Analyzing Protest Songs of the 1960s

by Amanda Tredinnick
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In January 1969, America’s recently elected conservative President Richard Nixon took office, young Americans were engaged in a radical and vivacious counterculture, and a devastating war in Vietnam continued amongst a diminishing degree of popular support. While President Lyndon Johnson had largely inherited the Vietnam crisis, his Gulf of Tonkin Resolution in 1964 allowed for his complete control as the Commander in Chief over Congress.

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The Vietnam War: Military Statistics

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