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1

What was education like after WW2?

More Americans were going college

2

How much change was there towards education after WW2?

By the 1970s nearly 40% of ALL YOUNG PPL 👩🏻‍🦰 went onto HIGHER EDUCATION 📚

3

How did the Universities change during the 1960s?

it became politicised, students took an active concern/interest in social issues

4

What type of social issues where students becoming more active/vocal about?

Women/gay/civil rights/ poverty /nuclear disarmament/the environment

5

How did the students join /get involved in movements?

They campaigned these issues/joined existing groups (SNCC/CORE) / set up OWN orgs to protest against gov policies

6

What type of views did these new separate culture of politically aware students have?

Most students activists were LEFT WING (active gov who'd support its citizens)
and MORE politically active citizens to help improve things

7

Did all the students have left leaning beliefs?

No some supported right wing/conservative ideals (less influential)

8

How did the diversity in thinking/opinions/causes create opposition to the movement?

PPl though they just wanted to rebel against their [parents society without comprehending the issues

9

How did students feel towards society?

Some refereed to society as the 'machine'

10

How did students feel towards their parents society?

They felt as if the older generations helped contribute into making a corrupt system that was inherently UNEQUAL

rejected parents society (popular slogan;DON'T TRUST ANYONE OVER 30)