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US History I Unit 8. The 50’s and 60’s American Anthem Chapters 26-30




Monday, 01/12/15


Topics: The 50’s and 60’s

Tuesday, 01/13/15


Topics: The 50’s and 60’s

Wednesday 01/14/15


Topics: The 60’s

Kennedy, Johnson,

the “New Frontier”

and the Great Society



Thursday, 01/15/15


Topics: Civil Rights, Vietnam

Friday, 01/16/15

Topics: Test Unit 8

HW Questions:



  1. How did TV change American lives in the 1950’s?

  2. How did each of the following contribute to the growth of the suburbs:

  • Pre-fabricated houses

  • The automobile

  • Road construction

  1. Name and explain 3 effects of the Warren Court.

  2. What was “the Great Society”? How did the Great Society affect the US?

  3. What were the effects of the following:

  1. How did the US get involved in the War in Vietnam?

  2. Why did many Americans oppose US military intervention in Vietnam?

  3. How did the US disentangle itself from the Vietnam War?

  4. What factors explain the rise of the counterculture in the 1960’s and early 1970’s?



Vocabulary Ch. 26-30





  1. Brown v. Board of Education

  2. Montgomery Bus Boycott

  3. Sit ins

  4. Martin Luther King

  5. Baby Boom

  6. suburbs

  7. interstate highway system

  8. Sputnik

  9. Election of 1960

  10. John F. Kennedy

  11. Richard Nixon

  12. NASA

  13. March on Washington

  14. Hippies

  15. “flexible response”

  16. Ngo Dinh Diem

  17. Ho Chi Minh

  18. Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

  19. Tet Offensive

  20. Vietnamization






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