1968 History

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1968 History

Lasting Impact

1968 Inventions

Lyndon B. Johnson was the 36th President of the USA and signed the Civil Rights Act (1968).Political Issues- Rights for Racial Equality & the Fight Against CommunismInternational Event- Vietnam Warhttp://www.history.com/topics/vietnam-war

The computer mouse was invented by Douglas Engelbart.Robert Dennard invented RAM (random access memory).

Martin Luther King Jr. was a Baptist minister and social activist, who led the Civil Rights Movement in the United States from the mid-1950s until his death by assassination in 1968. African American Rights were a hot social topic.

5th Grade TEKS & NCSS Standard


President Johnson


Culture- Movie

Famous Firsts and PeopleMotion Picture Association of America adopts film rating system.KATHARINE HEPBURN in "The Lion in Winter" and BARBRA STREISAND in "Funny Girl".CLIFF ROBERTSON in "Charly"

Planet of the Apes

Popular Music:The Beatles- Lady Madonna

(5) History. The student understands important issues, events, and individuals in the United States during the 20th and 21st centuries. The student is expected to:(C) identify the accomplishments of individuals and groups such as Jane Addams, Susan B. Anthony, Dwight Eisenhower, Martin Luther King Jr.#10: Civic Ideals and Practices- By students identifying the accomplishements of Martin Luther King Jr., they will begin to understand equal rights for all citizens and their basic freedoms. For example, Martin Luther King Jr. fought for equal rights for African Americans. Students will compare and contrast civil rights of 1968 and of 2013. Students will analyze the relationships between these ideals and practices.

Norman Rockwell’s “New Kids in the Neighborhood” painting.


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