HST 102 the seventies lecture

HST 102 the seventies lecture - HST 102 The seventies...

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HST 102 The seventies Lecture 1- 1970s to present: trends - People come less trusting of each other and their government - Americans start sewing each other - A decade where many scandals happened - Post war economy diminishes - Americans start to accept cultures - America becomes a multiculture society 2- 1970s to present: trends - Sharp decline in economy - 3- decline of trust: - peoples trust in America decreased rapidly 4- crime rates rising - crime rate increases rapidly - crime rate was higher in the 80s than it is today - public crime has increased dramatically - 5- crisis of trust - a rise in law suits - in 1970- 3% fewer lawyers than doctors. By 1995- 34% more lawyers than doctors - high increase in lawyers 6- science falters - 7- junk science on the rise - many people believe in UFOs - large entertainment increase - 8- apocalypse sometime soon 9- religion - 10- cults
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- 11- ethnic heritage re-discovered - ethnic identities are re-discovered 12- ethnic “heritage” - 13- Vietnam - Nixon is elected and promises to end the Vietnam war
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