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Names and Terms of the Decade
• John F. Kennedy
• President at the beginning of the 1960s
• “Camelot” – Don’t let it be forgot that there
  was once a spot for one brief shining moment
  known as Camelot. Quote from a popular
  Broadway play. People considered the
  Kennedy White House to be “romantic” and
• When JFK was assassinated that one
  unchivalrous act killed the modern day King
"The 34-year-old widow
(Jackie Kennedy) spoke to the
writer, Theodore H White, for
four hours, urging him to tell
the world -- through LIFE
magazine -- that Kennedy was
truly 'a man of magic', that his
presidency was truly special,
that the era was, to use the
words she borrowed from a
Broadway musical, 'one brief
shining moment that was known
as Camelot'.
           Freedom Riders
• Organized by CORE (Congress for Racial
• Rode through the South seeking to integrate
  bus, rail, and airport terminals.
• Resulted in violence!
• The goal of the Freedom Rides was for a mix
  of white and African American people to ride
  busses through the Deep South,
  where interstate bus segregation was illegally
  enforced, in a hope to be arrested and
  therefore forcing the Justice Department to
  enforce laws opposing segregation.
•   Counterculture
•   Youth movement
•   Created their own communities
•   Listened to psychedelic rock
•   Embraced sexual revolution
•   Used drugs such as LSD and marijuana
• Popular television show
• Gave us such sayings as “Ring my
  chimes”, “Sock it to me”, “You bet your
  sweet bippy”, and “Here comes the
• Risqué’
All were 1968 Presidential
    Students for a Democratic
• Student Activist Movement
• Organization of student radicalism
• Criticized political system for failing to
  achieve international peace and address
  social problems of contemporary
Twiggy-super model
Joan Baez – folk singer – known
         for activism
             card burn-
             Mall, NYC
             ~ April
In Cold Blood – novel by Truman
      Capote - nonfiction
Bob Dylan – singer/songwriter – became a
 figurehead for unrest in the ’60s (anti-
          war and civil rights)
The Beatles – British invasion – one of
most successful bands in popular music
    history. Came to US in 1963.
• Groovy – slang for cool
• LSD – mind altering drug
• Spiro Agnew – Nixon’s vice president.
  Had to resign because of tax evasion
Woodstock Festival – 3 day music
 festival held in upstate New
• Exemplified the counterculture
• 32 best known entertainers of the time
  appeared on the rainy weekend
• Regarded as one of the greatest concerts in
  music history
• Listed on Rolling Stones 50 moments that
  changed the history of Rock and Roll
• Over 500,000 attended
• 3 died and 2 were born
             Malcolm X
• Black Muslim preacher
• Leader of Nation of Islam
• Taught violence
Timothy Leary – American writer
psychologist - Harvard professor
• advocated the use of LSD
• Coined the phrase “turn on, tune in, and drop out”
• 'Turn on' meant go within to activate your neural and genetic
  equipment. Become sensitive to the many and various levels of
  consciousness and the specific triggers that engage them. Drugs
  were one way to accomplish this end.
• 'Tune in' meant interact harmoniously with the world around you
  - externalize, materialize, express your new internal
• Drop out suggested an elective, selective, graceful process of
