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Unformatted text preview: 11/01/08 REC: Section 006, Wahl Please explain the causes, consequences, and legacies of cultural conflicts in the 1960s. How did these conflicts compare to earlier ones? In chapter fourteen of James Morone's Hellfire Nation , several different cultural conflicts of the 1960s are discussed. Morone goes on to explore the civil rights movement, which as he explains was a crucial part of the culture wars of the '60s. The student movement and the women's movement were )))))))))) and the Catholic movement was reflected in the popularity of giving speeches at churches. Morone states on page 430 that the campaign for civil rights “unleashed one of the great moral movements in American history”. One of the most famous incidents that helped spark the civil rights movement, was in the city of Montgomery, Alabama, when Rosa Parks refused to let a white man have her seat on the bus, although the other people next to her complied, and did move to let the man have their seats. Upon hearing of her arrest, black leaders in the city organized a boycott of the city's bus system and asked Martin Luther...
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This note was uploaded on 06/23/2009 for the course E 0551 taught by Professor Zimmerman during the Fall '08 term at NYU.
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