America in the 1960's

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The 1960s was a decade of rejecting the old and embracing the new. A decade of upheaval, the 1960s witnessed the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the Civil Rights movement, the escalation of the Vietnam War, the Beatles’ performance on The Ed Sullivan Show, and the successful landing of three astronauts on the Moon. The spirit of change was also seen in the areas of art, music, fashion, movies, television, and literature.

America in the 1960s provides a colorful look at this decade of nonconformity. Interesting quotations and facts are called out in the margins, drawing in young readers, and more than 100 photographs depict the people and events of these years.

Pages: 128

Pages: 128

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This book provides thorough and balanced coverage of the history of the decade of the 60’s. It was a decade of rejecting the old and embracing the new. A decade of upheaval, the 1960s witnessed the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the Civil Rights movement, the escalation of the Vietnam War, the Beatles’ performance on The Ed Sullivan Show, and the successful landing of three astronauts on the Moon. The spirit of change was also seen in the areas of art, music, fashion, movies, television, and literature.

  • Lucerna Academy families: Use this book for 4 weeks in Year 4 Dialectic History and 6 weeks in Year 4 Honors Rhetoric History.
  • Tapestry of Grace families: Read for 5 weeks in Year 4 Unit 3 and 1 week in Unit 4.
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