• Sociological Imagination
    films about the lives of fourteen British children. The participants were chosen in an attempt to represent different social classes in Britain in the 1960`s, the children were asked to answer different questions about society, other children and their lives. In one of the episodes children talk about colored...
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  • Emergence of Modern Britain
    How useful is the term 'revolution' when thinking about changes to sexual morality in the 1960s? Up until the 1960's the social pressure against unwed motherhood was so strong that few unmarried women were willing to have sex unless they believed that the man would marry them if they became pregnant...
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  • Cuban Developments in the 1960
    developments in the 1960s had a great impact on US /Cuban relations.   During the slate 1950's and early 1960's, sugar made up eighty percent of Cuba's exports.  The United States provided two-thirds of Cuba's imports and absorbed three-quarters of its exports.  By October of 1960, the US government imposed...
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  • Analysis of Song Lyrics
    their audience of present-time themes and issues. In today’s society, song lyrics can be used effectively to find fault with many dominant values and attitudes, somewhat protesting against social issues and the preconceived ideas that stand tall on the stage of democracy. This is why song lyrics should be...
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  • Ask Not What Your Country Can Do for You
    the United States by turning inward and actively pursuing change for the betterment of American society. “Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, in order to assure the survival and...
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  • Mississippi Burning
    ”Mississippi Burning” The relationship between white Americans and African-Americans in the USA in the early 1960s Mississippi Burning is a movie that takes place in the early 1960s, 1964 to be exact, in a small town named Jessup. The relationship between the black and the white is very intense and...
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  • Social Turbulence
    time period. In the 1950’s and 1960s many Americans believed that consumer culture and individualism was the path to happiness and wellbeing. In this same period, dissatisfaction arose from certain social classes that clashed with these values. This began to alter the attitudes across the nation of the...
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  • To What Extent Was Grass Roots Activism a Significant Reason to Why the Civil Rights Movement Grew in the 1950s and 1960s
    extent was grass roots activism a significant reason to why the Civil Rights Movement Grew in the 1950s and 1960s The civil rights movement grew for a number of reasons during the 1950’s and 1960s. Prior to this select time period America were fighting in the Cold War and many black soldiers battled in...
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  • History Contrast
    American history, one can argue that many important trends can be traced to the 1960s time period. The 1960s was a time when many ideals were changing for people and there were quite a lot of problems going on in the world around us. With the introduction of mass media into the mix, public opinions gained...
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  • The Impact of the Hippie Movement
    The impact of the hippie movement The impact, good and bad, of the 1960s hippie movement cannot be denied. The movement influenced popular music, television, film, literature, and the arts. The music industry, particularly the rock music segment, experienced an explosion in sales that has continued...
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  • History Final Review
    History 1378: The US since 1877 Dr. Buzzanco Final Exam Review Part I – Domestic Policy: (75 points) Three of the following four questions will appear on the examination. Of those three you will choose one to answer thoroughly. Each of the questions will require some information from the books...
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  • Late
    History: Discursive Essay May 2012 In the 1960s there was an uprising of sorts in the United States. The “black” communities were beginning to realize their constitutional rights or rather the lack thereof. There were a few bold souls that decided to take a stand, no matter the consequences....
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  • ACWR104 Argumentative Essay
    content. The research made by Erin Hatton and Mary Nell Trautner using the “Rolling Stone” magazine’s covers from the first issue in 1967 to 2009, shows us the severity of this problem. Hatton and Trautner analyzed 931 covers of the magazine and measured the content of the covers. They analyzed them in two...
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  • 1950s and on
    The 1960s were evidently an era of rebellion, in contrast (or perhaps opposition) to the 1950’s, which held a cultural psyche deeply rooted in citizenry and conformity (Super 226). A central element of such a cultural phenomenon was commoditized controversialism. Features of this cultural transition...
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  • Dominant Social Paradigm and Its Impacts on Environmental Policies in the United States
    their impacts should be observed. It is necessary to observe four important concepts to identify the role of traditions and values on policies and attitudes. Kuhn’s Scientific Paradigm (1962): A scientific paradigm is a belief structure that dominates a particular scientific community (as cited in Shafer...
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  • Youth Culture and Social Change
    young adult years. During the last century, the world around us has changed greatly, and as a result of this, so too has youth culture changed. In this investigation, the ways in which social change has influenced youth culture from the 1960s to today will be explored and how changes in factors such as...
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  • The 'Swinging Sixties' in Britain
    best interpretation of the 1960s. The best representation is Representation 2 as it has the widest range and the most truthful views on the 1960s. The first representation that is going to be addressed is Representation 1. Representation 1 has very limited views on the 1960s as it is fairly incomplete...
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  • Example of an Annotated Bibliography
    was divided chronologically, more specific; it was classified every decade from 1960s to 2000s. During 1960s, the article showed the background at that time and the establishment of OPEC. After 1960s till now, it tells us the development OPEC made, the crisis OPEC faced and how they influenced the oil...
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  • Sexual Revolution
    It went on to legalize abortion and to receive assistance for child care centers to receive support from the state and federal governments. In the 1960s the sexual revolution had seen to be centered in and around university campuses and amongst the students. The sexual revolution in America was a dramatic...
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  • Black Aesthetics
    The word “aesthetics” can be defined as a branch of philosophy that critically reflects on art, culture, and nature. It is a view, opinion, or an attitude toward what is considered offensive or acceptable. It is more scientifically defined as a critical judgment of the sensory emotional values that exude...
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