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Teaching Cultural upheaval of the 1960s

Cultural upheaval of the 1960s

The 1960s brought enormous cultural change. The United States at the beginning of the decade hardly resembled the one at the end. The youth counterculture rebelled against the conservative mood of the 1950s. Native Americans, Chicanos, and women championed equal rights. Even established religious institutions like the Catholic Church began to emphasize more freedom and tolerance.\n\nIn each instance, the decade brought substantial progress through activism.

American Yawp
Stanford University Press

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How did the changes in fashion represent the overall cultural changes of the 1960s?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas, RH.5 - Text Structure, RH.7 - Visual Information

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

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