You are alive in 1968, one of the most pivotal years in American history. In this year, all of the major themes we see forming since 1945 (the Civil Rights Movement, political upheaval in the Democratic Party, women's rights, the Vietnam War) violently collide. Explain why this year proved so important by describing each of the major events and themes AND what it means to you, as a person alive during that time. Conclude with an explanation of how the upheaval of the 1960s leads to a conservative resurgence.
Explanation & Answer
Running head: THE YEAR 1968
The Year 1968
THE YEAR 1968
The years 1968 was one of the most pivotal years in the history of the USA. One of the
recurrent themes of the time was the civil rights movement. In this case, one of the prominent
figures of the civil rights movement Doctor Martin Luther King was assassinated marking a
turning point for the direction of black rights in the US. Notably, King has dedicated himself to
fighting segregation in the US and ...
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