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- The Great Society Program and President Johnson
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- Hippies and the counterculture
- The 1960s Student Movement
- Why 1968 was the year that changed the US
- The Women's Movement
1. President Lyndon B. Johnson and the Great Society Program
The Great Society was an ambitious legislative program which attempted to eliminate poverty and racial inequity within the United States. Learn about the creation of the program, its endeavors and its ultimate legacy.
2. The Civil Rights Movement During the 1950s
The 1950s witnessed a rejuvenation of the civil rights movement. Learn about the transformation of the movement, its important events and the impact it had on the 1960s.
3. The Civil Rights Movement During the 1960s
The Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s was an extension of the progress made during the 1950s. Learn about the movement's landmark achievements, its fracturing and its legacies.
4. The 24th Amendment: Description, Ratification & Impact
In this lesson, we will learn about the 24th Amendment. We will examine what provisions it set forth, the background behind it, and the impact it has had.
5. Hippies and the Counterculture: Origins, Beliefs and Legacy
The 1960s were a period of tension and turbulence for much of the U.S. The counterculture attempted to promote an alternative lifestyle that encouraged peace, love and freedom. Learn more about its origins, beliefs and legacy.
6. The Student Movement of the 1960s
The societal disillusion felt by the younger generation of the 1950s was translated into a massive student movement during the 1960s. Learn about the formation of the movement, its campaigns and its inevitable end.
7. 1968: The Year that Changed the Nation
The year of 1968 was a year of war in Southeast Asia, domestic clashes over racial equality and war and fallen leaders, including Dr. King and Robert Kennedy. Learn more about the year that changed the nation in this video lesson.
8. The Women's Movement: Causes, Campaigns & Impacts on the US
The women's movement of the 1960s ushered in a new wave of feminism that sought to address the national issues of gender. Learn about the movement, its leaders and the ultimate outcome for women in the United States.
9. Other Important Activist Movements of the Late 60s and Early 70s
The 1960s represented a decade of dissent in America. While there were large social campaigns throughout the nation, the goal of this lesson is to recognize smaller activist movements involving Native Americans, Mexican Americans, and the environment.
10. Montgomery Bus Boycott: Definition, Summary, Facts & Timeline
The Montgomery bus boycott began after the arrest of Rosa Parks for not giving up her seat to a white passenger on a city bus. This boycott lasted over a year and gave rise to the civil rights career of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
11. Robert La Follette: Biography, Quotes & Accomplishments
In this lesson you will learn about the Wisconsin Senator Robert La Follette, a prominent leader during the Progressive Era at the beginning of the 20th Century. This lesson discusses La Follette's early biography, quotes, and accomplishments.
12. SNCC: Definition & History
In this lesson, we'll define the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and its role in the African American Civil Rights Movement of the 1960's. Topics will include how SNCC was established and changed, as well as some key members of the organization.
13. Suffrage: Definition, History, Timeline & Amendments
This lesson will examine the history of the right to vote throughout United States history, as well as the Constitutional amendments that expanded this right to make voting more democratic.
14. Muhammad Ali: Biography & Quotes
'Float like a butterfly sting like a bee' is probably Muhammad Ali's most famous quote, describing his own unique boxing technique. This lesson explores his life accomplishments, athletic achievements, and other famous sayings.
15. Muhammad Ali Jinnah: Quotes & Biography
Muhammad Ali Jinnah was also known as 'Quaid-I Azam' or 'Great Leader.' Muhammad Ali Jinnah was an Indian politician who became Pakistan's first leader, a country that did not exist until 1947.
16. Orval Faubus: Quotes & Biography
In this lesson, we will discuss Orval Faubus, the governor of Arkansas from 1955 to 1967, who gained national prominence in 1957 for ordering the National Guard to block African-American students from entering white schools.
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