America in the 60s

The Civil Rights Era-opracowanie

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The Civil Rights Era (1865-1970) Overview Many history textbooks characterize the civil rights era as a discrete event that happened between the 1950s and 1970s, casting only a brief glance at its historical context. But this mid-twentieth-century struggle for racial equality that we call the mode...

The Cold War-opracowanie

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The Cold War (1945-1963) Overview Rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union for control over the postwar world emerged before World War II had even ended. U.S. presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S Truman and Soviet premier Joseph Stalin never really trusted one another, even w...

Counterculture-opracowanie

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Counterculture (also written counter-culture) opposed to dominant culture. Sociological term used to describe the values and norms of behavior of a cultural group, or subculture, that run counter to those of the social mainstream of the day,[1] the cultural equivalent of political opposition. It is ...

Flower power-opracowanie

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Flower power Flower power was a slogan used by the American counterculture movement during the late 1960s and early 1970s as a symbol of passive resistance and non-violence ideology.[1] It is rooted in the opposition movement to the Vietnam W...

Vietnam war-opracowanie

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VIETNAM WAR The Korean War began in 1950, during the Cold War, a period when the US and the former Soviet Union were competing for power and influence but were trying to avoid a war which could lead to the use of nuclear weapons. On 25 June 1950 soldiers from Communist North Korea invaded South Kor...