1960s Keywords

John F. Kennedy (1961-1963)
Lyndon Johnson (1963-1968)
Richard Nixon (elected 1968)

Civil Rights
Greensboro sit-ins (1960)
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)
Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Birmingham Demonstration (1963)
– Project C
– Children’s Crusade
– Letter from Birmingham Jail
Medgar Evers, NAACP (1963)
March on Washington (1963)
Bombing of St. Baptist Church, Birmingham (1963)
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Mississippi Freedom Summer (1964)
Selma (1964)
Voting Rights Act of 1965

Government Programs
New Frontier
Michael Harrington, The Other America
Equal Pay Act of 1963
Great Society
Chief Justice Earl Warren – The Warren Court
Gideon v. Wainright (1963)
Miranda v. Arizona (1966)
Griswold v. Connecticut (1965)
Loving v. Virginia (1967)

Malcolm X, Black Nationalist
Watts, California
Congress of Racial Equality (CORE)
Black Power
Black Panther Party
Cesar Chavez
United Farm Workers (UFW)
National Indian Youth Council (NIYC)
Red Power
American Indian Movement (AIM)
Betty Friedan, The Feminine Mystique
National Organization of Women (NOW)
Students for a Democratic Society (SDS)
New Left