  detachment from involuntary or unconscious commitments. 'Drop
  Out' meant self-reliance, a discovery of one's singularity, a
  commitment to mobility, choice, and change.
• often misinterpreted to mean 'Get stoned and abandon all
  constructive activity.'"
    SNCC – Student Nonviolent
     Coordinating Committee –
        pronounced SNICK
• One of the principle organizations of
  the Civil Rights movement
• Played a supporting role in Freedom
  Rides, March on Washington of 1963,
  and Mississippi’s Freedom Summer
• Early led by John Lewis (now a
  congressman) and later by the more
  militant Stokely Carmichael
• Began to coordinate the sit-ins.
 Cuban Missile Crisis-military
 confrontation between US –
 Soviet Union and Cuba during
the Cold War that threatened
  to turn into a nuclear war.
Andy Warhol – pop artist
Joe Namath – football player
• Black Power –
  movement among
  African Americans
  to emphasize racial
  pride and the
  creation of black
  political and cultural
   George Wallace – Racist Governor of Alabama and
presidential candidate. Resisted civil rights movement.
Paralyzed from waist down by would be assassin in 1972.
 Cronkite –
  When he
against the
    war in
  LBJ knew
that he had
   lost the
Robert Kennedy – JFK’s brother.
   ’68 presidential candidate.
Ho Chi Minh Trail
     – logistical
  system running
    from North
Vietnam to South
  Cambodia, and
Laos to move men
 and materials to
  the Viet Cong.
Gunsmoke – popular television
James Early Ray – assassinated
   Martin Luther King Jr.
    Martin Luther King, JR. –
  PEACEFUL civil rights leader
• Led Montgomery bus boycott
• “I Have a Dream” speech
• Helped found the Southern Christian
  Leadership Conference
• Preached non-violence!
Beverly Hillbillies – popular tv
The Twist – popular dance
  Commune – Farm where hippies
        lived together
• Lived off of the land
• Shared everything
Jimi Hendrix – famous guitarist
   (some say the greatest!)
Sirhan Sirhan – assassinated
      Robert Kennedy
Miniskirts – popular fashion of
          the 1960s
• Warren Report – official investigation into
  JFK’s assassination
• Tet Offensive – Series of attacks on US
  bases and the US embassy by the North
  Vietnamese in early 1968. Showed we had
  greatly underestimated the enemy!
• Watts – area in Los Angeles where rioting
  took place in 1965 after white police officer
  stopped a black driver for DUI. 34 killed,
  1032 injured, and over 4000 arrested.
 Tiny Tim – popular entertainer. Theme
    song: Tiptoe Through the Tulips.
Married his wife, “Miss Vickie” on national
• Pigs – police officers
• Johnny Carson – host of
  the Tonight Show
• Dr. Benjamin Spock –
  pediatrician who told
  wrote a book, Baby and
  Child Care, advising
  parents on child rearing.
  Turned against the war
  in Vietnam and
  convicted of helping
  young men resist the
 Black Panthers – African American group
 founded to promote civil rights and self
• Called for armed resistance
• Founded in Oakland California by Huey
  Newton and Bobby Seale
  Charles Manson – head of the
         Manson family.
• Source of 7 murders in 1969 including 8
  ½ months pregnant, actress Sharon
• Devoted themselves to “God, the Devil,
  and Manson”
• Wrote “Death to Pigs” and “Helter
  Skelter” on the doors and walls in blood.
• Blowin’ in the Wind – anti war song
  written by Bob Dylan and made popular
  by Peter, Paul, and Mary.

