Opposition to United States involvement in the Vietnam War

Opposition to United States involvement in the Vietnam War

Protests against the Vietnam War in Washington, D.C., on October 21, 1967 The movement against the involvement of the United States in the Vietnam War began in the U.S. with demonstrations in 1964 and grew in strength in later years. The U.S. became polarized between those who advocated continued involvement in Vietnam and those who wanted peace.

Many in the peace movement were students, mothers, or anti-establishment hippies. Oppos