’s value and finally lead to an inflation. The inflation began to rise from 1969 and kept increasing through out the war. American families’ life became
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