Bob Dylan is credited with being the voice of the counterculture of the 1960s. Millions of people gravitated to the lyrics written by Bob Dylan. Many of Bob Dylan songs connected with the antiwar movement.
The Civil Right's Movement helped to restart the women's rights movement in the 1960s and 1970s. The number of women in the workforce doubled from 1950 to 2000 as a direct result of the women's rights movement.
The antiwar movement became so strong because of the u.s radar when the ships was on sea they made a mistake by shooting at another u.s. ship, it was just an inexperienced radar operator aboard the "Maddox" that had mistaken "blips" of an North Vietnamese pt ship.