Monday, June 15, 2015

The 60's

At the beginning of the 1960s,John Kennedy became president of the United States,in the first presidential debates held on television.At 1963 Kennedy was killed and replaced by Lyndon Johnson. The nation was in shock.

The 60's were a time of free love,political and radical culture changes.
Also happened some wars,but the most important was the war in Vietnam.This war dragged on, and it divided the nation. 
At 1963, Martin Luther King said his famous speech "I have a dream" in Washington D.C.

In Europe, was constructed the Berlin Wall at 1961 to prevent east germans from escaping to the West.

In the east, on 1969, the Libyan monarchy was overthrown, and Muammar al-Qadaffi took power.
Also, Ernesto "Che" Guevara became and iconic figure for a lot of people around the world and had become a popular symbol of rebellion.

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