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U.S. History Decade Project

1960's: social, cultural & economics

Savannah Santos

on 12 March 2013

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Transcript of U.S. History Decade Project

The 1960's By: Kara Bird, Jade Callahan, Skylar Celo,
Mariah Hendershott, Audrey Riggs & Savannah Santos Welcome to the 1960's! Food Cultural Phenomena: Significant People of the Era:
Artist and Filmmaker
Pop art
Very influential
Made famous films
Left a legacy Andy Warhol Song Analysis "Feel Like I'm Fixing To Die" –Country Joe McDonald "Abraham, Martin, and John" -Marvin Gaye Jimmy Hendrix Jimi Hendrix : Rock n Roll Artist
Headlined at Woodstock
Created the Jimi Hendrix Experience
Created a new sound
One of the first African American Rock n Roll guitarists
Major influence during the counterculture 1. Neil Armstrong
2. The Beatles
3. Jimi Hendrix
4. Audrey Hepburn
5. Elvis Presley
6. Andy Warhal Neil Armstrong: Audrey Hepburn Five Significant Events 1. First Super Bowl
2. Cuban Missile Crisis
3. Space Exploration
4. Construction of Berlin Wall
5. Rolling Stone Magazine Actress & fashion icon
Philanthropist & Humanitarian
Raised awareness for children in need
UNICEF International Goodwill Ambassador
Audrey Hepburn Children's Fund is continued today First Super Bowl: Cuban Missile Crisis: Space Exploration: Construction of the Berlin Wall: Rolling Stone Magazine: was played on January 15, 1967 at the Los Angeles Memorial Colisiem in Los Angeles, Califronia
The National Football League (NFL) champion Green Bay Packers defeated the American Football League (AFL) champion Kansas City Chiefs by the score of 35–10
The first half of Super Bowl I was competitive, as the Chiefs out-gained the Packers 14-10 at halftime
Green Bay scored a 50-yard interception in the third quarter which lead the Packers to score 21 points in the second half
It also is the only Super Bowl to have been showed by two networks, CBS and NBC, in the United States
This remains the only Super Bowl to have not been a sellout uhm i dont really know what to say abut it being important .. The Beatles : Musicians
Made Films
Very Popular
Interesting Style
Flower Power Bay of Pigs: failed invasion of Cuba
The Soviet Union sent missiles to Cuba
A barricade was set up around Cuba to prevent ships from reaching Cuba
Solution: the Soviet Union took the missiles out of Cuba, and the United States promised not to invade Cuba and that the US would take its missiles out of Turkey and Italy
Hotline: a system that allows direct communication
Limited Test Ban Treaty: an agreement to stop all testing of nuclear weapons in the atmosphere Created by the German Democratic Republic starting on August 13, 1961.
The goal of the wall was to separate the Communist controlled East Berlin from Democratic West Berlin.
Before the construction of the Berlin Wall, 2.5 million East Germans immigrated to West Berlin to escape the Communist control. Fearing that this migration would damage the economy, the government decided to build a wall around East Berlin.
Originally made from cinder blocks and barbed wire. Over the next several years, the quality of the Berlin wall was greatly improved. Founded in San Francisco in 19667 by Jann Wenner and music critic Ralph J. Gleason
Such bands and artists as the Grateful Dead, The Beatles, The Doors, The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin
Gave information on good music, movies, and other mainstream activities
Rolling Stone magazine gave a new name to media American astronaut
First man to walk on the moon
Navy Fighter pilot in Korean War
Command pilot of Gemini 8 in 1966
Was given several awards from Presidents Nixon and Carter Baby boomers where becoming teens and young adults
College campuses became places of debates and protests
Young women wore more revealing clothing including go-go boots and tight clothing.
Unisex dressing was popular including bell bottomed jeans, love beads, and embellished t-shirts.
Many young people wore tie-die shirts as a way to express themselves.
Much of the music in the 1960's was inspired by the counterculture. "That's one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind."

- Neil Armstrong Works Cited: "Neil Armstrong." Contemporary Heroes and Heroines. Vol. 1. Gale, 1990.
Gale Biography In Context. Web. 13 Jan. 2013. “Come on all of you big strong men
Uncle Sam needs your help again
he's got himself in a terrible jam
way down yonder in Viet Nam so
put down your books and pick up a gun we're
gonna have a whole lotta fun”
“Come on mothers throughout the land
pack your boys off to Viet Nam
come on fathers don't hesitate
send your sons off before it's too late
and you can be the first ones on your block
to have your boy come home in a box” Has anybody here seen my old friend Abraham?
Anybody here seen my old friend John?
Anybody here seen my old friend Martin?
Anybody here seen my old friend Bobby?
Can you tell me where he's gone?
I thought I saw him walkin' up over the hill,
With Abraham, Martin and John. Oliver, Lynne. "1960s Foods." The Food Timeline. Lynne Oliver, 2000. Web. 13 Jan. 2013. <http://www.foodtimeline.org/fooddecades.html#1960s>. Elvis Presley Presley was the most important popularizer of rockabilly, an uptempo, backbeat-driven fusion of country and rhythm and blues.
His free spirited performance style made him enormously popular and controversial
Presley is known as one of the most important figures of the 20th-century popular culture.
He had a versatile voice and unusual wide success with many genres including country, popballads, gospel, and blues.
He was central not only by being a musical genre but by making it a touchstone of youth culture and rebellious attitude.
In polls and surveys, he is recognized as one of the most important popular music artists and influential Americans

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/packers-beat-chiefs-in-first-super-bowl Space Race between the United States and Soviet Union
The Soviet Union launches Sputnik on Oct. 4, 1957
United States counters back by launching Explorer I
Apollo 11
John Glen Jr. becomes the first American to orbit the Earth on Feb. 20, 1962 Trevino, Marcella Bush. "Space race." The Fifties in America. Ed. John C. Super. 3 vols. Salem Press, 2005. Salem History Web. 14 Jan. 2013. <http://ic.galegroup.com> "JIMI HENDRIX VOODOO CHILD." Jimi Hendrix. N.p., n.d. Web.
<http://www.jimihendrix.com/us/home> "Rolling Stones Magazine." DT Magazine. N.p., 1967. Web.
<http://www.dtmagazine.com/cmopg1924/rs1.html>. "The Beatles Biography." Biography Channel. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Jan. 2013. <http://www.thebiographychannel.co.uk/biographies/the-beatles.html>. Donoghue, Michael E. "Cold War." World Book. 2012. World Book. Web. 15 Oct. 2012. <http://www.worldbookonline.com/advanced/article?id=ar122880&st=cold+war>. "Audrey Hepburn." 2013. The Biography Channel website. 13 Jan 2013. McGill, Sara Ann. "The Berlin Wall." Berlin Wall (2009): 1-2. History Reference Center. Web. 13 Jan. 2013. Goodwin, Susan and Becky Bradley . "1960-1969." American Cultural History. Lone Star College-Kingwood Library, 1999. Web. 7 Feb. 2011.
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