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Which incident caused the American antiwar movement to pick up steam in 1970? a.the My Lai massacre b.the Bay of Pigs invasion c.the Gulf of Tonkin resolution d.the US's bombing and invasion of Cambodia

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Dana Keller on April 13, 2019

The correct answer is D. The My Lai Massacre occurred in 1968, but caused outrage among the citizens of the U.S. since the killing of unarmed Vietnamese citizens. The Bay of Pigs Invasion occurred in 1961. The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution was signed in the year 1964. This shows that the only correct answer, based on the time anticipated in the question is D. the invasion of Cambodia lead to different protests around the country, including the famous Kent State protest.

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