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  1. 1960’s Fun Facts Noah Foster D Period

  2. Political Issues • President JFK challenged Hubert Henry to nomination • An African American Student had a sit-in at a restaurant in Greensboro • Martin Luther King was assasinatedon his balcony

  3. Economy • The US was in the Vietnam war • An unemployment rate at 5.7% • New nations were being discovered

  4. Culture • 1960’s known as the age of aquarious • many new styles were found • The James bond movie came out

  5. Fashion and Fads • People liked using tie dye • G.I Joes were made • Women wore go go boots

  6. Slang terms • People used “groovy” • People used “dude” • People used “narly”

  7. Fun facts • Minimum wage was $1 • 3,852,000 people were unemployed • Females were known to live longer

  8. Sources • http://timerime.com/en/timeline/354797/Economic+Events+from+1960-2010/ • http://decadesblock3.wikispaces.com/1960's+Culture