Compare & Contrast The Godfather by Mario Puzo

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1940s: American support for American involvement in World War II is overwhelmingly strong. The Godfather's anger that his son enlisted in the war is extremely unusual.

1960s: American support for American involvement in The Vietnam War becomes weaker every day. More and more people sympathize with those who would like to keep their sons out of military service.

Today: The United States has not drafted soldiers into military service since 1973.

1940s: Women have a narrow, specific place in society. There are only a few professions, such as nurses and teachers, which are deemed appropriate for them.

1960s: Women are in the midst of the struggle for liberation, so that social laws and prejudices will not limit their potential.

Today: Women are accepted in most professions and activities, although there are still a few areas where disparity between the genders exists.

1940s: Motion picture studio...

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