Reasons for Student Protest in the 1960s

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1. 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.
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2. JFK's assassination in ... angered and disillusioned many young Americans and drove them into protest movements.

  • 1963
  • 1965
  • 1962
  • 1964

3. ... was particularly influential. His lyrics covered themes of changing times, nuclear war, racism and the hypocrisy of waging war.

  • Joe Tex
  • Will Smith
  • Bob Dylan
  • Woody Guthrie

4. 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
  • Brussels
  • Berlin
  • Prague
  • London
  • Moscow

5. The media encouraged student opposition. The war in Vietnam was the first to be televised in great detail. Colour television, which was readily available by ..., worsened the bloody nature of what was shown.

  • the early 1950s
  • the late 1960s
  • the late 1950s
  • the early 1960s

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