Vietnam War Protest Research Paper

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What makes protest effective? The definition of protest is a statement or action expressing disapproval of or objection to something. A modern day example of protesting is the march for our lives protest and one from a while ago was the Vietnam war protest. These two protests have one thing in common, the young adults were protesting to end violence.

The March for Our Lives is a demonstration created and organized by #Never Again. These kids are asking for 3 things. 1), Pass a law to ban the assault weapons frequently used to carry out mass shootings 2) Stop the sale of high-capacity magazines, restricting the amount of ammunition and 3)Close loopholes in America's background checks and implement laws that require background checks on every gun purchase, including those that occur online or at gun shows. They used many ways to protest this gun violence, for example, creating signs, marching to the state capitol and giving speeches. However, a lot of people choose not to support the march for our lives …show more content…

The U.S later entered the war and viewed its involvement in the war as a way to prevent a communist takeover of South Vietnam which is part of the domino theory. A group of Americans started to disapprove of the U.S being apart of the Vietnam war because so many people were dying and it appeared to be unwinnable lacked a clear objective. Since they disapproved of this they started to protest the war by burying their draft cards marching just like the kids in the march of the lives protest. They also bombed the bathrooms at the Pentagon, created patriotic songs like “war”, and created signs. However, some people did not support these protesters because they had lost the lives of their loved ones and though America should keep fighting to finally defeat Vietnam. Although some people disagreed a lot of people supported these protesters and their battle to end this

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