Anti-War Movement

Write a profile of anti-war movement and explain how it created a popular culture
The Vietnam War had an impact on the American people that will not soon be forgotten. During this period of time America was facing many serious challenges all at once these casualties would one day show the world what it would become. Americans were at war fighting for freedom and democracy because supposedly Vietnam was a communist ruled country. The fact of the matter is   the American people were lied to and eventually it lead to an opposition in people‚Äôs opinions. It was the young American crowd who stood up to voice their opinions concerning this meaningless war and created an antiwar popular culture whose ideology has continued to have a profound impact on American society up to the present day.
Due to the opposition towards Vietnam War, there were a number of demonstrations, particularly among students, calling for the US to end its involvement in Vietnam between 1963-1965. However, it was in 1965 that these demonstrations escalated, when President Johnson ordered massive U.S. military intervention and the sustained bombing of North Vietnam. "teach-ins" whose campaign composed of University Faculties attempting to help people understand the issues that political leaders refused to discuss, and to create awareness of the extent of the war and the number of American men and Vietnamese citizens dying each day. Student for Democratic Society (SDS) organized the first national antiwar demonstration in Washington, which consisted of 20,000 people. Also, it was with these acts that the anti-Vietnam movement gained the attention of the American press.
One of the most important and recognized things to occur between the years of 1965 and 1968 was the rising of civil rights leaders. An important civil rights leader known as Martin Luther King   greatly expressed his support in the anti war movement spoke the truth to the citizens of the U.S.A. He knew that the war was draining most of...