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- Describe President Johnson's Great Society program.
- See the events of the 1950s and 1960s civil rights movement.
- Learn about the impact of the ratification of the 24th amendment.
- Study the beliefs and legacy of hippies and the counter-culture.
- Review the 1960s student movement.
- Describe the events of 1968.
- Examine the campaigns and causes of 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. Rosa Parks: Facts, Biography & Timeline
A great woman of all times, Rosa Parks is a celebrated historic figure whose contributions to society are still appreciated. Learn more about her life and efforts to assist the civil rights struggle in America.
11. The SCLC & the Civil Rights Movement: Definition & History
This lesson examines the roots of the Civil Rights Movement, which rallied against the programs of exclusion of black citizens within U.S. society, and the beginning history of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.
12. Yick Wo v. Hopkins: Case Brief & Summary
Yick Wo v. Hopkins (1886) was the first case to ask the Supreme Court how citizens could be protected against racial discrimination in the enforcement of local laws.
13. Republican Motherhood: Definition & Summary
During the Colonial Period, mothers typically carried out their usual responsibilities of taking care of their children and husbands. This lesson will explore how their roles changed during the American Revolution.
14. The Little Rock Nine: Facts & History
In 1954, the belief of 'separate but equal,' which allowed for racial segregation in public schools, was found to be unconstitutional. In 1957, after public schools were desegregated, nine black students attempted to enter a formerly all-white school and changed history when they continued to fight for equality.
15. Who Were the Little Rock Nine? - Names & Quotes
This lesson explores the battle to end racial segregation in schools symbolized by the Little Rock Nine. We will learn about the Supreme Court's Brown v. Board of Education decision and the role of the NAACP.
16. Booker T. Washington vs. W.E.B. Du Bois
In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, African American leaders Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois promoted different civil rights strategies. In this lesson, learn about the policies and approaches of Washington and DuBois.
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