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Why were there so many Protest Movements in the 1960s, and what impact did they have on US society?

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1950's suburban life was familycentred. Fathers commuted to work, mothers went shopping and the rest…

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A peaceful anti war demonstration ended in tragedy as 4 students were shot dead by National
Guardsmen at Kent State University, Ohio in 1970
Joined with issue of Civil Rights as there was a disproportionate…

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NOW (National Organisation for WLG (Women's Liberation Group)
Women)
Set up by Betty Friedan 1966 Younger more radical feminists
40,000 members by the 1970s
Not an extreme organisation and still More extreme methods
believed in…

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