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  • Civil Rights Continued
  • 1950s Causes 20 Years of Yuk! World War II Cold War Fears Capitalism Must Prevail
  • Influence of the Automobile The Automobile Interstate Highway Act Urban Sprawl= Suburbia Greater Access to Leisure Opportunities Shopping and Drive-ins View slide
  • The Perfect America The Nuclear Family Dad Works in White Collar Corporate/Mom Stays at home. Suburbian Sprawl Thanks to groups Like Levitt Builders More Leisure Time Disney World Cars in every Garage and Television in Every livingroom View slide
  • Civil Rights Begins to Bubble
    • Plessy v Furgeson
      • Separate but Equal
    • Truman Desegregates the Military (1948)
      • Executive Branch
    • Brown V Board of Education (Topeka)
      • Judicial Branch
      • 1954 Integration of Schools
      • Little Rock 9 (1957)
  • Activist Groups
    • NAACP
      • Legal Defense Fund
      • Rosa Parks
        • 1955 (Colvin)
        • MLK & Bus Boycott
    • SCLC
      • Martin Luther King Jr.
    • SNCC
  • Focus on Martin Luther King
    • Snippet
    • Arrested In Albany Georgia
      • 178$ Fine or 45 Days in jail.
    • Birmingham, Alabama
      • Bull Connor
      • Children’s Crusade
      • “ Letter From a Birmingham Jail”
        • Battle Segregation in the streets or in the courts?
  • Malcolm X
    • Arrested in the 50s and became a member of the Nation of Islam
    • Spoke indifference about Kennedy assasination
    • Malcom X on King
      • King’s Rebuttal
    • Pushed for Black Nationalism
    • Assasinated in 1965
  • SNCC
    • Early Years  Sit-ins
      • Inspired blacks like Carmichael
    • Later Years  Stokley Carmichael
      • Arrested 32 times
      • “ Black Power” in 66
      • Evolved into a black political party (Panther)
  • Black Panther Party
    • Huey Newtown & Bobby Seale
    • 1966
    • Political Party Started in California to Protect African American rights.
    • MLK Assasination
  • Additional Groups
    • Women’s Rights
      • Equal Pay Act (1963)
      • Betty Friedan ( The Feminine Mystique)
      • National Organization of Women
      • Equal Rights Amendement (Died)
    • American Indian Movement
    • Hispanic Americans
      • Caesar Chavez (UFW)
  • Warren Court
    • Supported The Civil Rights Movements
    • Supported Rights of the Accused
      • Gideon
      • Miranda
    • Too Liberal?
  • John F. Kennedy
    • Democrat (Defeated Nixon in 1960)
      • New Frontier
        • Attack Monopolies (Think of Today)
        • Increased Foreign Aid (Peace Corps & Alliance for Progress)
        • Partial Test Ban Treaty (Underground)
        • Space Program (Russia 1 st in ’61, we would top it by ’70)
      • Pre/ Bay of Pigs
      • Berlin
      • Cuban Missle Crisis
      • Vietnam
      • Civil Rights Act
      • Assasination
  • Kennedy Assasinations Theories
      • Nov 22nd, 1963 in Dallas, Texas
    • Theory Motive Evidence
        • Oswald pro-communist Warren Report
        • Russia Cold War Oswald lived there
        • Cuba Bay of Pigs Oswald- Pro Cuba
        • CIA JFK-anti CIA Oswald- agent?
        • FBI Hoover protection Hosty destroys note
        • Mafia Bay of Pigs Ruby kills Oswald
  • A little hmmm Question
    • Should the federal Government be collecting money from American Workers and distributing that money throughout the nation?
    • Preamble: We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
  • Lyndon B. Johnson
    • Takes office November 23, 1963
    • Great Society Plan
        • End Racial injustice (Civil Rights Act and Voting Rights Act)
        • Educate all (Head Start & Federal Funding of Programs)
          • Higher Education Act
        • Renew contact with Nature (Clean Air Act/Wild & Scenic Rivers Act)
      • War on Poverty
        • Economic Opportunity Act
        • HUD (Housing Act-7,000,000 Families)
        • End Poverty ( Medicare & Medicaid)
          • Food Stamp Act
        • Result (22.2% Poverty in 63 to 12 % in 70)
    • Gulf of Tonkin Resolution (1964) Vietnam Support
  • Oral History Project
    • What is Oral History?
    • How you Do it.
    • Your Requirements.
  • First Indochina War (No U.S)
    • North Vietnam
      • Ho Chi Minh (Viet Minh)
        • Rebellion against French Occupation in 1945
          • Appealed to the U.S.
    • War Rages
      • French in Cities, Viet Minh in Countryside
      • Fear of Domino Theory
      • March 1954-Dien Bien Phu Falls
        • Geneva Accords
  • Second Indochina War
    • South Vietnam till 1956 (Ngo Dinh Diem)
    • Vietcong Insurgency
    • Support from the U.S. to keep the south from falling.
    • Gulf of Tonkin Incident
      • Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
  • Vietnam War
    • Grace and Rolling Thunder
      • 3 Years and 1 Million Ton of Bombs
    • Draft
      • From 1964-1975 up to 2,000,000 men were drafted to the Military (of the 9,000,000 men who served during the era)
    • Forces
      • 2000 in 1961 to 553,000 in 1969
    • Casualties
      • 58,159 U.S. Killed……220,000 S. Vietnamese……1.2 Million N. Vietnamese
    • Homefront
      • Cold then Hot
  • Counter-Culture Movement
    • New Left: Students for a Democratic Society (SDS)
    • Hippies
    • Yippies