History 202 (Online)

History 202 (Online)

Professor Rees’ Online US History Survey Course

Assignment #6 Sources for Summary.

Milestone Documents:

Brown v. Board of Education.
Martin Luther King, Jr., “Letter from the Birmingham Jail.”
Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Valerie Solanis, “The SCUM Manifesto.”
Richard Nixon, “Silent Majority” Speech.
Stokely Carmichael, “Black Power.”
Lucian Truscott IV, “Gay Power Comes to Sheridan Square.”
Gloria Steinem, “Living the Revolution.”

Pictures:

CNN, “The Civil Rights Movement in Photos.” (Links to an external site.)
Norman Rockwell, “The Problem We All Live With,” (Links to an external site.) 1964.
Digital Public Library of America, “The United Farm Workers and the Delano Grape Strike.” (Links to an external site.)
Washington Post, “Antiwar Protestors.” (Links to an external site.)
Peace, Love, Music and Mud, “LIFE at Woodstock.” (Links to an external site.)

Videos:

Universal Newsreels,
“WATTS Riot.” (Links to an external site.)
Cemetery Acid Trip (Links to an external site.) from “Easy Rider.”
Country Joe McDonald,”The FISH Cheer.” (Links to an external site.)
“The Hippie Revolt,” (Links to an external site.) [Trailer].
Morley Safer, on his Report from Cam Ne (Links to an external site.)
Spiro Agnew Attacks the Press (Links to an external site.)
(excerpts).

Other Resources:

Backstory, “How Sex Got Into the Civil Rights Act.” (Links to an external site.)
Selections from the Whole Earth Catalog. (Links to an external site.)
Digital History Reader, “The 1960s: Who Won?” (Links to an external site.)
New York Public Library, “1969: The Year of Gay Liberation.” (Links to an external site.)
Matt Delmont, “Why Busing Failed.” (Links to an external site.)
Digital Public Library of America, “The Equal Rights Amendment.” (Links to an external site.)
Digital Public Library of America, “Rise of Conservatism in the 1980s.” (Links to an external site.)

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