Anti-War Movement

By: McKagan Barrett

5 Facts About Anti War Movement

  • Anti-war marches and other protests, such as the ones organized by Students for a Democratic Society.
  • On October 21, 1967, one of the most prominent anti-war demonstrations took place, as some 100,000 protesters gathered at the Lincoln Memorial.
  • the anti-war movement got a big boost when the civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. went public with his opposition to the war on moral grounds.
  • The anti-war movement began mostly on college campuses, as members of the leftist organization Students for a Democratic Society.
  • A small but outspoken liberal minority was making its voice heard by the end of 1965.

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