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Ch.18_1960s_70s_background - HUEC 4072: HISTORY OF DRESS...

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Unformatted text preview: HUEC 4072: HISTORY OF DRESS AND ADORNMENT AFTER 1700 CHAPTER 18 The Sixties and Seventies 1960 - 1980 Dr. Jenna T. Kuttruff Doris & Jules Carville Professor School of Human Ecology Louisiana State University European Economic Community 1956 1986 Created a single market for economic resources 12 member nations abolished tariffs affecting trade among themselves Emergence of Japan as a World Economic Power Economic model set pace for other industrialized nations Invested in new technologies to reduce production costs Produced quality, hi-tech products President JFK 1960 1963 Cuban missile crisis President John F. Kennedy - 1960 DNR Century p 132 Jackie Kennedy Style Setter Bouffant hairstyles Pillbox hats A-line skirts Low-slung pumps Empire evening dresses Wraparound sunglasses http://www.fembio.org/images/WF-jackie-kennedy-1.jpg The 1960s & 1970s period social unrest in the United States. Civil Rights Movement War in Vietnam Thaw with China Energy Crisis OPEC set oil production & prices Social Protest Movements College students Hippies Feminists Environmental 1963 Civil Rights rally in Washington D.C. 1964 Congress passes the Civil Rights bill. Martin Luther King wins the Nobel Prize. Tortora, 2006 1967 Demonstrations against the Vietnam War in the U.S. 10,000 young people participate in Be-in inCentral Park. www.nyu.edu/.../exhibits/arch/1969/1969-6.html www.altmanphoto.com/ Small.Circle.1aaa.html Tortora, 2006 1 968 Martin Luther King assassinated. Robert Kennedy assassinated. Tortora 2006 1969 Apollo 11 lands on the moon. Tortora 2006 1969 Woodstock music festival. Tortora 2006 1970 Anti-war demonstration at Kent State University focused on the US invasion of Cambodia . National Guard troops were brought in, a total of 67 shots were fired in 13 seconds, 4 students were killed and 9 were wounded....
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course HUEC 4072 taught by Professor Kutruff during the Fall '11 term at LSU.

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