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HIST 74/174: Protest and Activism: U.S. in the 1960s and 1970s (Gudgeirsson)

HIST 174: Protest and Activism

"This course studies social reform and reaction in America during the 1960s and 1970s.  Emphasis is placed on the relationship between various social movements, such as the civil rights movement, the women's movement, the anti-war movement, and the conservative movement.  The focus of the course is on the efforts of previously marginalized groups, such as people of color and women, to participate more fully in civic, public, and cultural life and on the reaction of others to that effort." (from the syllabus)

This guide is designed to help you find resources for your research paper.   You will learn how to find and evaluate secondary sources (books and scholarly articles), as well as primary sources related to your specific topic.  

Anti-War protest against the Vietnam War in Washington, D.C. on April 24, 1971 (courtesy Leena A. Krohn, Wikimedia Commons)