• Fidel Castro – communist leader of Cuba
My Lai – Vietnamese village that was supposedly
a Viet Cong stronghold. Villagers were killed by
  American troops under the leadership of Lt.
                William Calley.
• Vince Lombardi –
  football coach
• Arnold Palmer – golfer
• John Glenn – astronaut –
  first to orbit the Earth
• Cassius Clay/Muhammed
  Ali – boxer – went to jail
  rather than be drafted
• The Rolling Stones –
  popular band
• Mickey Mantle –
  baseball player
• DMZ – Demilitarized Zone – area where
  military equipment and activity are
    Betty Friedan – American
   feminist, activist, and writer
• Wrote best selling book The Feminine
• Saw full time homemaking role as
• Co-founded the National Organization
  of Women (NOW)
  Chappaquiddick – bridge where Senator
  Edward Kennedy (JFK’s brother) ran off
   of a bridge, killing one of his campaign
• Mary Jo Kopechne
• Car went off of bridge after a party
• Kennedy left scene of the accident in
  which he later pled guilty and received a
  suspended sentence of 2 months in jail
 Counterculture – going against
the established norms of society
• Started in reactions of the social norms
  of the 1950s, segregation in the Deep
  South, and the Vietnam War.
• White, middle class, youth
• Hippies
• Goes hand in hand with drugs, sex, and
  rock music.
New Frontier – slogan representing JFK’s
 domestic policies and foreign programs.
• Bay of Pigs invasion – 1961 unsuccessful attempt by
  Cuban exiles to overthrow Fidel Castro. Planned and
  funded by the U.S. Caused a rapid deterioration in
  Cuban – American relationship
• The Great Society – Lyndon Johnson’s domestic
  policies. Two goals: eliminate poverty and racial
  injustice. 5 major programs: Civil Rights Act of 1964
  eliminating job discrimination and segregation of
  public accommodations. Voting Rights Act of 1965 –
  assured minority registration and voting. War on
  Poverty. Elementary and Secondary Education Act –
  provided federal money for education. Health –
  Medicare (for elderly) and Medicaid (for poor).
  Bull Connor – Birmingham police
officer during Civil Rights movement
• Belonged to KKK
• Staunch advocate of racial segregation
• Used violence against Civil Rights
          Nation of Islam
• Religious, social, political organization
• Goal: resurrecting the social, spiritual,
  mental, and economic condition of the
  black men and women in America.
• Led by such as Elijah Muhammad,
  Malcolm X
         Lyndon B. Johnson
• “LBJ”
• Wife: Lady Bird
• Became President upon JFK’s assassination
• Known for “Great Society” domestic program
  (War on Poverty, Civil Rights, Medicaid,
  Medicare) but his popularity suffered
  because of the Vietnam War.
• Did not seek re-election in 1968 because of
  turmoil in the Democratic party.
          Neil Armstrong
• Astronaut
• First man to step on the moon
• “The Eagle has Landed” when the
  spacecraft touched down on the moon’s
• “One small step for man, one giant leap
  for mankind” when he stepped down
  onto the moon.
               The Beatles
•   Paul McCarney
•   Ringo Starr
•   George Harrison
•   John Lennon
Beatles first performed live on . . . The
    Ed Sullivan Show Feb. 9, 1964
            Peace Corps
• JFK’s program
• Send volunteers to poor countries to
  promote world peace and friendship
• Works with governments, schools,
  hospitals, non-profit organizations
• Addresses environmental issues, health
  issues, educational issues, etc.
James Meredith – first African American
 to attend the University of Mississippi
• His attendance sparked riots in Oxford,
• JFK sent federal troops and US
  Marshals to protect him
Civil rights activist James Meredith grimaces in pain as he pulls himself
across Highway 51 in Hernando, Miss. after being shot during a voting rights
march, June 6, 1966. Meredith, who defied segregation to enroll at the
University of Mississippi in 1962, completed the march from Memphis, Tenn.,
to Jackson, Miss., after treatment of his wounds
         Thurgood Marshall
• First African
  American to serve on
  the U.S. Supreme
• Lawyer best
  remembered for
  arguing the Brown v
 Board of Education
 case before the
 Supreme Court
Andy, Opie, and Aunt Bee . . .
  Taylor (NOT Griffith!)
  Ben and sons Little Joe, Hoss,
    and Adam . . . Cartwright
• They were on
Darrin, Samantha, and Tabitha . .
 . Stephens were on Bewitched!
    Can YOU name the Brady Bunch?
•   Mike
•   Carol
•   Greg
•   Peter
•   Bobby
•   Marcia
•   Jan
•   Cindy
•   And of course we can’t forget Alice!
•   Who was Alice’s boyfriend?
•   Sam (the Butcher)
•   And then there was Tiger the dog!!
     What do these words mean?
• 77. Hunk               C. Handsome man

