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Social Movements of the 1960s
This Land is your Land performed by Pete Seeger and Bruce Springsteen at the Obama Inauguration. http://www.truthout.org/011909R
To gain an understanding of the social movements of the 1960s students will:
1. Take notes from the textbook reading on each corresponding social movement (Counter-Culture, Chicano, Feminists, Native American, Great Society, Conservation).
2. work in groups to create a poster on the movement that:
a. displays a slogan created by the group that symbolizes the goal of the movement.
b. Identifies a leader or leading organization and their actions.
c. Explains related government action.
d. Evaluates the success of the movement in achieving their goals.
3. present their posters as fellow students complete an essay outline on each movement.
Chapter 1 of The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan
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El Norte_the chicano movement by Ron Takaki
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Social Movements of the 1960s poster activity
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In Memory of Cesar Chavez
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The 1960s Encyclopedia Entry Format Sheet
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