American History: 1960s

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Can you provide the answers to each clue regarding some aspects & events of 1960s America?

Updated Sep 2, 2015

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Landmark festival featuring an electric guitar performance of 'The Star Spangled Banner' by Jimi Hendrix
Term for Lyndon Johnson's domestic programs: 'The _____ Society'
The spaceflight that lands Armstrong, the first man to step on the moon
Harper Lee's novel of racial discrimination in Alabama seen through a child's eyes
This basketball legend scores 100 points in one NBA game
Americans sigh in relief when the USSR promises to dismantle missiles stocked in this nearby nation
Supreme Court case that helps to establish the 'right to remain silent'
This military faction fights the US in South Vietnam
This 'Fab Four' reaches America in 1964
The congress-approved resolution that allows President Johnson to deploy armed forces without a declaration of war
Rachel Carson's environmental book denouncing the use of DDT
This famous pop artist emerges on the scene with paintings of Campbell's Soup Cans and Marilyn Monroe
Military action figure which was marketed to boys as an alternative to dolls such as 'Barbie'
This Act was passed, banning discrimination based on traits such as sex, race, or religion
Herbicide used against Vietnam by USA during Operation Ranch Hand
The Chicano Movement gathers momentum, seeking civil rights for Americans of descent from this country
Betty Friedan's best-selling book declaring women's dissatisfaction as housewives
“Freedom Summer” was launched in this state in 1964 with the goal of registering as many black voters as possible
The peak of the 1967 hippie movement at Haight-Ashbury, San Francisco, was known as 'The Summer of ____'
The first American to orbit Earth
Producers of this commodity are required to feature surgeon general warnings
This SCLC and civil rights leader is assassinated

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