Things Going On in the U.S. During Vietnam War

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Things Going On in the U.S. During Vietnam War

Things Going On in the U.S. During Vietnam War


Lecture number:
22
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Texas A&M University
Course:
Hist 106 - History Of The U S
Edition:
2

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HIST 106 1st Edition Lecture 22 Outline of Last Lecture I. America During Vietnam War Outline of Current Lecture I. Things going on During Vietnam War Current Lecture  Battle of Dien Bien Phu o We wanted the French to join NATO  The NVA had a lot of equipment b/c it was a very short distance between the manufactures and the battlefield o We had to take our weapons from the US all the way to Vietnam  Things going on during the same decade as the Vietnam war: o Counterculture: large number of reactions to the Vietnam war o Civil Rights o Politics  Politics o Johnson is President until 1968  The Great Society: declares war on poverty  Creates Office of Economic Opportunity  Passes Medicare and medicate  Passed Department of Housing and Human Development  Opens immigration which had been close since 1924  Appoints 4 liberal judges to the supreme court  Miranda v. Arizona: entitles you to certain rights  He starts pouring money in at the bottom and national income start to rise o Liberation Movement  Free Speech Movement  Women’s Liberation  ERA: Equal Rights Amendment  Phyllis Schlafly: fought against the ERA saying it was an assault on God and Texas values  ERA was shot down  Latino Liberation These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor’s lecture. GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes, not as a substitute.



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