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1960s Liberalism
A discussion on liberalism in the 1960s, focusing on the Civil Rights Movement.
# 94287 | 2,100 words | 4 sources | APA | 2007 | US

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The paper examines how modern liberalism reached a peak in the 1960s United States, when the Great Society program, initiated by President Johnson, resulted in a number of significant reforms. The paper discusses these reforms, particularly in the areas of civil rights and social welfare. The paper analyzes how, since the mid-1970s, however, there has been a definitive move away from liberalism and towards conservatism in the American society. The essay discusses reasons for this change.

The Philosophy of the 1960s' Liberalism & its Objectives
Accomplishments of 1960s Liberalism
Reasons for the Conservative Backlash

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Brands, H.W. (2001). "The Truth About Liberalism." Stanford Magazine. Retrieved on April 27, 2006 from http://www.stanfordalumni.org/news/magazine/2002/julaug/features/liberalism.html
  • Califano, J.A., Jr. (1999). "What Was Really Great About The Great Society?" Washington Monthly Online. Retrieved on April 27, 2006 from http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/features/1999/9910.califano.html
  • "Great Society" (2006). From Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved on April 27, 2006 from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Society
  • Kennedy, J.F. (1960). "What is a liberal?" Sen. John F. Kennedy, acceptance of the New York Liberal Party Nomination. Retrieved on April 27, 2006 from http://www.cjnetworks.com/~cubsfan/whatis.html

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