A DECADE OF DISCORD THE CHALLENGE OF THE SIXTIES Chapter 27
CHAPTER TWENTY SEVEN: A DECADE OF DISCORD: THE CHALLENGE OF THE SIXTIES <ul><li>The Liberal Moment </li></ul><ul><li>Nonvi...
The Liberal Movement <ul><ul><li>Kennedy and the New Frontier </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A Liberal Court </li></ul></ul><u...
Kennedy and the New Frontier <ul><li>New Frontier - Kennedy’s legislative program that proposed raising the minimum wage, ...
Kennedy and the New Frontier <ul><li>Peace Corps -  Government agency that President Kennedy established to send recent co...
A Liberal Court <ul><li>Warren Court - Supreme Court that brought about a legal revolution in the United States by permane...
The 1964 Election <ul><li>Great Society - President Johnson’s wide-ranging social welfare reforms intended to make the ame...
Kennedy and the Freedom Riders <ul><li>Freedom Riders - An interstate bus journey by black and white activists who entered...
March on Washington <ul><li>March on Washington, 1963 - Massive demonstration in the nation’s capital that demanded passag...
Freedom Summer <ul><li>Freedom Summer - Multipronged attack on white supremacy in Mississippi that included a voter regist...
Freedom Summer <ul><li>Civil Rights Act of 1964 - Legislation that banned segregation in businesses and places open to the...
Selma and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 <ul><li>Voting Rights Act of 1965 - Legislation that prohibited literacy tests and...
The New Left and the Counterculture <ul><li>New Left - A small, but highly visible, coalition of left-leaning student-base...
Malcolm X: An Alternative to Nonviolence <ul><li>Nation of Islam - African American sect that rejected integration as the ...
Black Power and the Black Panthers <ul><li>Black Power - A call for blacks to unite politically and economically in black-...
Women’s Liberation Movement <ul><li>National Organization for Women - An organization dedicated to securing equal rights f...
Keeping Protest Alive:  Mexican Americans and Native Americans <ul><li>Alcatraz Proclamation - Sardonic statement issued b...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Visions chapter 27

987

Published on

Published in: Education, News & Politics
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
987
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
3
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Visions chapter 27

  1. 1. A DECADE OF DISCORD THE CHALLENGE OF THE SIXTIES Chapter 27
  2. 2. CHAPTER TWENTY SEVEN: A DECADE OF DISCORD: THE CHALLENGE OF THE SIXTIES <ul><li>The Liberal Moment </li></ul><ul><li>Nonviolence Triumphant: The Civil Rights Movement, 1960-1965 </li></ul><ul><li>The Fractured Left </li></ul><ul><li>The End of an Era </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Liberal Movement <ul><ul><li>Kennedy and the New Frontier </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A Liberal Court </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The 1964 Election </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Great Society </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Kennedy and the New Frontier <ul><li>New Frontier - Kennedy’s legislative program that proposed raising the minimum wage, reducing overcrowding in schools, and providing health care for the elderly. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Kennedy and the New Frontier <ul><li>Peace Corps - Government agency that President Kennedy established to send recent college graduates to work on humanitarian projects overseas in developing nations. </li></ul>
  6. 6. A Liberal Court <ul><li>Warren Court - Supreme Court that brought about a legal revolution in the United States by permanently altering American schools, politics, the criminal justice system, and culture norms. </li></ul>
  7. 7. The 1964 Election <ul><li>Great Society - President Johnson’s wide-ranging social welfare reforms intended to make the amenities of modern life—a decent standard of living, education, health care, and clean water—available to all Americans. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Kennedy and the Freedom Riders <ul><li>Freedom Riders - An interstate bus journey by black and white activists who entered segregated bus facilities together throughout the South. </li></ul>
  9. 9. March on Washington <ul><li>March on Washington, 1963 - Massive demonstration in the nation’s capital that demanded passage of a federal civil rights act and more economic opportunities. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Freedom Summer <ul><li>Freedom Summer - Multipronged attack on white supremacy in Mississippi that included a voter registration drive and the creation of Freedom Schools. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Freedom Summer <ul><li>Civil Rights Act of 1964 - Legislation that banned segregation in businesses and places open to the public (such as restaurants and public schools) and prohibited racial and gender discrimination in employment. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Selma and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 <ul><li>Voting Rights Act of 1965 - Legislation that prohibited literacy tests and poll taxes, plus authorized the use of federal registrars to register voters if states failed to respect the Fifteenth Amendment. </li></ul>
  13. 13. The New Left and the Counterculture <ul><li>New Left - A small, but highly visible, coalition of left-leaning student-based organizations that attacked racial discrimination, poverty, and the war in Vietnam. </li></ul><ul><li>Hippies - Youthful social rebels who renounced material acquisition and used drugs to explore their inner spiritual selves. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Malcolm X: An Alternative to Nonviolence <ul><li>Nation of Islam - African American sect that rejected integration as the path to salvation for the black community and instead wanted to establish a separate black nation. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Black Power and the Black Panthers <ul><li>Black Power - A call for blacks to unite politically and economically in black-only organizations to protect their racial identity as they fought for equality. </li></ul><ul><li>Black Panthers - Militant civil rights group dedicated to armed self-defense, racial pride, and inner-city renewal. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Women’s Liberation Movement <ul><li>National Organization for Women - An organization dedicated to securing equal rights for women in employment, education, and politics. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Keeping Protest Alive: Mexican Americans and Native Americans <ul><li>Alcatraz Proclamation - Sardonic statement issued by Indian activists who occupied the island of Alcatraz and described it as the perfect site for an Indian reservation because it lacked running water, sanitation, schools, mineral resources, and productive soil. </li></ul>
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×