Download
decades n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Decades PowerPoint Presentation

Decades

177 Views Download Presentation
Download Presentation

Decades

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. Decades

  2. 1950s • Consumerism • Move to suburbs and white flight • Advertising • Cult of domesticity • Birth of rock and roll • Civil Rights • Sputnik! • McCarthyism

  3. Polio ends! Jonas Salk

  4. 1950s Presidents: Truman, Eisenhower

  5. 1960s “High 60s” • Cold War (U2 Incident, Cuban Missile Crisis) • Vietnam • Counterculture • Continuation of Civil Rights Movement • Women’s Rights movement • British invasion

  6. Presidents: JFK, LBJ • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kq1PbgeBoQ4

  7. Betty Friedan and the women’s movement • It is easier to live through someone else than to become complete yourself. • A woman is handicapped by her sex, and handicaps society, either by slavishly copying the pattern of man's advance in the professions, or by refusing to compete with man at all

  8. Apollo 11 Lands

  9. I Have a Dream

  10. Hippies

  11. Woodstock

  12. British Invasion

  13. American Literature • Norman Mailer, Jack Kerouac • “The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn, like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue centerlight pop and everybody goes "Awww!”

  14. 1968! • MLK assassinated • RFK assassinated • Altamont concert • End of the hippies?!?!

  15. 1970s • Environmental Crisis • Gas Crisis • Continuation of Vietnam

  16. Presidents • Nixon, Ford

  17. Watergate

  18. Silent Spring- Rachel Carson

  19. Energy Crisis