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1960's Web Quest
Transcript of 1960's Web Quest
1. The Beatles
2. The Rolling Stones
3. The Beach Boys
4. The Who
5. The Animals Popular T.V. shows in the 1960's: 1.The Adam's Family
2. The Andy Griffith Show
3. The Beverly Hillbillies
5. Gilligan's Island Presidents in the 1960's
John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 1961-1963
Lyndon Baines Johnson, 1963-1969 "Who Were the Presidents in the 1960's and 1970's?" WikiAnswers. Answers, n.d. Web. 06 Sept. 2012. <http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Who_were_the_Presidents_in_the_1960's_and_1970's>.
26 inch boys and girls Starjet Bicycle $29.95
45's Records Phonograph records 54 cents
55 piece silver plated set $89.75
Alarm Clock $1.99
Chalk and Blackboard set 99 cents
Coal $14.95 ton Commonly Used Items and Their Prices "The People History Other Prices in the 1960's." Other Things in the 1960's Prices Examples from The People History Site. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 Sept. 2012. <http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/60sother.html>. Popular Toys The Easy Bake Oven
Etch a Sketch
Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots
Hot Wheels "Top Ten Toys of Yesterday: 1960s." Yahoo! Contributor Network. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 Sept. 2012. <http://voices.yahoo.com/top-ten-toys-yesterday-1960s-681247.html>. In the late 1940's through the early 1960's, the majority of Greaser gangs and clubs tended to be made up of Italian, Irish and youth of European decent. After the Immigration and Nationality Act amendments of 1965, immigration from European countries was greatly limited while immigration from third world countries increased. . At the same time poverty stricken families from the coal mining region , therefore, in cities like New York, Chicago and Detroit Greaser gangs began to recruit more Appalachians as well as Polish, Russian and American Indian youth. In the late seventies through the nineties, it wasn't uncommon to find entire gangs or sections made up of American Indian and Appalachian greasers buried in pockets of the large cities. In the 1970s, Chicago had an organization/underground newspaper called "Rising Up Angry" which would feature Gangs and Greasers in their "Stone Greaser Grapevine" section. "Stone Greasers, Greasers Gangs and Clubs From Chicago to New York." Stone Greasers, Greasers Gangs and Clubs From Chicago to New York. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 Sept. 2012. <http://www.stonegreasers.com/greaser/>. A teenager in the 1960's might join a gang because they had family problems, needed a sence of security, or felt that the only way to escape their problems was through violence "Gangs: Reasons Youth Join, Warning Signs and Prevention Tips Â«." Gangs: Reasons Youth Join, Warning Signs and Prevention Tips Â«. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Sept. 2012. <http://middleearthnj.wordpress.com/2010/03/04/gangs-reasons-youth-join-warning-signs-and-prevention-tips/>. Chicago's first gangs developed along ethnic lines out of the volunteer fire departments during the antebellum period. With names like “Fire Kings,” these outfits of young, often single working-class men competed against one another in departmental reviews, brawled in the streets, and conducted social events. “Running with the machine” was celebrated in the dime novels of the day as part of the culture of manly bravado. When the professionalization of firefighting departments forced volunteer companies to disband, the locus of gang life shifted into saloons, where “political fixers” harnessed the energies of these men. Slang Words
corn-poney: unsophisticated, cornball
cur: a dog of mixed breed; morgrel
corviar: a Chevrolet automobile model
Doggedly: not gicing in readily; persistent; stubborn
buckskin: a yellowish- gray horse President Johnson declares a "War on Poverty" in the State of the Union address thus initiating plans for his Great Society. Major events in the 1960's Senate passes $947 million antipoverty bill as part of the Great Society Burning draft cards becomes an illegal and punishable act. Burning draft cards had become a popular protest method against the war. 1960s Timeline." About.com 20th Century History. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Sept. 2012. <http://history1900s.about.com/od/timelines/tp/1960timeline.htm>.