For a while antiwar music was limited due to the fact that in the beginning of the war people were still supportive of the soldiers being in Vietnam. But over time president Lyndon B. Johnson kept sending more troops to Vietnam to fight and that caused many Americans to become angry. Benefits of music: Jimi Hendrix; Famous rock and roll artist used his platform to represent the crying soldiers by playing unorthodox notes in the Star Spangled Banner at the Woodstock event. Music also helped give the soldiers hope.
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the draft was abolished in 1973, men of draft age (between 18-25 years) still have to register with the Selective Service System within 30 days of the 18th birthday. During the Vietnam War, about two-thirds of American troops were volunteered, the rest were selected for military service through the drafts. All American men in draft-age were collected by the Selective Service System. The rate for Americans that fought in Vietnam included 25% poor, 55% percent working-class, 20% middle-class men, but very few came from upper-classes families. Many soldiers came from rural towns and farming communities.
Many veterans have been known to be traumatized from fighting in the war and can have dramatic consequences for the mental health. Veterans also had a problem reintegrating into society because of civilian beliefs.https://youtu.be/E4rHLSrlAB0
The North Vietnamese government and the Viet Cong were fighting to reunify Vietnam. ... The U.S. government viewed its involvement in the war as a way to prevent a communist takeover of South Vietnam.