• 78. Rag top            B. Convertible

• 79. Bad trip           D. Unpleasant Experience

• 80. Mind Trippers      F. Drugs

• 81. Jock               G. Athlete

• 82. Tough Toenails     A. Too Bad

• 83. Straight Skinnes   E. the Truth
         Leaders to the Group
              (84 – 88)
•   84. Vandellas      B. Martha Reeves
•   85. Shondells      D. Tommy James
•   86. Raiders        E. Paul Revere
•   87. Supremes       C. Diana Ross
•   88. Family Stone   A. Sly Stewart
           Authors and Books
• 89. To Kill a Mockingbird C. Harper Lee

• 92. In Cold Blood         E. Truman Capote

• 91. Valley of the Dolls   A. Jacqueline Susann

• 92. The Godfather         B. Mario Puzo

• 93. Rosemary’s Baby       D. Ira Levin
              Actors and Movies
• 94. Walter Matthau & Jack Lemmon               B. The Odd

• 95. Warren Beatty & Faye Dunaway        D. Bonnie & Clyde

• 96. Bette Davis & Joan Crawford         C. Whatever
                                          Happened to
                                          Baby Jane

• 97. Paul Newman & Robert Redford        E. Butch Cassidy &
                                          Sundance Kid

• 98. Richard Burton & Elizabeth Taylor   A. Cleopatra
                          Brides and Grooms
•   99.   Elvis Presley         C. Priscilla Beaulieu

•   100. George Jones           D. Tammy Wynette

•   101. Salvatore Bono         I. Cher

•   102. Richard Burton         H. Elizabeth Taylor

•   103. John Lennon            J. Yoko Ono

•   104. Paul McCartney         G. Linda Eastman

•   105. Tiny Tim               E. Miss Vickie

•   106. Carl Dean              A. Dolly Parton

•   107. Johnny Cash            F. June Carter

•   108. Billy Davis, Jr.       B. Marilyn McCoo
               Musical Families
• 109. Barry, Robin, & Maurice Gibb   C. Bee Gees

• 110. Brian, Carl, & Dennis Wilson   B. Beach Boys

• 111. Harold & Don Reid              D. Statler Bros.

• 112. Jackie, Tito, Jermaine         A. Jackson 5
      Marion, & Michael
 113. In 1964 Ford introduced this new
sporty car with a sticker price of $2,368
      to attract the youth market:

114.The Democratic National Convention, held
here in August, 1968, became the most violent
 in history when anti-war protestors clashed
      with police and national guardsmen:
115. Actress found dead in her home with four
   others, victims of a ritual murder (1969)
                    Sharon Tate
116.Patricia Krenwinkel, Susan Atkins, Leslie Van
 Houten, and Squeaky Fromme are all members
    of the ____________________ family.

Squeaky Fromme – Manson Family member convicted of
     trying to assassinate President Gerald Ford.
117.A 600 acre dairy farm owned by Max Yasgur
        near Bethel, NY was the site of:
        Kennedy Assassination
•   118. November 22, 1963
•   119. Dallas, Texas
•   120. Texas Schoolbook Depository
•   121. Grassy Knoll
•   122. Parkland Memorial Hospital
•   123. Lee Harvey Oswald
•   124. Jack Ruby
•   125. Governor John Connolly
•   126. Jacqueline Kennedy
•   127. Magic Bullet
•   128. Arlington National Cemetery
129. Robert Kennedy
   Kathleen Hartington (b.1951)
    Joseph Patrick II (b.1952)
   Robert Francis Jr. . .(b.1954)
    David Anthony (1955–1984)
      Mary Courtney (b.1956)
   Michael LeMoyne (1958–1997)
        Mary Kerry(b.1959)
   Christopher George (b.1963)
 Matthew Maxwell Taylor (b.1965)
     Douglas Harriman(b.1967)
 Rory Elizabeth Katherine (b.1968)

The last child, Rory, was born several
     months after her father's
     130. Martin Luther King, JR.

Yolanda Denise-King
 Martin Luther III
   Dexter Scott
 Bernice Albertine