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Life In The 70s

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Life In The 70s

  1. 1. Lifeinthe<br />
  2. 2. Why Do We Care?<br />‘70<br />Terrorist attack at the Munich Olympic Games.<br />Break up of the Beatles.<br />Stephen Hawking proposed new Black Hole theory which ran counter to Einstein’s theory.<br />‘71<br />A new stock market index called the Nasdaq was introduced<br />Abortion was legalized in the United States.<br />‘72<br />OPEC doubled the price of oil which led to the gas crisis<br />‘73<br />First artificial gene created in a test tube.<br />‘74<br />‘75<br />The release of Star Wars movie.<br />The first joint US-USSR space mission<br />‘76<br />ESPN began broadcasting<br />‘77<br />Elvis Presley dies.<br />‘78<br />Ultrasound was first used.<br />‘79<br />
  3. 3. Popular music were songs by the Beatles, Jackson 5, Eagles, Elton John and Rod Stewart. <br />Hairstyles included “feathering”, long hair for men and women, and headbands.<br />Big News that was going on was European Space Agency (ESA) performances, Calif Angel Nolan Ryan 4th no-hitter beats Balt Orioles, Ron Woods replaces Mick Taylor as Rolling Stone guitarist  <br />1970’s!<br />
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  5. 5. Cesar Chavez- organized Farm workers to demand higher wages, health insurance, and other benefits for migrant workers in California.<br />George Wallace-Governor of Alabama; shot and paralyzed from the waist down while campaigning for the presidency in 1972 on an anti-bussing, law and order platform.<br />Important People<br />Andrew Young- First African- American voted into House of Representatives from the deep South since 1898<br />Richard Nixon- Planned watergate. First president to resign while facing impeachment charges<br />Shirley Chrisholm- the First African-American woman elected to the U.S. House of Representative, Ran for President of the United States in 1972.<br />Stephen Spielberg-Director of the famous mocie Jaws, released in 1975<br />Muhammad Ali- Famous African American boxer<br />
  6. 6. Important Events<br />First Earth day was celebrated as environmental Movement.<br />Four students killed when National Guardsmen opened fire during anti-war demonstrations at Kent State University in Ohio.<br />First Gay Pride march held in New York City commemorating the first anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion, considered to be the beginning of the modern GLBT movement.<br />Huge anti-war march in Washington, D.C. <br />
  7. 7. Earth Day was first celebrated in the 70’s. The cartoon is Earth calling mankind stupid because they only give 1 of 365 days a year to Earth. So mankind doesn’t take care of Earth although earth takes care of them.<br />
  8. 8. Click…<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iNVPyWaSKVQ<br />Video<br />
  9. 9. Questions!<br />Would You want to live in the 70’s?<br />-I would (:<br />Do you agree the 70’s had a HUGE impact on life today?<br />
  10. 10. Click…. <br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JlzlNpttvVM<br />Hits of the 70’s!<br />Song :D<br />
  11. 11. Click…<br />http://www.tqnyc.org/2004/NYC040649/1970/<br />Web Page<br />
  12. 12. Conclusion<br />

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