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Step Back in Time: Challenge Yourself with 1960s Trivia

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Joselyn, Heywise Staff
By Joselyn, Heywise Staff
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A tumultuous decade, the 1960s witnessed tremendous political and social change in the U.S. and around the world. From flower children to missile crises, from civil rights protests to the Beatles, this decade was a time of promise as well as upheaval. How much time did you spend in school studying this decade? Do you know what was happening in women’s rights? Labor laws? World politics? What about fashion? Furthermore, do you know which songs hit number one on the Billboard Charts or which movies won Academy Awards? What types of foods were popular during the decade? We’ve designed a quiz to determine how much you know about the 1960s. Answer all the questions. Use the hint only if you need it! Then, see how you rank in the results. A lot of history is summed up in this single decade. How much of it can you recall?

Did you know?

Do you know what moment defined the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s?

On August 28, 1963, American civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous “I Have a Dream Speech” to a crowd of more than 250,000 people. The historic speech was made in Washington D.C. on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. In his talk, King called for the end of racism. He eloquently argued that civil and economic rights belong to all Americans. Since delivering that speech, King has joined the ranks of the nation’s greatest speech makers, which include Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy. In fact, King brilliantly linked his speech to Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. Today, King's speech -- or at least the title line -- is easily one of the most recognized of the 20th century.

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