Born on the Fourth of July: Syracuse University Protest
American History → Vietnam War → Opposition to US Involvement
A group of students at Syracuse University protest the Vietnam War during an anti-war rally and are met with excessive force by law enforcement.
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Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studiesexplain reasons and outcomes for U.S. involvement in foreign countries and their relationship to the...
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studiesdescribe the responses to the Vietnam War such as the draft, the 26th Amendment, the role of the med...
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