The Anti Vietnam War Movement in the United States
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A large-scale movement against the Vietnam War developed in the United States. The movement was less a unified army than a rich mix of political notions and visions. The tactics used by anti-war activists were diverse. Though youth predominated, the peace movement came to include a wide cross-section of American society.
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