Lack of public interest in political affairs.
President Kennedy's program to advance space exploration, civil rights, andfight the Cold War.
Program that sends educated American's to impovershed nations to spread goodwill and fight communism.
1964, LBJ's policies of fighting poverty and racial injustice
the United States federal department that administers federal programs dealing with better housing and urban renewal
Federal funded program for early education.
Volunteers in Service to America which sent volunteers to help people in poor communties
a federal program of health insurance for persons 65 years of age and older
National Endowment for the Humanities
agency that gives federal grants to scholars
New innovation added to the television medium in the 60s.
Soviet satellite launched in 1957; began the space race during the Cold War.
National Aeronautic and Space Administration - a US government agency in charge of the space program
National Defense in Education Act
Created after Sputnik to emphasis the importance of math and science in education.
First human to orbit the Earth, 1962.
First human to walk on the moon, 1969.
Commercial Jet Travel
Became affordable and efficient in the 60s.
Missles developed in the Cold War that are capable of delivering a nuclear attack from any point on the globe.
Efficient and clean form of energy production; controversial because of dangers associated with radiation.
"King of Rock-and-Roll"; made genre popular in the 50s and 60s.
Popular 60s band; lead "British Invasion" of rock stars; music inspired the counterculture of 60s.