Me : What Year Were You Born? Essay

781 Words Jul 10th, 2015 4 Pages
Me: What year were you born in?
Beth: I was born in 1970.
Me: What did you enjoy about your childhood the most?
Beth: I enjoyed the freedom, compared to today it is so much different.
Me: How so?
Beth: Well I used to go out and play with all the kids in the block. Time went by fast but we all knew each other. Now kids cant go outside and play because your afraid for your kids. Or the kids from the block are doing drugs at a early age.
Me: What are some historical events that took place during the year you were born?
Beth: I cant recall a historical event in 1970. But I do recall others during my childhood, or at least big events that my parents always mentioned to me as I grew up.
Me: What are those events?
Beth: I believe it was like 1972 during the Olympic games, there was a terrorist attack. Some people were taken hostage maybe 8 or 8 and they all died even the five suspects.
Me: What are the other events?
Beth: In 1973, abortion was legal. The United States vice president resigned to his position in the white house. In 1989, the USA shot down an Iranian Airline.
Me: Woah, those are important historical events. But what was a mother 's role like back then?
Beth: A mothers role was to take care of their family at home. Take care of the families home and preparing the meals before the husband and kids got home from school. But slowly a mothers role changed.
Me: How did it change?
Beth: Well the workplace started opening opportunities slowly for women in 1971. So maybe…

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