The 60's has been described by historians as "ten years of having the most significant changes in history."
At the beginning of the 1960's, many American's believed they were standing at the dawn of a golden age. However; by the end of the 1960s, it seemed that the nation was falling apart.
The 60's were a decade once again dominated by a war (Vietnam). It is also the start of showing how the people can effect politics through the power of "peaceful" demonstrations, students were the driving force because with education comes empowerment and with empowerment comes a voice, and in the 60's students learnt how to use that voice.
John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States til his assassination in 1963.
Martin Luther King was a Civil rights advocate followed other great leaders throughout history by using non-violent means together with the power of speech and manage to create a change.
Also includes a timeline and all the major events that occurred from 1960 and 1969.
Cost of living in 1960's
Typical life like for woman in 1960's
Popular toys and the prices
Most Popular television shows, fashion and 20 top bands.
All the research has been done. This is a no-prep activity.