Violence In The Vietnam War

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The sixties ended in defeat and violence. The student and other activist groups who fought so hard for civil rights in the beginning of the decade, sparked a sense of rebellion in the activists towards the end of it. This sense of self-righteousness led to many protests, both organized and spontaneous, on the Vietnam War, protests that grew in violence as the decade came to a close. The Vietnam War protests grew out of control. One personal account by Ann Charters, depicts how they began as peaceful marches and later, either because of the size of the crowd or anger at the war, grew to be more violent. Her own husband attempted to charge the White House. The shootings at Kent State and Jackson State followed in the two years after. The National
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