The aftermath of the war losses the most immediate effect of the vietnam war was the staggering death toll the war killed an estimated 2 million vietnamese civilians, 1 1 million north vietnamese troops, 200, 000 south vietnamese troops, and 58, 000 us troops those wounded in combat numbered tens of thousands more. The psychological effects of the vietnam war josh hochgesang, tracye lawyer, toby stevenson war & peace: media and war this allows them to feel a sense of integration and acceptance within society typically, the vietnam soldier was between the ages of 17-25 years old. Vietnam thus was asymmetrical: whereas north vietnam’s objectives were simple and straightforward, the united states was burdened by a whole host of other issues in its dealings ultimately, vietnam was an entirely new kind of war for the united states, one that still remains morally and historically problematic.
The vietnam war's effects on american society abstract the vietnam war had a profound effect on american society it changed the way we viewed our government, the media, and our constitutional rights. War can have many different impacts on societies it depends very much on what the society is like before the war, what the war is about, how popular the war is, whether that particular country. Vietnam - effects of french colonial rule: whatever economic progress vietnam made under the french after 1900 benefited only the french and the small class of wealthy vietnamese created by the colonial regime the masses of the vietnamese people were deprived of such benefits by the social policies inaugurated by doumer and maintained even by his more liberal successors, such as paul beau. In 1965, after the vietnam war had been active for nearly ten years, kennedy’s successor, lyndon b johnson, initiated a strong escalation of the american involvement in vietnam by 1968, there were massive anti-vietnam war marches, protests, sit-ins and student strikes in major cities and on college and university campuses across the country.
Despite the myth of the chronically impaired vietnam veteran, most vets married, found jobs, and successfully reintegrated into american society many became successful businessmen and politicians whose experiences in the war shaped subsequent us policy toward vietnam. The vietnam war was not the united states' bloodiest or most costly conflict, but its effects were deep and long-lasting its unpopularity polarized the country its cost made it difficult to. The vietnam war had far-reaching consequences for the united states it led congress to replace the military draft with an all-volunteer force and the country to reduce the voting age to 18. The vietnam war's effects on american society - the vietnam war's effects on american society abstract the vietnam war had a profound effect on american society it changed the way we viewed our government, the media, and our constitutional rights because of this shift in perspective, the country was torn apart and yet still came together in. Vietnam war effects the vietnam war was a very costly war it not only affected those in battles, but it also left behind long term effects on people everywhere in the world it was an extremely costly war with over 58,000 americans dead and over 150,000 wounded in battle.
The vietnam war era's impact on american society by anthony scott a thesis submitted to the department of education and human development of the state university of new york college at. The vietnam war's effects on american society abstract the vietnam war had a profound effect on american society it changed the way we viewed our government, the media, and our constitutional rights because of this shift in perspective, the country was torn apart and yet still came. The war diverted johnson and the people away from his great society he wanted to be remembered for his great society, not the war johnson hated the vietnam war so much that he refused to run. The vietnam war was the longest and most polarizing conflict in the history of the united states learn about the causes of the war as well as its effects on the united states.
Social, economic and political effects of the war the controversial vietnam war had a huge impact on australian society in the 1960's/1970's it affected all aspects of society, such as the social, economic and political issues. While this has existed in society since long before the vietnam war, the 1960’s was the first era when politically focused music expanded beyond a niche audience and had widespread popularity. Effects of the vietnam war by: nicole sorensen, madeline jerge and abby kaugher there are many different perspectives and ideas to consider in order to represent the full effects of the vietnam war. Today, april 30, marks the anniversary of the end of the vietnam war on this date in 1975, marines evacuated the last americans from the embassy in saigon, bringing to a close america’s most. The vietnam war had a profound effect on american society it changed the way we viewed our government, the media, and our constitutional rights because of this shift in perspective, the country was torn apart and yet still came together in new and different ways.
The vietnam war's effects on american society the vietnam war had a profound effect on american society it provided a contraversial issue that formed a catalyst for a social structure just ready to be provoked when the american public became aware of the situation at. The social, economic, and cultural effects of the vietnam war: although people at first believed the us went into the vietnam war for a good cause, it proved to be exactly the opposite: a destructive effect on the social, economic, and cultural life of america. Lbj envisioned a great society and declared war on poverty he was very successful in promoting his domestic reforms, including creating medicare and medicaid, but his achievements were overshadowed by the war in vietnam. The bombing had little effect on the vietcong's ability to wage war in south vietnam students for a democratic society (sds) an organization for social change founded by college students in 1960.
Although the number of mias in world war ii and the korean war (80,000 and 8,000, respectively) was much greater than mias in the vietnam war, the small number of missing american soldiers in the latter conflict (1,992 in all of southeast asia, 1,498 in vietnam) captured the national psyche. This is “the great society and the vietnam war”, section 112 from the book united states history, volume 2 (v 10) for details on it (including licensing), explain the goals of the lbj’s great society, and evaluate his effectiveness in combating racial injustice and poverty.
The vietnam war damaged the us economy severely declared a “war on poverty” through his “great society” programs while escalating the war in vietnam at the same time was the first us president hamstrung by what is known as “the vietnam effect” or “the vietnam syndrome”,. Western health professionals and the public have a misguided image of war and its aftermath that is often far removed from the actual experience of non-westernised societies a british psychiatrist looks at the effects of war and at the belief that the emotional reactions of victims of war should be. The main impact of the vietnam war was to help drive american society apart american society had been relatively homogeneous and united in the 1950s and early 1960s.