C​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‌‌‌‍‍​course: American History 2 Book: Give Me Liberty! An American History V2 6th edition Chapters: 24 and 25 

-Describe the main characteristics of the affluent society of the 1950s. (Chapter 24) -Trace how the 1950s were a period of consensus in both domestic and foreign policy. (Chapter 24) 


-Explain the major thrusts of the civil rights movement in this period. (Chapter 24) -Examine the importance of the presidential election of 1960 (Chapter 24) -Trace the major ​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‌‌‌‍‍​events in the civil rights movement of the early 1960s. (Chapter 25) –

Describe the major crises and policy initiatives of the Kennedy presidency. (Chapter 25) 

-Explain the purpose and strategies of Johnson’s Great Society. (Chapter 25) 


-Examine how the civil rights movement changed in the mid-1960s (Chapter 25) 

-Describe how the Vietnam War transformed American politics and culture. (Chapter 25) 

-Explain how 1968 was a climatic year for the Sixties. (Chapter 25​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‌‌‌‍‍​)