Vietnam War and the Civil Rights Movement

The Vietnam War and the Civil Rights Movement made the United States the country it is today. War, protest, and violence rocked the nation to its core. Choose what you think the two most important events of this period were and write about them, explaining why you feel they were so pivotal to American history. Then, read your classmate’s work and see if you agree with their choices, see if there is a common theme, and discuss with them how the nation was changed for the better during the events of this period in American history.