Kennedy's Influence On America In The 1960s

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In 1960 the birth control pill was approved by the FDA, or the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA approving this pill presented a predicament that would test the maturity of many people. In the 1960s and 1970s there was a social group known as “hippies,” who some people believe abused this privilege. The approval of the pill resulted in open sex and women having multiple partners. This pill would change the life of many people, and as you can surely see, is still affecting us today. However many people, such as myself, see this as affecting us in bad, or immature way. In October 1962, the United States caught the Soviet Union building nuclear installations on Cuba. President Kennedy ordered a blockade. The world stood on the edge of annihilation. Meanwhile, Robert Kennedy worked behind the scenes to secure a peaceful end of the crisis. In the end, Kennedy cut a deal with the Soviets. The U.S. pulled its offensive, and outdated, missiles out of Turkey while the Soviets would pull…show more content…
His mother, Louise Norton Little, was a homemaker occupied with the family's eight children. Malcolm X was a media magnet with his intelligence and way he impacted the civil rights movement. On February 21, 1965, Malcolm X was assassinated by men identified as Black Muslims. This shocked people and left them in awe. Malcolm X advocated frequently for blacks who were unjustly treated by legal and social authority. He showed people that black people could be articulate, and highly intellectual. He advocated for black men to rise up and give the same reaction they received from the white power structure and not accept the status quo of racism and discrimination. It is because of Malcolm's views of social justice and revolutionary actions, that gave rise to the most influential and revolutionary groups in America today. People just could not believe how someone could take the life of someone of such great
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