How Did The Sixties Change Over Time

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The Sixties were significantly different to other periods in history for young people. Attitudes, music, fashion and food all changed throughout the course of the 10-year period, also known as the ‘Swinging Sixties’. The 11-plus was abolished and with it the three-tier schooling system prominent in the 40s and 50s. This meant that less academically able teenagers were able to have the same opportunities as the academically gifted children originally accepted into grammar schools. With all children getting the same education, this allowed every young person to have equal chances when it came getting for a job. Children who would have originally been accepted into the ‘secondary moderns’ were able to apply for jobs
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