Annotated Bibliography on the Progression on Changes During the 1960's
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Historical fiction part 3: research: annotated bibliography (15 resources)
Era 1: United States in the 1960s
POV: from a NASA woman spy POV who worked to spy in Russia, age is about 27-30
1. Cabral, E. (2008, March 10). What a Ride! (cover story). Student Research Center.
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• This article from the EBSCOHOST database shows that during the 1960s, teachers were great supporters of space travel and would roll in televisions in class so that the students could watch the very first launches made.
• Sally Ride was the first woman to travel in space
• Since the late 1800s and early 1900s, woman have began taking on challenges that men were stereotyped to do. For example, in 1908, a Frenchwoman named Thérèse Peltier became one of the first women to take a ride in what was a new invention – the airplane.
• During the late 1800s and early 1900s, Marie Curie, who won Nobel Prizes for her work in physics and chemistry and aviator Amelia Earhart, who was the first U.S. woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean were some of the few woman who made history for woman accomplishments; inspiring many future woman to make history also.
• By the 1960s, both genders were receiving the same education in schools and were being encouraged to pursue successful futures.
2. Clark, N. (2006, November 18). Gagarin goes into orbit.. Student Research Center.
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... mission on July 20, 1969 and put Neil Alden Armstrong and Edwin Eugene 'Buzz' Aldrin, Jr. as the first humans to land on the Moon, therefore fulfilling the American Dream to place a man on the moon before the Russians. And the words spoken by Neil Armstrong "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind" has now become a historical trademark of space travel.
• Martin Luther King, the civil rights advocate, and John F. Kennedy, a former President of the United States were assassinated
• Nuclear Warfare began to arise. In fact, the closest the world has gotten to a nuclear war was in 1962 with the Cuban Missle Crisis
• President John F. Kennedy strongly supported the space travel that went on in NASA and also created the Peace Corps to help underdeveloped nations in areas such as education, farming, health care and construction during his term.