|Statement||by David W. Parish.|
|LC Classifications||Z7165.U5 P37, HN65 P37|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxxix, 438 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||438|
|LC Control Number||80012561|
Chapters on Everyday America and the World of Youth describe the important changes in American society, from Ronald Reagan's War on Drugs, to latch-key kids, to Black Monday. The following ten chapters explore the many aspects of popular culture-everything from advertising to fashion, literature to music, travel to the visual arts-that /5(3). Demographic changes. The census revealed that the composition and distribution of American society was changing. First, the growth rate of the population during the '70s was one of the lowest in U.S. history; the baby boom was clearly over. Divorce became more and more common, as did “nonfamily” households in which people lived. As part of a series that delves into various decades America in the s by Marlee Richards cleverly breaks down the chapters from politics, music, and culture. This book is more than a reference; it is a fun mix media approach to an era that was a pinnacle point in our nation's history/5(2). The period of change came during the s. For a while, these years remained tied to the social experiments and struggles of the s. Then they showed signs of what American would be like in the s. There were a number of reasons for the change.
I n or around , America's character changed. For almost half a century, the United States had been a relatively egalitarian, secure, middle-class democracy, with structures in place that. The author notes that by the late s, the New Right emerged as a powerful force in politics. Religious conservatives, most notably Jerry Falwell’s Moral Majority, decried social excesses, while anti-feminists, such as Phyllis Schlafly. American History: The s, a Decade That Changed a Nation Novem Hippies gather in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park in June to celebrate the start of : VOA Learning English. 17 November American History: The s, a Decade That Changed a Nation AP Hippies gather in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park in June to celebrate the start of.
Arguably one of the most famous events of the civil rights movement took place on Aug the March on Washington. It was organized and attended by civil rights leaders such as A. Philip Randolph, Bayard Rustin and Martin Luther King Jr. Whether it was the boom of environmentalism or the bust of the Nixon administration and public life as we knew it, the era represented a profound shift in American society and culture. This compelling book chronicles the significant changes in our country during the 70s, from the women's and civil rights movements to the energy crisis/5(2). Reforming American Society - pg. Ch 4 The Union in Peril. The Divisive Politics of Slavery - pg. Ch 20 The New Frontier and the Great Society. Kennedy and the Cold War - pg. The New Frontier - pg. Ch 23 An Era of Social Change. Latinos and Native Americans Seek Equality - pg. Women Fight. The s is an important addition to the growing body of literature focused on the decade." Nick Blackboum, 49th Parallel " [I]ntelligent and well crafted." William L. O'neill, Pacific Historical Review "Thomas Borstelmann provides us with a significant addition to a Cited by: