1960s

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Subject:
World History
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1960s

1960's

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Technology:In the year 1962 the color TV became widely used and the number of drive-ins in the US went from 6,000 to 3,000. Other inventions include the audio cassete, fiber-tip pen, ' spacewar the first computer video game.

Pop Culture:There have been many books published in the 60s that reflect the era. Books like To Kill a Mocking Bird, Valley of The Dolls, ' Black Like Me were some of the greats they are even still well known today. However, these great novels are not the only types of books of the era. The very popular Dr. Suess childeren's books were also published during this time. This includes books like One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish ' Dr. Suess' ABC's.

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History:On August 13th the Berlin wall was ofically finished. The wall divided Germany into East ' West Germany. However, it also split the city of Berlin into East ' West Berlin. The wall fell on November 9, 1989.

History:In the year 1963 civil rights became major focus as far as politics goes. Martin Luther King J.r. gave his famous I Have a Dream speech this year. There was also the tragic event of the 16th street Baptist Church bombing.

History:On October 27, 1964 Ronald Regan gave his famous A Time For Choosing Speech. Basically, adressing the great choices in politics we have to make. The 24th amendment was created on January 23rd ' made it so that people couldn't be taxed with a poll tax, or any other tax in order to vote.

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