America in Revolt During the 1960s and 1970s

America in Revolt During the 1960s and 1970s

eBook - 2008
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"America in Revolt during the 1960s and 1970s looks at 12 key events, including John F. Kennedy's death, the Civil Rights Act, the introduction of the birth control pill, the student killings at Kent State, and Richard Nixon's resignation. Each chapter recounts the event as it actually happened, then considers how history would have been altered if things had unfolded differently. It is a thought-provoking way of exploring an explosive era whose aftershocks continue to shape the American experience today."--Jacket.
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2008.
ISBN: 9781851098842
1851098844
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xix, 259 p.) : ill.
Contents: Civil rights
John F. Kennedy
War on poverty
The Vietnam War
Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Tet Offensive
Kent State
March on Washington
Women's rights
Counterculture
Free Speech Movement
Richard M. Nixon.
Summary: "America in Revolt during the 1960s and 1970s looks at 12 key events, including John F. Kennedy's death, the Civil Rights Act, the introduction of the birth control pill, the student killings at Kent State, and Richard Nixon's resignation. Each chapter recounts the event as it actually happened, then considers how history would have been altered if things had unfolded differently. It is a thought-provoking way of exploring an explosive era whose aftershocks continue to shape the American experience today."--Jacket.

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