The Student Movement and the Vietnam War

Essay Question:

When your family thinks about people in the 1960s or early 1970s who were your age (18 to 26, say), what seems most significant about those people?

To support your argument, get some family stories about young people in this era. The following questions should elicit family stories that will be useful to you. Composing your own questions might be even more successful, especially if you base those questions on your knowledge of your family chronology and history.

For those who had family members in college:

For those who served in Vietnam or who knew people who did:


More general questions for further conversation: