Since post-war USA economy was not in good shape because of huge military spending and growing inflation, aid which are paid to veterans could not meet their needs fully. Moreover, war participants had encountered some serious medical issues when they return home. There were significant rise on cancer rate alongside other serious diseases among veterans because of extremely harmful effect of poison gas used in the Vietnam War named Agent Orange. Such medical problems were not just restricted with cancer and similar diseases. There were significant number of cases of birth anomalies such genetic and physiological mutations in veterans’
Mr. President I understand that this is a difficult time to be the president of the United States. With the mounting conflicts and troubles regarding the Tet offensive, assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., and the riots, which erupted soon after. Now many are in grief and rage throughout many cities. In addition, the current situations around the country have revealed an increase in disapproval regarding civil rights and the Vietnam War. A crisis of serious proportions has descended upon our cities, creating for our society a tremendous challenge.
The big failure America in the Vietnam War is the shameful history of tragic scene for arrogant American, whose pain is still difficult to ease. The crucial event also had a profound impact on today 's international situation. It is believed that the failure included political, economic, military and cultural background and other aspects, which are that common. When it comes to the controversial subject, I hope to put forward some fresh views from where I stand. 1.
World War II was fought due to the persecution and execution of multiple minorities such as Jewish people. gypsies, the disabled, and homosexuals. However, the irony of this event is that while America was fighting for the rights of others overseas, there was an immense amount of discrimination happening right here in the United States. African Americans, Hispanics, Asian Americans, and other underrepresented minorities were all put at a large disadvantage in terms of economic and social opportunity. While the United States army needed more soldiers to fight in the war, African Americans who were fighting for their country in the military faced immense discrimination from Caucasian soldiers.
58,000 Americans were killed and 300,000 were wounded. In the end, South Vietnam fell to communism. There were many things that contributed to the negative effect of the war; such as, money, politics, and the media. These all played a major part in the results of the war. Money, politics, and the media had negative impacts on society.
The Vietnam war was the leading cause of the split between all major groups of individuals. From this time derived those that fled, those that protested, and those that kept their opinions to themselves. This period featured freedom and the viewpoints of different civilians. The unorthodox group of individuals that stood out from society came to be known as hippies. These beings went against all previous norms of society and alienated themselves from societal rules.
This quote represents the emotional strain of soldiers during the Vietnam War. Soldiers were asked to do horrific things that were against their nature and slowly it broke them. The Vietnam War is infamous for the slow moving terrain and the PTSD it caused
These American troops were being placed to fight in unfamiliar and harsh terrain – as the majority of Vietnam was overgrown with forests and dangerous wildlife - which negatively affected the Americans morale and diminishing their possibility of success in the war. Many African Americans were sent to fight in Vietnam, which was ironic due to the fact that they experienced much hardship and racism back in their home country, which they were fighting to protect. These issues led to mass protest against the continuation of involvement in Vietnam – ultimately leading to increased protest action as well as the popularity of protest music. This form of
The 1960’s was a time of great conflict and tension for America. Lyndon B. Johnson was elected president in 1963, and many social issues were dividing the United States at this time. The fight for equal rights for every citizen, not just white males, caused many riots, protests, and distress for the country. The Vietnam War was taking place on the other side of the world, but was severely affecting Americans back in the States. It lead to the Anti-War Movement, which still affects America on foreign relations today.
Hello my name is Eduardo Vasquez and today I will be talking to you about the concerns of drug trafficking, and what should be done to reduce it. Today drug trafficking is a worldwide problem affecting many countries and their people. What is drug trafficking? Drug trafficking is a global illicit trade involving the cultivation, manufacture, distribution and sale of substances which are subject to drug prohibition laws. Although the UNODC(United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime) is continuously monitoring and researching global illicit drug markets in order to gain a more comprehensive understanding of their dynamics.But drug trafficking continues to be a big problem throughout the world.
The Vietnam War is very infamous and it has had many consequences on the U.S society and Asian Americans for years to come. One of the main effects from the war is the body count. Over 3 million Vietnamese citizens and 58,000 American troops had died in the bloodshed along with thousands more wounded. The use of Agent Orange not only destroyed Vietnam’s environment, but also caused health problems for the Vietnamese and the American troops using them, eventually leading to cancer. Society wise, the war had changed the way the public saw the U.S government.
/11 changed the way of American life. Many lives were lost due to the awful attack, but unfortunately many Arab and Muslim Americans had to pay for the cost. Post 9/11 is a continuous struggle for many Muslim Americans. Due to 9/11 many Muslims face discrimination, racial prejudice, and hate crimes. All throughout our history, hate crimes were targeted towards minority groups, such as: African Americans, Latinos, Italians, Irish, Germans, and Asians; today, hate crimes are targeted towards Muslims.