The American Crisis In The 1970s

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Americans experienced many periods of crisis between the years of 1963-1974. Many problems occurred and the nation was faced with these problems during this time period. I will get into this in the coming paragraphs. This era also brought change to America’s culture and the way that we did things and once again I will get into this in the coming paragraphs. First I will get into some of the problems we faced as a nation during that era. Starting with a brief history during this time period and then get into the problems we ended up facing as a nation. The history of the United States from 1963 through 1974 includes the assassination of President John F. Kennedy , the climax and surprising victory of the Civil Rights Movement, even though there were plenty whites who were against it but, in the end it did end up working very well for most and all of the African …show more content…
There were many ways that culture was changed and those changes were inclusive of many examples. In the 60’s culture changes were minimal but, there was emergence of an interest in expanded spiritual consciousness, yoga, occult practices and increased human potential helped to shift views on organized religion during this era. Other things emerged in the 60’s such as things like motion pictures, FM and AM radio stations and frequencies, and other things like live television such as the showing of footage from Vietnam. In the 70’s even more things changed such examples being more of weird and normal things like pet rocks, mood rings, waterbeds, crystals, incense, and wild color. Media had VCRs come out, Microwave ovens, and C-programming language. Furniture styles lost the whole space age look and became more colorful and more modern like the styles we still use to this day. Lastly, TVs became for popular, color TVs and the invention of clock

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