The success of the Vietcong and NVA in winning the Hearts and Minds of the local peasants in Vietnam was important in the outcome of the War. They fought a determined effort to reunify Vietnam and drive out foreign invaders. The Guerrilla tactics were able to wear down the US/ARVN superior numbers and prevent them from using their superior technological power.
Huge demonstrations carried out during the war calling for the withdrawal of US forces from Vietnam
Civil Rights Movement
Undermined the war effort as the US failed to achieve a quick victory
58,000 total deaths
Televised pictures showing the horrors of the war
October 1969 2 million people took part in the Vietnam Moratorium protests