Liberation Movements of the 1970's

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Liberation Movements of the 1970's


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This article from Khan Academy provides an overview of the emergence of the American Indian Movement and the gay rights movement, as well as the continuation of the second-wave feminist women's movement. Students can read the article and answer the questions at the end for assessment to describe changing social conditions during the 1970s. The article can be assigned to Google Classroom.

Content Standard(s):
Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 11
United States History II: The Industrial Revolution to the Present
15 ) Describe changing social and cultural conditions in the United States during the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. [A.1.c., A.1.d., A.1.f., A.1.i., A.1.j., A.1.k.]

Examples: economic impact on the culture, feminist movement, recession, Arab oil embargo, technical revolution

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SS.AAS.11.15- Compare and contrast examples of changing social and cultural conditions during the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s.
SS.AAS.11.15a - Identify the major movements that occurred in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1070s, including the Feminist Movement, United Farm Workers and the American Indian Movement (AIM).

Tags: American Indian Movement, feminist womens movement, gay rights movement
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Author: Ginger Boyd