"Get up, stand up, stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, don't give up the fight."
- Bob Marley
- Today in History (May 2nd)
- In 1945 the Soviet Union announced the fall of Berlin.
- In 1994 Nelson Mandela was victorious in South Africa's first multiracial election.
- In 2011 U.S. troops & CIA operatives shot and killed Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan.
- Today in History (May 3rd)
- In 1948 the Supreme Court's decision in Shelley v. Kraemer stated that it is unconstitutional to restrict people of a certain race from owning or occupying property.
- In 1999 Kansas & Oklahoma were hit by an outbreak of 55 tornadoes, including one that was an F5.
- In 2001 the United States lost it's seat on the UN Human Rights Commission. It was restored 1 year later.
- Watch Martin Luther King Jr's famous "I Have a Dream" speech
- Watch the following videos on the counterculture. For each of the following, note important facts, philosophy, and actions of the hippie movement.
- Be able to describe what the Counterculture movement was about and who was involved.
- Describe certain movements made popular during this time and their impact on America.