John Kenneth Galbraith
Chief economic advisor to Kennedy argued for strong central government
founder of democrat yippie movement, , Anti-WAR ACTIVIST; associated with students; used humor and satire to protest war
"Tune in, turn on, drop out."; said drugs freed the mind , United States psychologist who experimented with psychoactive drugs (including LSD) and became a well-known advocate of their use
one of the founders Students for a Democratic Society.
Ho Chi Minh
1950s and 60s; communist leader of North Vietnam; used geurilla warfare to fight anti-comunist
Ho Chi minh trail
a network of paths through Laos and Cambodia used by North Vietnam to transport supplies to the Vietcong in South Vietnam
• Started in Haight Asbury
• Wanted to get rid of capitalism—gave things to poor people so differences would be less
• Were all about providing free services to everyone, schools, hospitals, music, etc
3 day rock concert in upstate N.Y. August 1969, exemplified the counterculture of the late 1960s, nearly 1/2M gather in a 600 acre field
Chicago's mayor dispatched thousands of police and national guard troops to maintain order but situation exploded into violence outside during Democratic Convention
This city hosted the Democratic National convention which ended in a riot
Ngo Dinh diem
South Vietnam non-Communist leader
J. William Fullbright
Major Senate critic of Johnson's Vietnam policy, Senator from Arkansas
John F. Kennedy
The 35th President of the U.S. and was in office during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Lyndon B. Johnson
the 36th US president who privately wanted to stay out of Vietnam but sent soldiers because his goal was to stop the spread of communism
a lieutenant who's unit began shooting and killing unarmed civilians at My Lai. he later maintained that he was following orders, but many of the soldiers present did not participate in the massacre.
led protesters in calling for end of the war at the Chicago Democratic convention, legalize marijuana, abolition of money; co-founder of yippies
. He was responsible for getting the United States out of the Vietnam War by using "Vietnamization", which was the withdrawal of 540,000 troops from South Vietnam for an extended period.
Oscar-winning actress and political activist who was against Vietnam War. In 1972, she visited North Vietnam and made supportive broadcasts for North Vietnamese.
Spiro T. Agnew
VP under Nixon, resigned for extortion and bribery charges
Country Joe Mcdonald
— "I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixin'-to-Die Rag" about the vietnam war and african americans (1,2,3 what are fighting for...)
a massacre of hundreds of unarmed Vietnamese civilians by American soldiers during the Vietnam War
the nominee of the Democratic Party in the 1968 presidential election but lost to the Republican nominee, Richard Nixon
airport in South Vietnam where U.S army got first glimpse of war
battle between French + Viet communists, Vietnamese drove out the French
group within society that openly rejects and opposes society's values and norms
largest antiwar demonstration in history EVER!!!!
Segregationist who ran for president who ran for president and carried arkansas