Popular in United States History 1877-Present
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1960s Continued I. Cold War: JFK, Bay of Pigs 1961, Castro, Khrushchev, Cuban Exiles, Missile Crisis 1962; Berlin Wall 1962 II. LBJ’s Great Society: War on Poverty; Dem. Congress 88-89 1963-7’; Medicare/Medicaid; Food Stamps; Head Start; Fed. Job Corps, CETA; Model Cities, Urban Renewal; Dept. Housing & Urban Development (HUD), Robert Weaver; Nat. Endowments Arts, Humanities; PBS III. Reaction to Reform: Election of Nixon 1968 Model Cities & “Urban Renewal”; HUD - Pruitt-Igoe complex, St. Louis/demolition - HUD is still around today. Provides low income housing. National Endowment for the Arts and Humanities - By 1965 the gov was providing $100 mill a year for this. Corporation for public Broadcast and PBS - Created NOVA and Sesame Street and other educational programming - Critiscesd as being too liberal leaning for public Activist Warren Court 1953-69 - Earl Warren appointed by Eisenhower. Becomes very liberal and progressive to chagrin of Eisenhower - 5 to 4 liberal majority - Engel v. Vitale 1962: Jewish boy and nine others sued over public school prayer; lower courts ruled for state because the prayer was “voluntary”; Supreme Court wrote that this violated the establishment clause in the constitution and sided with the boys - Gideon v. Wainwright 1963: Clarence Earl GIddeon was a petty criminal, never had an attorney represent him, constitutional guarantee to fair trial implied the right to an attorney, (court appointed attorney) - Miranda v. Arizona 1966: Ernesto Miranda (kinda unsavory, petty criminal, known for shanking, arrested for raping and kidnapping a girl), police coerced confession out of him, Supreme Court uses fifth amendment, supreme court mandated rights get read to everyone who is arrested. - Griswold v. Conneticut 1965: came out of planned parenthood, state law to outlaw contraceptives and spread info about them; the court said that people have a reasonable right to privacy - Roe v. Wade (1973): woman’s right to privacy, legalized abortion Rise and Fall of the “Liberal Consensus” 1960-8 - Summary: expansion of rights for minorities and women, and expansion of federal government.
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