Key Period 8
Executive Order 9981
Massive Retaliation and The Space Race
OPEC- Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
Griswold v. Connecticut
Miranda v. Arizona
The Great Society was President Lyndon B. Johnson's program that included civil rights legislation, antipoverty programs, government subsidy of medical care, federal aid to education, consumer protection, and aid to the arts and humanities (pg. 904).
The Civil Rights Act of 1964
Change in Civil Rights tactics post 1965
The Feminine Mystique
1950's Challenges to Culture
This movement was an anti-conformist youth movement that began in New York City. These rebellious youth often times used drugs, and believed in free expression, (8.5 Guided Lecture Notes)
Americans shifted to white-collar jobs, like working in an office. 30 million people lived in poverty, mainly minorities. Racial discrimination was found in schools, housing, and hiring. (8.4 Guided Lecture Notes)
1965 Immigrant Acts
In the picture below, President Lyndon Johnson signing the Immigrant Acts of 1965 at the foot of the Statue of Liberty on October 3, 1965
In the picture below, a gay man getting arrested and surrounded by many officers during the riot.
Rise of the Conservative Movement:
The picture below shows a news paper article from The New York Times on Nixon's resignations.
Bakke V. University of California
In the picture below, is a march that shows education should be equal for those who have been excluded such as women and minority.
The picture below shows Phyllis Schlafly in a press conference which she is trying to stop the Equal Rights Amendments A.K.A the Stop ERA.