How might the 1960s be characterized as a divisive and tumultuous decade?
The 1960s are often characterized as an era of expanded freedoms in the US. Though true, the decade also witnessed tremendous turmoil. From what you learned in chapter 25 of Eric Foner’s Give Me Liberty!, why was this decade so profoundly transformative for American life? On the other hand, how might the 1960s be characterized as a divisive and tumultuous decade? Make sure to support your arguments with specific examples from the textbook readings.