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The 1960s Facts
Clark Kerr, the president of the University of California during the Free Speech Movement, wrote in 1959 that the students of "this generation . . . aren't going to press many grievances . . . ther...
“And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.” “The most direct and significant kind of federal action aiding econo...
Corn yield per acre increase between 1945 and 1970: 300% Wheat yield per acre increase between 1945 and 1970: 200% Cotton yield per acre increase between 1945 and 1970: 200% Annual investment in ca...
Congress of Racial Equality Gross National Product
Tet Offensive A North Vietnamese and Vietcong surprise attack on American forces during the Vietnamese New Year holiday in 1968; many Americans, alarmed by the brutal fighting and the high numbers...
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