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6 class periods of 70 minutes each
This unit focuses on the student free speech movements and anti-war demonstrations of the 1960s linking them to the civil rights movements for minority and women's rights in the 1950s and 1970s. The unit uses the life of political activist Tom Hayden as its connecting device.
1. What problems from the 1950s did the youth movements of the 60s try to solve?
2. What legacy did the youth movements of the 60s leave modern America?
~PowerPoint presentation Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 to first blank pageDay 2:
~handout "California Senate Gives Hayden Tearful Send Off"
~handout of Hayden speech after winning his first primary
~handout of Port Huron Statement
~lecture on student campus movementsDay 3:
~video clip from "Berkeley in the Sixties" (or any video about the 60s that shows student demonstrations on campuses)
~handout "Jerry Casale's Account of Kent State"
~PowerPoint presentation from blank on Day 1 through Hayden's student involvement, ending with 2nd blank
~Hayden PowerPoint Civil Rights sectionDay 4:
~20 to 30 minute lecture on the events of the Civil Rights Movement
~recording of Dr. Martin Luther King's "I Have A Dream" speech
~handout of Kerner Commission Report on the Violence of 1967
~Hayden PowerPoint section on Women's RightsDay 5:
-letters from Abigail to John Adams
-Equal Rights Amendment
-Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments
-Declaration of Independence
-Feminine Mystique sheet
-NOW 1966 Statement of Purpose
-Gloria Steinem article
~lyrics to songs from the 60sDay 6:
-"Climb Every Mountain"~music recordings from the 60s to use as background
-"Masters of War"
-"The Times They Are A-Changin'"
-"Sounds of Silence"
-"For What It's Worth"
-"Let's Live For Today"
-"Find the Cost of Freedom"
-"Four Dead In Ohio"
~recording of Jimmy Hendrix performing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at Woodstock OR a video clip from the "Woodstock" documentary released on video in 2002 by Warner (available at Borders or Amazon.com)
~last segment of Hayden PowerPoint
1. Knowledge of free speech movements at Berkeley and other college campuses through the Kent State and Jackson State demonstrations in the 70s
2. Knowledge of Civil Rights Movements (black, women)
3.Historical events leading up to the Women's Liberation Movement
4. Knowledge of anti-war movement, events of 1968, the long, hot summer of '68, and the Democratic National Convention in Chicago
5. Familiarity with timeline of Tom Hayden's life as an activist.
1. Textbook information about the 1950s, Civil Rights Movement, Vietnam and Anti-War Demonstrations, and the Counterculture Youth movements of the 1960s
2. Working definitions for the following words:
Day 1: Introduction
Berkin, et. at, Carol. Making America. 4th ed.:Houghton Mifflin Co.,2006.
Boyer, et. at, Paul S. Enduring Visions. 2nd ed. : Heath and Co., 1995.
Dow, Whitney, and Marco Williams."Two Towns of Jasper." Public Broadcasting Service, . . Video. 2003.
Hayden, Tom. Reunion: A Memoir. 1st ed. New York: Random House, 1988.
Kitchell, Mark."Berkeley in the Sixties." California Newsreel, San Francisco, California. . Video. 1990.
Lorence, James J. Enduring Voices, vol. I. 3rd ed. Lexington: D. C. Heath, 1996.
"Woodstock." Warner Productions,Los Angeles, California. 26 March 1970. Video Release 5 Feb 2002.
music downloads from http://beta.music.msn.com/