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Stagflation and the Oil Crisis

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Title:

Stagflation and the Oil Crisis

URL:

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/us-history/postwarera/1970s-america/a/stagflation-and-the-oil-crisis

Content Source:

Other
Khan Academy
Type: Informational Material

Overview:

This article from Khan Academy gives an overview of the economic downturn of the 1970s and the OPEC oil embargo of 1973-1974. This article can be used when describing the changing social and cultural conditions in the US in the 1970s. Students can read the article and then answer the questions at the end as an assessment.  The article can be read in a whole group setting or individually.

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

Unpacked Content
Strand: Economics, Geography, History, Civics and Government
Course Title: United States History II: The Industrial Revolution to the Present
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Summarize the changing social and cultural conditions in the United States during the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • feminist
  • movement
  • embargo
  • environmentalism
  • counterculture
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • The conditions that were conducive to the creation of social and cultural movements during the 1950s-1970s, including the feminist movement, technical revolution, Chicano movement, Women's Movement, American Indian Movement, environmentalism, and the counterculture movement.
  • Social and cultural movements in the United States of the 1950s-1970s.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media.
  • Evaluate an author's premises, claims, and evidence by corroborating or challenging them with other information related to historical events.
  • Read and comprehend historical texts independently and proficiently on various topics related to historical events.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • The social and cultural conditions in the United States during 1950s, 1960, and 1970s changed significantly.

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).


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Author: Ginger Boyd