Beatles Coming to America
The Beatles changed society for many reasons, one being their hair. The certain long haircut became popular among young men because it symbolized a rebellious child who was going against the social norms of the short haircut their elders wanted them to have. Their music lyrics effected their listeners and fans because I started a revolution of kids they wanted to be rebellious.
Hair Long and Beautiful
This changed society because short and kept up neat hair was the social norm and was looked upon as nice and proper and that's the haircut everyone was supposed to have. Many people chose to grow their hair out in protest of the social norm.
Timothy Leary and LSD
His experimentation with LSD led him to believe its use was an important means to self-discovery and a substance that would change the world’s consciousness. He had no idea just how true that theory would prove to be. it affected the way Americans use and think about drugs today
The Pill becomes widely avaliable
The avaliablity of the pill started the "sexual revolution" because it allowed people, especially women to have sexual freedom. This meant that people could have sex without the fear of pregnancy and the burden an unprepared pregnancy brings. this also radically changed the belief that pre marital sex is wrong because many people ignored this idea.
Sydney Poitier comes to Dinner
This affected society because in history interracial marriage had been looked down upon and this film portrayed this in a positive way which created a lot of controversy on this idea.
“Hey! Hey! LBJ! How many kids did you kill today?”
This promoted a lot of protests in the future and made citizens realize that it was their job to make sure their country was at war for the right reasons. It inspired a lot of antiwar movements.
Bull Connor and his fire hoses
This event made him an international symbol of racism and backfired when the brutality was broadcast on national television and caused major social and legal change in the rights of black Americans.
Very few establishments welcomed openly gay people in the 1950s and 1960s. These events are widely considered to constitute the single most important event leading to the gay liberation movement and the modern fight for LGBT rights in the United States.
Engel v. Vitale
This changes society because Engel became the basis for several subsequent decisions limiting government-directed prayer in school.
JFK is Assasinated six weeks after MLK is assassinated
This caused a lot of conspiracy theories to be born and also it left the nation hurting because 2 huge leaders were killed.
September 11th 2001
This event is what started the war we have been fighting up to this day against terrorism and united the whole nation to fight back against these awful people. Also this changed our security methods in our airport, also just the mentality of our nation. Before 9/11 nobody could fathom that humans were capable this evil.
Society has changed since the creation of this product because almost every person has an iPhone, it has become such a social norm. All our social media apps are made useful on the iPhone and it has made communication fun easy and no competitor has beat out the iPhone yet.
Sandy Hook Shooting
The shooting prompted renewed debate about gun control in the United States, including proposals for making the background check system universal, and banning the sale and manufacture of certain types of semi-automatic firearms. Also promoted much debate about school safety and caused many changes in the safety of public school systems
Barack Obama is elected President
This is significant because until the 1960s, some parts of the country were still segregated, yet by 2008, a black (or more accurately, a biracial) candidate could win the presidency. Thus, it can be said that Barack Obama helped to change the way Americans thought about politics and race: black candidates had run before, but were rarely taken seriously.
Google is an online search engine that was created in August of 2004.
The search engine is the symbol of the internet technology for the Millennials. By the end of the 2000s, approximately 2/3 of the users in the world used Google for their search needs. Having created the best search engine ever.