Name: _______________________________________ Class Period:____Due Date:___/____/____Turbulent Times: The 1960s… psychedelic man…Reading Assignment: Chapter 28 in AMSCO or other source reviewing the 1960’s Mastery ofthe course and AP exam await all who choose to processtheinformation as they read/receive. Purpose: This guide is not only a place to record notes as you read, but also to provide aplace and structure for reflections and analysisusing your noggin (thinkingskills) with new knowledge gained from the reading. Directions:1.Pre-Read:Read the prompts/questions within this guide before you readthe chapter. 2.Skim:Flip through the chapter and note titles and subtitles. Look atimages and read captions. Get a feel for the content you are about toread.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 guideIN ITS ENTIRETY BY QUIZ DATE.1.John F. Kennedy’s New Frontier, pp 600-604Main IdeasAnalysisAfter World War II, the United States grappledwith prosperity and unfamiliar international responsibilities, while struggling to live up to its ideals.The Equal Pay Act of1963 is a United States federal law amendingthe 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?
StandardsAct (part of New Deal), aimed at abolishingwage 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 passingthe bill, Congress denounces sex discriminationfor the following reasons:-It depresses wages and living standards for employees necessary for their health and efficiency;-it preventsthe maximum utilization of the available labor resources-it tends to cause labordisputes, thereby burdening, affecting, and obstructingcommerce;-it burdens commerce and the free flow ofgoods in commerce;and-it constitutesan unfair method of competition.“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 policyimplemented.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.