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"Hey kids, ever heard of the term vietnam?" - Si Robertson

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Morgan French

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Transcript of "Hey kids, ever heard of the term vietnam?" - Si Robertson

Lasting Effects of the Vietnam War
By: Morgan French and Roxy Truax Lasting Effects in the Home Front - Post dramatic stress syndrome


- Narcotics became a bigger problem


- 10% of Gls in some units were regular users by the end of 1970 Long lasting effects in Vietnam -Agent Orange damaged 1,034,300 hectares(hectare=10,000 square meters) of forest vegetation

- Agent cause many people to have disabled children from breathing in the chemical

- America dropped 8 million bombs in Vietnam some of which still have yet to go off Pictures of the Home Front Pictures of Vietnam Video about agent orange Lasting Effects on the Home Front - Adult age was lowered from 21 to 18 to enter the Armed Forces

- Organized to voice opposition among returning servicemen and women.

- People wanted to forget the war and get on with their lives Post Traumatic Stress- is a type of anxiety disorder. It can occur after you've seen or experienced a traumatic event that involved the threat of injury or death. Vietnam Veterans Memorial http://thewall-usa.com/ Lasting Effects in Vietnam -The bombs that had yet to go off, have killed 100,000-200,000 people causing the majority of the population to be under the age of 15 years of age

-There was 3-4 times more bomb dropped in Vietnam then there was in WWII

-Agent Blue was used to poison the North's crops
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