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The life of the 1960s

tyom barrett

on 9 June 2010

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The 1960s The first debate for a presidential election was televised. Presidant Jhon F. Kennedy moved into the White House and gave his famous speech called "Ask not what your contry can do for you but what you can do for your contry" VS The Case-Church Ammendment,passed by the congress in response to the anti-war movement, prohibated direct U.S. military involvment without congressional authorization after Agust 15, 1973. Jhon F. Kennnady became presidant in 1960 pictures
President Jhon F. Kennady was shot down on November 22, 1963. he was assasinated by Lee Harvey Oswald. Two or three days later Oswald was gunned down by a club owner Jack Ruby. The arts in the 1960s broke new ground through modern archtecutial designs , literary reflections of social turbulince, and artistic The most famous people/bands in 1960s 1) Beach Boys, Rolling Stones, The beatles,Sonney and Cher 2) Martin Luther King Jr, Elvis and Neil Armstrong The most populur sport in the 1960s in the USA is basketball In 1964, King became the youngest person to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for his work to end Racial Segregation and Racial Discrimination through Civil Disobedience and other non-violent means. By the time of his death in 1968, he had refocused his efforts on ending poverty and the Vietnam War, both from a religious perspective. King was assassinated on April 4,1968, in Memphis, Tennessee. He was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medel of Freedom in 1977 and Congressional Gold Medel in 2004; Martin Luther King Jr Martin Luther King Jr. was an american clergeyman, Activist and Prominent leader in the African American civil rights movement.

His main legacy was to secure progress on civil rights in the United States and became a human rights icon:King is reconized as a martyer by two Chrisition churches. A Baptist minisiter. King became A civil rights activist early in his career. He led the 1955 Montgomrey Boycott and helped fond the South Chrisstion Leadership confrencze in 1957, serving as it's first presedent . Kings efforts led to the 1963 march on Washington where he deliverd his "i have a dream" speech. There he rasied public consciousness of the civil rights movement and established himself as one of the first Orators in history.

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