Social History of England in the 1960s

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The Changing 1960s

by Emily McEachern

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This project aims to closely examine the changing social history of both England and America during the 1960s, and also to compare the two countries during this decade. I will attempt to make comparisons between art, music, politics, and technology from the background research I complete. The 1960s is a time that has always interested me because many social movements, like feminism and the civil rights movement, became so prominent in America and I am interested to see how that compares to England. At WPI I have completed 2 history courses and 1 Philosophy course, HI 1332, HI 2332, and PY 1731.


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Section 1: Background

I will be examining Music, Art, Politics, and Technology of the 1960s in England and America and determining which country had the most influence on the other and comparing their similarities and differences.











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America vs. England



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