during the 1970s
The 1970s. In some ways, the decade was a continuation of the 1960s. Women, African Americans, Native Americans, gays and lesbians and other marginalized people continued their fight for equality, and many Americans joined the protest against the ongoing war in Vietnam. In other ways, however, the decade was a repudiation of the 1960s.
The 1970s: American Pop Culture History. The hippie culture, which started in the latter half of the 1960s, waned by the early 1970s and faded towards the middle part of the decade, which involved opposition to the Vietnam War, opposition to nuclear weapons, the advocacy of world peace, and hostility to the authority of government
How the Great Inflation of the 1970s Happened. Share. It’s the 1970s, and the stock market is a mess. It loses 40% in an 18-month period, and for close to a decade few people want anything to do with stocks. Economic growth is weak, which results in rising unemployment that eventually reaches double-digits.
American History: 1970s – 1990s. The 39th President who created the Department of Energy and the Depatment of Education. He was criticized for his return of the Panama Canal Zone, and his last year in office was marked by the takeover of the American embassy in Iran, fuel shortages, and the Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan,
Aswan Dam in Egypt. In May 1970, the Vietnam War was raging on, and President Richard Nixon invaded Cambodia. On May 4, 1970, students at Kent State University in Ohio staged protests that included setting fire to the ROTC building.
1970s Prices including inflation prices for homes, wages and cars, Events included the oil crisis, Vietnam War Ends, The Beginnings of the Digital Revolution, Fight for equal rights for women and President Nixon forced to resign (OPEC), during the Yom Kippur War, announced that they would no longer ship petroleum to nations that had
African-American History Timeline: 1970 to 1979. The 1970s is known as the beginning of the Post-Civil Rights Movement Era. With several federal acts of legislation established to protect the rights of all Americans, the 1970s marked the start of a new era for African-Americans. During this decade, African-Americans made great strides in politics, academe as well as business.
Below is a small sampling of the articles, ads, and cartoons that I came across in these publications, allowing a window into women’s lives during the early 1970s, …
Eastern fashion. The suit, unchanged since the 1940s, typically had four external pockets, five buttons, and a turn-down collar. In contrast to the Chinese mainland, many people in Taiwan and Hong Kong abandoned the Zhongshan suit during the early 1970s due to its association with Communism.
During the 1970s, political power in the United States shifted from the Northeast and Midwest to the South and Southwest, the so-called Sunbelt, as Americans, jobs, and federal dollars flocked to these warmer and more business-friendly regions.