1960's America

1960's America



Have you ever wondered what life was like in the 1960s? This course will let students experience the time in which their parents and grandparents lived. It will cover the social, political, and cultural movements and changes that occurred during the decade. Some of the topics explored within this course include the transition from the Happy Days to the Radical Movement, the Vietnam War, and civil rights. The course also focuses on significant headlines of the 1960s that include the assassinations of Robert Kennedy, President John F. Kennedy, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as well as the Space Race, music of the 1960s, and the effects of pop culture. In addition, students will be able to apply and further what they have learned by interviewing neighbors and relatives who lived through the examined time period and events. Prerequisites: None