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Decade in Review â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 1960s Detailed Outline I. War on Poverty Powerpoint (Alexis/Carol) A. Economic Opportunity Act 1. Signing by LBJ(1964) 2. Promoted Health, Education, General Welfare for the Poor 3. Job Corps Youth Training Program & Other Programs B. VISTA 1. Domestic Version of PeaceCorps 2. Increased employment opportunities for conscientious people 3. Fight poverty in low-income communities II. Healthcare A. Medicare 1. Provided hospital insurance to people age 65+and people with permanent physical disabilities 2. Reformed social security B. Medicaid 1. Extended health insurance to people who received welfare 2. For Families with low income and people with disabilities III. Consumer Protection A. Truth Behind Packaging Laws 1. Set standards for labeling consumer products 1966d 2.Enforced by secretary of Health and Human Services and Federal Trade Commission 3. Accurate Information < Manufacturer and Quantity of Contents B. Safety Standards for Autos and Tires 1. National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1966 2. Highway Safety Act 1966 3. Department of Transportation 1966 C. Wholesome Meat Act (1967) 1. Regulate federal meat inspection administered by FSIsof USDA 2. Requires states to have equal inspections of meat. IV. Education Funding A. Schools 1. Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 2. Higher Education Act 1965 B. Communities 1. National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities 1965 2. Corporation for Public Broadcasting


V. The Kennedys (John/Robert) Discussion (Saketh) A. Foreign Policy 1. Castro comes to power in Cuba in the early 1960s 2. Eisenhower signs a document approved by the 5412 committee, which begins a program where Cuban nationals are trained to lead a revolution against the Castro Regime 3. Almost everything goes wrong as air strikes and USmilitary personnel are ineffective. 4. Russians start to put nuclear missiles in Cuba 5. Just as USis about to strike, Nikita Khrushchev gives Kennedy a back channel overture. B. Domestic Affairs 1. Freedom Riders 2. Moon Landing 3. Assassination a. John b. Robert VI. Great Society & New Frontier Poster (Kwame) A. New Frontier 1. PeaceCorps 2. Alliance For Progress 3. SpaceRace 4. Deficit Spending B. Great Society 1.Department of Housing and Urban Development 2. Higher Education Act 3. Elementary and Secondary Education Act 4. 1964Civil Rights Act 5. 24th Amendment 6. 1965Voting Rights Act 7. 1965Immigration Act 8. Wilderness Preservation Act 9. 1967Air quality Act VII. Vietnam Debate (Hani) A. Background/Escalation 1. VietnameseCommunist Revolution (Ho Chi Minh) 2. American Responseto Communism a. Kennedy( Green Beurets) b. Johnson (Tonkin Gulf Resolution) c. Nixon (War Powers Act) 3. Soviet and Chinesereaction to the war B. In Vietnam 1. The Vietcongs use of guerilla warfare 2. The large number of American and Vietnamesecasualties 3. The use of modernized weapons C. Home Front 1. Initial support for the Vietnam War to quell communism


2. The split of the War Hawks and Doves 3. The protests by anti-war supporters (Kent State/ Berkeley) 4. Changing approach of American mindset (first war lost)/ changing the tide of the presidency VIII. Court Cases

Powerpoint (Kyle)

A. Miranda v Arizona (1966) 1. Background 2. Outcome 3. Importance B. Mapp v Ohio (1961) 1. Background 2. Outcome 3. Importance C. Gideon v Wainwright (1963) 1. Background 2. Outcome 3. Importance ` D. Escobedo v Illinois (1964) 1. Background 2. Outcome 3. Importance IX. Nixon Discussion (Will L) A. Stagflation 1. OPEC/ Foreign Oil 2. LBJSocial Programs Carryover 3. Baby Boomers B. Elections 1. 1960 2. 1968 X. Civil Rights Newscast(Nick, Will S, Austin, Colin) A. African American 1. MLK Jr. / SCLC/ SNCC 2. Stokely Carmichael / Black Power / Black Panthers 3. Malcolm X / Nation of Islam 4. Protesting Techniques 5. Overall Impact B. Feminism 1. Gloria Steinem & Ms. / Betty Friedan & Feminine Mystique 2. ERA& NOW 3. Roev. Wade (Abortion) 4. Legacy C. Latinos 1. United Farm Workers 2. Grape Boycott 3. Cesar Chavez / Dolores Huerta


4. Alianza Federal de Mercedes D. Native American 1. AIM 2. Declaration of Indian Purpose 3. Legacy XI. Counterculture A. Culture 1. Haight-Ashbury 2. Drugs, Peace,Love 3. Mainstream Rebellion B. Woodstock 1. Performers 2. Attendance 3. Purpose C. Conservative Response XII. Art & Leisure A. Art 1. Beatles 2. Rock nâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Roll 3. Pop Art, New Art Styles Emerging 4. Sixties Fashion Styles B. Leisure 1. Television 2. Movies 3. Sports

Film (Nick, Will S, Austin, Colin)

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