What happened during the 1970â€™s?
1973 Oil crisis
1979 Energy crisis 1977 President Carter signs legislation raising the minimum wage to $2.30 an hour
Unemployment rate in December 1977 was 6.4 per cent, the lowest in three years
1979 California institutes gasoline rationing in nine counties.
1978 New England is paralyzed by the worst blizzard in recent history
Film Racism (against black an immigrant workers)
1969-75 Melvin H. Evans is elected the first black governor of the US Virgin Islands
1979 Margret Thatcher is
Music Art A continuation of the post-war changes in music that had brought electric instruments, urban blues and rock
elected the first British Prime minister
rise of the "singer/ songwriter" genre
Feminism and neoexpressionism Many kinds of art arose in this era like the Earth art, Land art, Performance art, and Graffiti art.
Women break away from convention and started wearing male clothing
Bras, corsets and mini skirts became less popular
Portfolio of Sharnie Jones' work Btec Level 3 Fashion and Clothng From Liverpool Community College