This is a 14-slide PowerPoint that highlights social movements and activism in the 1960s in America.
The PowerPoint includes important dates/facts/information surrounding:
- Counterculture of the 1960s
- Anti-War Movement
- Feminist Movement/Women's Liberation
- Gay Rights Movement
- Civil Rights Movement, Black Power
- Chicano Movement, Chicano Power
Each slide has multiple historical photographs from the time period and an outline of information that you may choose to go more in depth later on in the course, or during your lecture. This presentation serves as an overview and introduction to the different social movements and activism found during the 1960s in America.
This was designed for a ninth-grade classroom but can be easily adjusted for any middle or high school English Language Arts, Social Studies, or Ethnic Studies classroom.