Riots at the 1968 Democratic convention

1968

The Minnesota Historical Society, in partnership with the Atlanta History Center, the Chicago History Museum and the Oakland Museum of California, brings you a major exhibit documenting this pivotal year. The 1968 Exhibit is an ambitious, state-of-the-art, multi-media exhibit that looks at how the experiences of the year fueled a persistent, if often contradictory, sense of identity for the people who were there.

First Chief Justice John Jay born

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The 13th Amendment, prohibiting slavery, adopted

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  • Launchpad: Revolution '67

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    Launchpad: Revolution '67

    Activity One. Protest: Why and How?

    A. Imagine that the local or federal government has passed the following laws and respond to the questions below.

  • Revolution '67, Lesson 1: Protest: Why and How

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    The “riots” of the 1960s provide teachers with an excellent opportunity to highlight a wide variety of important themes in U.S. history such as conflict and protest as well as the transition from the civil rights era to Black Protest movement.

    Lyndon B. Johnson defeats Barry Goldwater for President

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