As American casualties mounted, public support for the war faded. For the first time, Americans watched a war on television.


As American casualties mounted, public support for the war faded. For the first time, Americans watched a war on television. They saw villages burned, children and old people caught in battle, and soldiers wounded and killed.
To build up troops, the United States expanded the draft, or system of mandatory enlistment into the armed forces. The draft affected American youth unequally. Many young middle-class men found ways to avoid the draft, such as attending college. As a result, many of the draftees sent to Vietnam were poor. A large number were African American and Latino.
As more and more young men were sent to fight in the Vietnam War, an antiwar movement gained strength. Protesters staged rallies, burned draft cards (notices that a person has been drafted), and refused to serve in the military. Many of the largest demonstrations took place on college campuses.
Use the passage to answer the question.
Based on this passage, which of the following was a motivation for the antiwar movement?
A. The draft process and methods of selection seemed unjust.
B. Funding for the war left many colleges without the proper resources.
C. There was fear of the war spreading to American soil.
D. The events of the war were misreported.


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