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1968 The Year That Rocked The World Mark Kurlansky
Brief Overview  <ul><li>Black Power  </li></ul><ul><li>Vietnam  </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. Election </li></ul><ul><li>Czechosl...
Black Power/Equalitiy <ul><li>King and Carmichael  </li></ul><ul><li>SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Comittee) </li>...
Vietnam <ul><li>Worst year of war </li></ul><ul><li>Draft = protests </li></ul><ul><li>Walter Cronkite </li></ul><ul><li>A...
Election Year <ul><li>Sen. Robert Kennedy  </li></ul><ul><li>Eugene McCarthy </li></ul>V.S
Biafran War <ul><li>Nigerians cut rebel Biafrans off from outside world </li></ul><ul><li>People Starving </li></ul><ul><l...
Summer Olympics/Mexico
Czechoslovakia/Soviets <ul><li>Alexander Dubcek </li></ul><ul><li>Closely tied with Soviet Union  </li></ul><ul><li>Dubcek...
France <ul><li>Students in universities were EXTREMELY limited </li></ul><ul><li>Cohn-Bendit  </li></ul><ul><li>“ Paris wa...
Yippies/Student Protests <ul><li>Youth International Party </li></ul><ul><li>Word of protests spread to Europe </li></ul><...
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  1. 1. 1968 The Year That Rocked The World Mark Kurlansky
  2. 2. Brief Overview <ul><li>Black Power </li></ul><ul><li>Vietnam </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. Election </li></ul><ul><li>Czechoslovakia/Soviets </li></ul><ul><li>Biafran War </li></ul><ul><li>Summer Olympics </li></ul><ul><li>France </li></ul><ul><li>Yippie/Student Groups and Protests </li></ul>
  3. 3. Black Power/Equalitiy <ul><li>King and Carmichael </li></ul><ul><li>SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Comittee) </li></ul><ul><li>Sit-ins </li></ul><ul><li>Smith and Carlos </li></ul>
  4. 4. Vietnam <ul><li>Worst year of war </li></ul><ul><li>Draft = protests </li></ul><ul><li>Walter Cronkite </li></ul><ul><li>Abbie Hoffman </li></ul><ul><li>Political Issue in election </li></ul>
  5. 5. Election Year <ul><li>Sen. Robert Kennedy </li></ul><ul><li>Eugene McCarthy </li></ul>V.S
  6. 6. Biafran War <ul><li>Nigerians cut rebel Biafrans off from outside world </li></ul><ul><li>People Starving </li></ul><ul><li>No way of sending supplies to starving people </li></ul>
  7. 7. Summer Olympics/Mexico
  8. 8. Czechoslovakia/Soviets <ul><li>Alexander Dubcek </li></ul><ul><li>Closely tied with Soviet Union </li></ul><ul><li>Dubcek started to hint at multi-party government – closer to democracy </li></ul><ul><li>Soviets Invaded </li></ul>
  9. 9. France <ul><li>Students in universities were EXTREMELY limited </li></ul><ul><li>Cohn-Bendit </li></ul><ul><li>“ Paris was wonderful then, everyone was talking” </li></ul><ul><li>Enrages </li></ul>
  10. 10. Yippies/Student Protests <ul><li>Youth International Party </li></ul><ul><li>Word of protests spread to Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Columbia University </li></ul><ul><li>Chicago Festival of Life </li></ul>
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