The war caused a great rift within american society, raising doubts about america's role in the world, its morality, and its priorities the way the war was conducted also fed into a growing cynicism about government and other institutions.
The inventions that the cold war produced would change the world forever the most important of these innovations were the microwave, integrated circuits, communications and spy satellites, icbm. America's role in the vietnam war assess america’s role in vietnam in the 1960s: no conflict since the civil war more divided americans than us involvement in the civil war in vietnam american involvement in vietnam resulted in deep divisions in us society and remains a dark time in history and consciousness for many americans. How did the vietnam war affect america the vietnam conflict totally changed the attitudes of a generation more and more american citizens became suspicious, all in all, the vietnam war stopped the post-world war ii era of aggressive and unquestioning us foreign intervention vietnam also continues to loom large in the minds of. America’s purpose and role in a changed world carl gershman p ublic opinion reports on americans’ attitudes toward foreign policy sketch a picture of retrenchment, war-weariness, and skepticism toward global engagement, even as there is also a growing concern that the world is increasingly unstable and dangerous.
The role of the united states in the vietnam war began after world war ii and escalated into full commitment during the vietnam war from 1955 to 1975 the us involvement in south vietnam stemmed from 20 long years of political and economic action these had the common incentive of ending the growing communist domination in vietnam. America protests against the war at first americans at home thought it was a good idea to stop communism they supported american involvement as time went on and more and more american soldiers got killed in vietnam americans changed their attitudes about the war people saw the brutal war on television. Weapons world war iii will be fought, but world war iv will be fought with sticks and stones”-albert einstein fifty-two million souls perished in the storm of world war ii the actions engaged after world war i from the treaty of versailles became the ultimate cause of world war ii.
What role did the american media play in the vietnam war 1741 words | 7 pages introduction: the american media is a vital resource for coverage on national and international affairs. The vietnam war also changed the united states’ role in the world it was the first war that the americans had lost soldiers who came back suffered from psychological problems and had a hard time returning to normal life.
Five key legacies of the vietnam war stand out as having shaped the nation -- and indeed, continue to do so today, writes rudy deleon. The vietnam conflict totally changed the attitudes of a generation more and more american citizens became suspicious, skeptical and cynical about the government and public institutions in the wake of the vietnam war the military, in particular, was discredited for years after the conflict. A lmost every war that america has fought since the beginning of the twentieth century was a war america had determined to avoid we were neutral in world war i until unlimited submarine warfare against our trans-atlantic shipping became intolerable.