Nature of American Protest Movements in the 60s
A look at the American protest movements, including civil rights, women’s movements, and the anti-war movement, of the 1960s.
`The 1960s were a time of social upheaval in American history, a time of protest against established institutions. Several groups perpetuated this upheaval with organized movements. The most widely known and supported were the blacks, women and students. Certainly, the organized movements represented a larger protest of certain sections of society against society’s standards and established institutions, though each of the groups manifested this protest with reference to different issues. `