America in the Cold War 2

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America in the Cold War 2

26th Amendment-Vietnam War The Vietnam War took place from 1954-1975. It was North Vietnam and Soviet Union vs. South Vietnam and US. The Average American man was 19 when he was drafted into war. The young Americans were old enough to fight and die but weren't allowed to vote or drink alcohol. This led to the 26th Amendment--18 year olds were allowed to vote.

Rock and RollThe roots of rock and roll came from African American Gospel and Blues music. Rock and roll sent shockwaves across America with the new artists and style of music. The music inspred new dances and rebellions. Churches called rock and roll "Satan's music". Rock and roll was aspired from the lower class citizens and were banned in mnay places.

Woodstock Festival The Woodstock Festival was a three-day concert (which rolled into a fourth day) that involved lots of and rock 'n roll. The Woodstock Music Festival of 1969 has become an icon of the 1960s hippie counterculture. It was also known as the Woodstock Music Festival; An Aquarian Exposition: Three Days of Peace and Music.

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Baby Boom GenerationDuring the year 1960, women were being employed to men's jobs and were becoming unemployed. Women decided to give up their jobs to save their husband's dignity. But the women felt that something was mising fom their lives. Motherhood increased very quickly and many baby's were born indicating the Baby Boom Gerneration.

American Cuture in the 50's and 60's During the 1950's and 60's television became a struggled to become a national mass media in the 1950s, and became a cultural force – for better or worse – in the 60s. Before these two decades were over the three national networks were offering programs that were alternately earth shaking, sublime and ridiculous. Rock in Roll became a huge part of music for the younger generation. This was also a time where 18 year olds were allowed to vote and get drafted into war.


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