People do NOT normally get upset about things (anything) when they are NOT involved. Once they are involved, they get upset. These people were upset: Doctors, lawyers, school teachers, fathers, uncles, sons, nephews, cousins, neighbors, home owners, newly weds, friends, STUDENTS, road workers, plumbers, Baseball players, football players, hockey players, golfers, surfers, bowlers, etc. etc. were being DRAFTED into the US Military to fight in Vietnam.
The military draft.
Stopping communist aggression.
Some people were against the Vietnam War because young men were being drafted to fight in the war.
Common citizen wise, no one cared; until they got drafted.
Richard Nixon was against the Vietnam War!
During the war, hardly no one would discuss it; all it caused was arguments (or worse).
Some were for our part in the Vietnam war and some against however by the time we left the war most were against it and it had a lot to do with the downfall of the liberal country party coalition of the day.
Vietnam Veterans Against the War was created in 1967.
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Protesters charged that American lives and money were being wasted on an un-just war. The government of South Vietnam, they said, was no better than the Vietcong or the North Vietnamese.
See: List of anti-war organizations.
hippies protested against the vietnam war because they wanted peace
because it was north Vietnam against south Vietnam
Communist North Vietnam .
North Vietnam against South Vietnam The USA, Australia and New Zealand.
American Writers Against the Vietnam War was created in 1965.
Because it caused a lot of dead, protests, riots, arguments, and headaches for a very long time.
Vietnam was part of the cold war. A war against communism.
Many who didn't have to fight the war, were for it. Many who had to fight the war, were against it.
North Vietnam started the war against South Vietnam; the US went to the aid of the South.
Probably the biggest argument was that it was a civil war, and the US should stay out of it. It wasn't a civil war. A civil war is ONE NATION fighting against itself; the Viet War consisted of TWO NATIONS fighting each other. Just like WWI, WWII, etc. were.
the Vietnam war against the Americans went for 20 years
Because they are against war.
Against Communist North Vietnam's take over of the Republic of South Vietnam.