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FYS 169 The 1960s: The Causes and the Effects of Social Change

The Civil Rights Movement, the Antiwar Movement, the Space Race, and, of course, Sex, Drugs and Rock 'n Roll...Through an examination of written and oral histories, documentary film, the poetry, music and visual arts of the Sixties, students will explore the underlying causes for change during the nation's most tumultuous decades. In addition to the causes, students will determine for themselves the influences that the 1960s have had on the present day.