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Name: _______________________________________ Class Period:____ Due Date:___/____/____ Turbulent Times: The 1960s… p s y c h e d el i c m a n Reading Assignment : Chapter 28 in AMSCO o r other source reviewing the 1960’s Mastery of the course and AP exam await all who choose to process the information as they read/receive . Purpose : This guide is not only a place to record notes as you read, but also to provide a place and structure for reflections and analysis using your noggin (thinking skills) with new knowledge gained from the reading. Directions : 1. Pre-Read: Read the prompts/questions within this guide before you read the chapter. 2. Skim: Flip through the chapter and note titles and subtitles. Look at images and read captions. Get a feel for the content you are about to read. 3. Read/Analyze: Read the chapter. If you have your own copy of AMSCO, Highlight key events and people as you read. Remember, the goal is not to “fish” for a 4. This guide can earn bonus points for students completing guide IN ITS ENTIRETY BY QUIZ DATE . 1. John F. Kennedy’s New Frontier, pp 600-604 Main Ideas Analysis After World War II, the United States grappled with prosperit y and unfamilia r internati onal responsi bilities, while strugglin g to live up to its ideals. The Equal Pay Act of 1963 is a United States federal law amending the Fair Labor What was the key issue in this election? What role did technology play in this election? JFK was the first Catholic president as well as the youngest at 43 years of age. Nixon was only 47. What is significant about their “youth?” JFK and his wife Jackie were idolized by the media and their fairy tale life was nicknamed Camelot. What does this reveal about American culture in the modern age? How did JFK increase the impact of FDR’s Fair Labor Standards Act? How many New Frontier Programs were successfully implemented?
Standards Act (part of New Deal), aimed at abolishing wage disparity based on sex. It was signed into law on June 10, 1963 by John F. Kennedy as part of his New Frontier Program. In passing the bill, Congress denounce s sex discrimina tion for the following reasons: -It depresses wages and living standards for employees necessary for their health and efficiency; -it prevents the maximum utilization of the available labor resources -it tends to cause labor disputes, thereby burdening, affecting, and obstructing commerce; -it burdens commerce and the free flow of goods in commerce; and -it constitutes an unfair method of competitio n. “Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country.” JFK, inaugural address, 1961 How did JFK’s action as President back up this mission? Provide ONE specific example of policy implemented. Compare and contrast the building of the Berlin Wall to the first and second Berlin crises. Similarities: Differences: Explain why the Cuban Missile Crisis was one of the tensest moments of the Cold War.

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