Vietnam War Necessary Analysis

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On September 9, 2001, the United States of America was hit with a devastating blow. The Twin Towers were taken down on October 7, 2001, less than a month later. However, was this war necessary? Bush stated “that this was a multinational effort as proof that America, in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks, was “supported by the collective will of the world.” […] He vowed to continue to take what he called the “war on terror” to those countries that sponsored, harbored or trained terrorists” (History.com Staff). However, in the article by David Griffin, he shares that “The American public has for the most part probably been unaware of the illegality of this war, because this is not something our political leaders or our corporate media have been anxious to point …show more content…
In general, everyone hated and protested the government for the Vietnam War. The reason for going to war in Vietnam was because the country split into two North and South. The North was a communist party, and the U.S. was afraid that if they left the South alone then the South would fall to communism. Due to this fear, the U.S. sent in troops to stop the reign of communism. The reason for protest didn 't just come from the fact that the U.S. used the draft, but because society knew that the war should never have been started in the first place. (McLaughlin). Since people did not have access to the internet during this time period, individuals were able to analyze the war and the country’s rationale for involving the US which led to the general consensus that the war was a waste of time. They were researching the facts and formulating their own ideas of what the government should do in this situation. After the 9/11 attacks, people had the World Wide Web, which caused them to care less about formulating their own ideas and influenced them into blindly trusting what others shared with

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