Reasons for Student Protest in the 1960s

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1. The student movement in the USA was influenced by student protests all over the world. For example, in 1968 student demonstrations in ... were so serious that they almost overthrew the government.

  • Paris
  • Moscow
  • Prague
  • Brussels
  • Berlin
  • London
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2. The young and student movement were very much influenced by the explosion of ... music, some of which protested against important issues of the day.

  • classical
  • hip hop
  • pop
  • jazz

3. US involvement in the war in Vietnam united the student movement. ... young Americans were fighting in the war and many others would be called up by the draft or conscription system.

  • 2 million
  • half a million
  • 1.5 million
  • a million

4. Opposition to the Vietnam War increased with the number of casualties. In 1965 there were less than ... US casualties. By 1968 the number increased to ....

  • Opposition to the Vietnam War increased with the number of casualties. In 1965 there were less than 3,000 US casualties. By 1968 the number increased to 18,000.
  • Opposition to the Vietnam War increased with the number of casualties. In 1965 there were less than 2,000 US casualties. By 1968 the number increased to 14,000.
  • Opposition to the Vietnam War increased with the number of casualties. In 1965 there were less than 700 US casualties. By 1968 the number increased to 17,000.
  • Opposition to the Vietnam War increased with the number of casualties. In 1965 there were less than 1,000 US casualties. By 1968 the number increased to 13,000.

5. Students wore badges saying 'Don't trust anyone over ...' which summed up their attitude to their parents' generation.

  • 35
  • 40
  • 30
  • 25

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