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.

  • London
  • Prague
  • Paris
  • Moscow
  • Berlin
  • Brussels
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2. The 1950s was a decade of ... and ... for many young Americans.

  • The 1950s was a decade of excitement and opportunities for many young Americans.
  • The 1950s was a decade of hardship and depression for many young Americans.
  • The 1950s was a decade of boredom and confusion for many young Americans.
  • The 1950s was a decade of frustration and anger for many young Americans.
  • The 1950s was a decade of realisation and education for many young Americans.

3. 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 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 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 1,000 US casualties. By 1968 the number increased to 13,000.
  • 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.

4. The methods of warfare used by the ... in Vietnam intensified student protest.

  • British
  • USA
  • Vietnamese

5. 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.

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

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