1960s State Standards
11.3.5 Discuss the expanding religious pluralism in the United States and California that resulted from large-scale immigration in the twentieth century.
11.9.3 Trace the origins and geopolitical consequences (foreign and domestic) of the Cold - War and containment policy, including the following: The Bay of Pigs invasion and the Cuban Missile Crisis The Vietnam War
11.9.4 List the effects of foreign policy on domestic policies and vice versa (e.g., protests during the war in Vietnam)
11.9.6 Describe U.S. Middle East policy and its strategic, political, and economic interests, including those related to the Gulf War.
11.10.4 Examine the roles of civil rights advocates (e.g., A. Philip Randolph, Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcom X, Thurgood Marshall, James Farmer, Rosa Parks), including the significance of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "Letter from Birmingham Jail" and "I Have a Dream" speech.
11.10.5 Discuss the diffusion of the civil rights movement from the churches of the rural South and the urban North, including the resistance to racial desegregation in Little Rock and Birmingham, and how the advances influenced the agendas, strategies, and effectiveness of the quests of American Indians, Asian Americans, and Hispanic Americans for civil rights and equal opportunities
11.10.6 Analyze the passage and effects of civil rights and voting rights legislation (e.g., 1964 Civil Rights Act, Voting Rights Act of 1965) and the Twenty-Fourth Amendment, with an emphasis on equality of access to education and to the political process.
11.10.7 The movement launched in the 1960s, including differing perspectives on the roles of women.11.11.2 Discuss the significant domestic policy speeches of Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, (e.g., with regard to education, civil rights, economic policy, environmental policy).
11.11.6 Analyze the persistence of poverty and how different analyses of this issue influence welfare reform, health insurance reform, and other social policies.