Reasons for Student Protest in the 1960s

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1. 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 early 1950s
  • the early 1960s
  • the late 1960s
  • the late 1950s
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2. 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
  • Paris
  • Brussels
  • Prague
  • Berlin
  • London

3. The 1950s was a decade of ... and ... for many young Americans.

  • The 1950s was a decade of frustration and anger for many young Americans.
  • The 1950s was a decade of hardship and depression for many young Americans.
  • The 1950s was a decade of excitement and opportunities for many young Americans.
  • The 1950s was a decade of boredom and confusion for many young Americans.
  • The 1950s was a decade of realisation and education for many young Americans.

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

  • 1965
  • 1963
  • 1964
  • 1962

5. Students wore badges saying 'Don't trust anyone over ...' which summed up their attitude to their parents' generation.

  • 30
  • 40
  • 25
  • 35

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