Reasons for Student Protest in the 1960s

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1. The young and student movement were very much influenced by the explosion of ... music, some of which protested against important issues of the day.

  • pop
  • jazz
  • classical
  • hip hop
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2. The media encouraged student opposition. The war in Vietnam was the first to be televised in great detail. Colour television, which was readily available by ..., worsened the bloody nature of what was shown.

  • the late 1950s
  • the early 1950s
  • the late 1960s
  • the early 1960s

3. US involvement in the war in Vietnam united the student movement. ... young Americans were fighting in the war and many others would be called up by the draft or conscription system.

  • 2 million
  • half a million
  • 1.5 million
  • a million

4. The student movement in the USA was influenced by student protests all over the world. For example, in 1968 student demonstrations in ... were so serious that they almost overthrew the government.

  • Moscow
  • Brussels
  • London
  • Paris
  • Prague
  • Berlin

5. JFK's assassination in ... angered and disillusioned many young Americans and drove them into protest movements.

  • 1963
  • 1965
  • 1962
  • 1964


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