Keith Bogardus

An Ordinary Individual With Extraordinary Tastes

Unit 8: Social Change in America

Major Concepts: Historical Thinking, Change, Freedom, Power, Political Action, Individual Rights, Technology, Conformity, Counterculture

Key Topics:  

                        50s vs 60s

                        Civil Rights

                        Social Movements

                        Kennedy & Johnson


                        Technology  Nixon’s Checkers Speech

                        John Kennedy’s

                        Inaugural Address

                        Betty Friedan and The Feminine Mystique

                        Ralph Ellison’s The Invisible Man,

                        John Kenneth Galbraith’s The Affluent Society,

                        Edward Hopper

                        Malcolm X

                        Martin Luther King, Jr. (I Have a Dream)

                        Rachel Carson, Silent Spring