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The Sixties
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The Civil Rights Movement and the Vietnam War shape sixties America.  Pivotal characters include Lyndon Johnson, Stokely Carmichael, and Fanny Lou Hamer. The era culminates with Watergate.
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Civil Rights and the 1960s.


The World and the United States in the 1960s.


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Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act outlawed discrimination according to sex.  At the time, few Americans understood the significance of that small provision of the landmark law or foresaw the ways in which a massive, grassroots women's movement would transform women's roles and rights in the last third of the twentieth century.


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