You Have to Explain Which One You Think Best Represents the Way in Which People in the Usa Reacted to the Vietnam War.

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You have to explain which one you think best represents the way in which people in the USA reacted to the Vietnam War. At the start of the Vietnam war, many Americans were eager to stop the spread of communism in South East Asia. The three sources represent some of the reactions that the public in the USA had towards the Vietnam War. It can be seen by the media coverage whether by newspaper article, cartoon or song that people in America at the time of the Vietnam war had strong views about what was going on. The content accuracy and objectivity of the representations must be analyzed and evaluated before a judgment can be made about which one best represents public opinion in the USA to the Vietnam War. Representation 1 was written by British author Cliff Gifford and was published in 2005. Some may argue that due to it being written many years after the war, it would not be fully accurate. Some may also think that due to Gifford being British, and not being American, it would not have full understanding of what was happening in America at the time. However, both of these beliefs are inaccurate, as Gifford has written to full description of what happened in America when the Vietnam War happened and it accounts for why it was a major reason of America’s defeat in the war. However the representation is balanced, even though it only has one paragraph on the ‘majority of the American people who supported President Johnsons actions in Vietnam and believed in the ‘domino theory’’. This gives people who are reading the representation the different views on how the Americans reacted to the war. ‘Majority’ gives evidence that despite the lack of morale some Americans had being the turning point of the war, there was still a lot of people who supported President Johnsons and America’s involvement in Vietnam were for a good reason. Representation 1 accounts the Tet

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