The 60's Revolution in America Vibrant and Dynamic PowerPoint Presentation

The 60's Revolution in America Vibrant and Dynamic PowerPoint Presentation
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This PowerPoint offers a vibrant and dynamic presentation of the events that shaped the revolution of the 1960’s in America.

There are 47 slides.

***The discussion begins with the election of John F. Kennedy and the optimism and hope that his presidency generated.

***After his assassination and the subsequent losses of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy, the discussion turns to the rise in violence, rebellion, and protest.

***Lyndon’s Johnson’s anguish over the protests against the Viet Nam War leading to his decision to forgo a second term in office is portrayed.

***There is a depiction of the traditional family values that were shirked by the youth of the 60’s and their disillusionment with those values expressed through their hair, clothing, and reckless behavior.

***Hippies’ expression through music is addressed with several examples of protest music provided.

***Contributors to the rebellion, Allen Ginsberg and Timothy Leary are introduced.

***Information about the Civil Rights act leads to discussion of Women’s Liberation, with a focus on Betty Friedan.

***Also included is a look at the TV and movies of the 60’s.

There are over 90 relevant graphics!

There are links to the following YouTube videos:

---Creedence Clearwater Revival “Fortunate Son,”
---The Beatles “I Wanna Hold Your Hand” and “Revolution,”
---Jefferson Airplane “Volunteers.”

There are embedded videos also:

---Elvis “Houndog” (after a discussion of music’s becoming controversial),
---Bob Dylan “Blowin’ in the Wind,”
---Timothy Leary- an excerpt from a speech at UCLA,
---Andy Griffith.
---The Byrds, “Turn, Turn, Turn.”

This is a vibrant and dynamic presentation with attractive formatting
and large clear font.

A groovy product, man.

Thank you for your consideration.

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Total Pages
47 pages
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Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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