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  1. malcom x
    leader of the civil rights but wanted to fight back instead of the nonviolent movement
  2. great society
    89 new bills that started medicare midicade etc. governmental programs that pulled more people out of poverty
  3. robert kennedy
    jfk brother and was atterny general at the time , and was more into the civil rights then jfk
  4. lyndon b johnson
    successor of jfk, signed the civil rights act, and was very liberial and sunt more people to the vietniam war
  5. Immigration Policy, 1965
    let people from all the world come in if they had people that lived thier, etc/ first time they had no discrimination on immigrants
  6. Hippies
    flower children/expressed their feelings/ hated athority and any institution
  7. Timothy Leary
    professor from harvard wrote a book about lsd " turn on"/ tune in/ drop off
  8. The Pill
    birth control
  9. Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
    Resolution by the U.S. Congress authorizing Pres. Lyndon B. Johnson to use “all necessary measures” to repel armed attacks against U.S. forces in Vietnam. It was drafted in response to the alleged shelling of two U.S. navy ships by North Vietnam in the Gulf of Tonkin.
  10. Ethnic Nationalism
    The central theme of ethnic nationalists is that "...nations are defined by a shared heritage, which usually includes a common language, a common faith, and a common ethnic ancestry
  11. fall of saigon
    was the capture of Saigon, the capital of South Vietnam, by the People's Army of Vietnam and the National Liberation Front on April 30, 1975. The event marked the end of the Vietnam War