The 1970s United States

1970s, womens right, right to choose, feminist movement
AP Photo
Demonstrators for a rally seeking repeal
of all anti-abortion laws in Washington,
D.C., Nov. 20, 1971.

The 1970s United States

Many of the political, social and cultural movements that began in the 1950s and 1960s, including the cold war and the civil rights movement, continued to influence the 1970s in the United States and beyond.

The 1970s United States

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  • Several of the Web sites in the “The 1960s United States” section, especially those dealing with the civil rights movement and the space race, also contain material useful for learning about the 1970s.

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