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They didn't want to get drafted. Many people did not think the US belonged in Viet Nam.

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Q: Why were people protesting the Vietnam war?
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Protesting and dodging the draft.

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They protesting the military draft. Draft riots, draft card burning.

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a movement protesting the Vietnam war- mainly the draft

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How were the kent state killings related to the vietnam war?

The killings at Kent State are related to the Vietnam War because they were there protesting the war. The Ohio National Guard was called in and four people were killed and nine were wounded.

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The students were protesting the American invasion of Cambodia, as well as protesting the continuation of the Vietnam war.

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