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Unformatted text preview: The 1960s: The Times The They Are-a-Changing They 1 Minute Questionnaire: Section 6 Discussion Sections: Study Guide # 11 1960’s slide show JFK’s Motorcade in Dallas just JFK’s before he was assassinated before MLK Murdered in Memphis, April, 1968 Marvin Gaye Jefferson Airplane Jimi Hendrix at Woodstock Percy Sledge Bob Dylan Sly and the Family Stone James Brown Janis Joplin album cover by R. Janis Crumb Crumb Campus Protest, Berkeley, CA 4 students killed in antiwar protest at Kent students State University, May 4, 1970 State Big Question Why do some generations feel as if they can shape history while others feel as if they are shaped by history? A decade easily stereotyped An affluent/rebellious time Highpoint of liberalism but also the Highpoint origins of modern conservatism origins Many Americans disapproved of the New Many Left, student protest, and antiwar movements Ronald Reagan got his political Ronald start in the 1960s as Gov of CA start One of the most important things that One happened was hardly noticed at the time happened 1965 Immigration Reform Act: First year Asian immigrants outnumber European immigrants to United States. The Rise of the “New Left” A mostly student­led movement that wanted to distinguish themselves from the “Old Left” and from liberals. Huge # of College Students, man of them deeply influenced Huge by the Civil Rights movement: Bob Moses, the leader of “freedom summer” in 1964 “freedom Students for a Democratic Society Students (SDS) (SDS) Port Huron Statement Free Speech Movement, 1964 Mario Savio Rise of the Counter-Culture Shift from politics to culture Defining everything as “political” Sexual Revolution Sexuality became political, emerging as an axis around which new social movements organised. Shifts in the relations between women and men, particularly those inspired by the emergent women’s liberation movements. This parallels women’s increased presence in the public realm and personal autonomy . concerning reproductive choices and sexual expression. The political mobilisation of the gay & lesbian movements. The increased commercialisation and commodification of sexuality through pornography and mass media. The relaxation of censorship laws. The Birth Control Pill: FDA The approved in 1960 approved Decline in birthrate Rise of “second wave feminism” Gloria Steinham and Dorothy Pitman Gloria Hughes: Founders of Ms. Magazine Ms. Gay and Lesbian Rights Gay movement: Stonewall 1969 movement: ...
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