Resources for Mr. Jones American History class.
Last Updated: Aug 14, 2013
The baby boom, suburbia, new freeways and big cars, the cold war, McCarthyism, the launch of Sputnik, rock ‘n’ roll, Elvis Presley, Dwight Eisenhower, the Korean War, Douglas MacArthur, On the Road, the Yankees beat the Dodgers in the World Series, the Civil Rights movement, and much more: Explore the 1950s.
The twist, the Beatles arrive in America, hippies, folk music, Woodstock and the Summer of Love, student movements, astronauts landing on the Moon, the March on Washington, assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Robert Kennedy, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King, Jr., race riots, and much more: Explore the 1960s.
The Vietnam War, the women’s movement, Wounded Knee and AIM, Black Power, Kent State shootings, Watergate, the resignation of President Nixon, inflation, OPEC and gas shortages, Son of Sam murders, integration, disco music and Saturday Night Fever, Three Mile Island, and much more: Explore the 1970s