Chapter 29 Reading Guide: A Time of Upheaval (1968-1974) See the Concept Outline handout for all of Period 8 (1945-1989) Know all of these Key Terms and their Significance – these all should be in your outlines and highlighted, Try to add these where they belong in the Concept Outline 29.1 (907-919) Young Americans for Freedom Port Huron Statement Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) Kent State The New Left (and backlash to it) Role of music of the 60s “Summer of Love” (1967) characteristics of the counterculture Woodstock to Altamont Roe v. Wade (1973) Stonewall riot Senator Eugene McCarthy Tet Offensive (1968) Assassinations (1968) Democratic National Convention (Chicago) Yippies Election of 1968 Gov. George C. Wallace “silent majority” 29.2 (919-933) Henry Kissinger Vietnamization (Nixon Doctrine) My Lai massacre bombing of Cambodia Khmer Rouge War Powers Act (1973) Paris Peace Talks Détente Nixon goes to China Strategic Arms Limitations Talks (SALT I) Oil Embargo/OPEC Shuttle Diplomacy Salvador Allende OSHA and EPA Stagflation Plumbers Daniel Ellsberg/The Pentagon Papers The Southern Strategy Swann vs Charlotte-Mecklenburg (1971) Warren Burger Spiro T. Agnew George McGovern Election of 1972 Committee to Re-Elect the President (CREEP) Watergate Woodward and Bernstein After reading the chapter, you should be able to answer the following questions. Ch 29.1 1. How did the conduct of the Vietnam War affect American domestic affairs and how did American domestic affairs affect the conduct of the war? 2. What was the Tet Offensive of 1968? How did it mark a turning point in the Vietnam conflict? 3. Analyze the origins, methods, and ambitions of the student movement of the 1960s. What was its effect on American political, intellectual, and social institutions? Make sure you include the SDS, Port Huron Statement and Free Speech Movement. 4. Why is 1968 considered a “crisis” year in American history? Identify at least three major reasons. 5. What were the social movements that blossomed in the 1970s? 6. Make a list of changes achieved in the social reform movements of the 1960s and 1970s that were the legacy of the civil rights movement. Make sure to include Cesar Chavez, AIM, Wounded Knee, and Stonewall. 7. What elements contributed to the women’s movement of the 1960s and 1970s? 8. What factors contributed to the election of Richard Nixon in 1968? Ch 29.2 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. What policies were adopted by the Nixon administration to get the U.S. out of the Vietnam War? What was the legacy of Vietnam? Summarize or list the elements of Nixon’s domestic agenda What was the Republican Party’s “Southern Strategy”? Did it work? What was the Watergate scandal and why did it lead to President Nixon’s resignation in 1974? What effect did Nixon’s presidency have on domestic politics?