Vietnam Protests

Protests

Tom Hayden writes the Port Huron Statement for SDS

1962

Students protest at Yale, Berkley, and Time Square

1964

Protests heighten across multiple campuses

1965

Major campus protests continue, protests move from campuses to large cities.

1966 - 1970

SDS turns violent, bombings across America, loses popular support

1970 - 1973

Vietnam War

American Military Advisors Arrive in Vietnam

1960

Number of U.S. Troops in Vietnam Triples

1960 - 1962

US Combat Units Deployed

1965

2 million men receive college deferments, 170 thousand are drafted

1966

Height of American involvement

1968

U.S. military involvement ends

1973