Throught the war, americans foreign policy changed. Before the war the policy was against helpping in forien affairs but during the government found a way to help. This is what spread the roumer about the domino theory
The draft could be argued to be one of the most contriversial things in this war. This is due to the fact that the public thought it was morally incorrect to do so. This also caused draft dodgers. people who found ways to get out of the draft and exploited them to be able to not get drafted.
In vietnam, american men would have sex with the vienamese woman. This would create the first set of amerasians in vietnam. These boys were teased and dishonored due to there features. This was because they looked like there fathers. This made it hard for them. With no father and mother the babies ended up in orphanages, the only place they could call home
Due to the struggles of the war, most american men struggled with PTSD. This disability was caused based on their experiences during the war. This would cause the men to constantly fear the worst. Some even would hear gun shots when a car only backfired. It was hard for these men to come back as well. This was because the american people didn't welcome them home. Most men were not even thanked for there service even though most of them didn't even want to fight in that war. This was because of the outrage causing the men to be disrespected.
The U.S. government viewed its involvement in the war as a way to prevent a communist takeover of South Vietnam. This was part of the domino theory of a wider containment policy, with the stated aim of stopping the spread of communism worldwide.
The vietnam war was one of the first wars to have a equal amount of black men as white men in the war. This men't that the african american men fought along side whit men together. They fought for the same goal and with no concequences of losing.