There has never been a decade quite like the sixties; the diversity, conflicts, hope, anger, the music. The 60s decade was a decade of change. Not only were those changes evident in pop culture, music, & fashions; they changed the course of history.
As you watch the film in class read the corresponding sections in the text:
41.3 Marriage Families and a 'Baby Boom'
44 Civil Rights Revolution: "Like A Mighty Stream"
45.1 Redefining Equality: From Black Power to Affirmative Action
49 Emergence of a Counterculture
50 - The United States Gets Involved in Vietnam
51.4 Growing Opposition to the War
Answer these questions in your final essay. One paragraph per answer.
I. Why did the counterculture fall apart?
II. Were the 60's good or bad for America? Why?
III. What lessons did the 60's teach us?
IV, Which character in the film did you relate to most? If you were them what would you have done differently?
V. Would you have wanted to live during the 60's? Why or Why not?