Did the Sixties swing?

In this final lesson, we'll look at two different views of the Sixties and analyse why they have come to different interpretations. What does this tell us about the stories that are told about the past?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.In what year did England win the World Cup?

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Q2.Which film series pokes fun at stereotypes of the Sixties?

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Q3.According to 'Rolling Stone' magazine, which 60s band recorded 4 of the 10 'greatest albums of all time'?

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Q4.Which of the following is a good definition of Pop Culture?

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Q5.Which of the following is a NEGATIVE of using TV entertainment to learn about the Sixties?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.In what year did England win the World Cup?

1/5

Q2.Which film series pokes fun at stereotypes of the Sixties?

2/5

Q3.According to 'Rolling Stone' magazine, which 60s band recorded 4 of the 10 'greatest albums of all time'?

3/5

Q4.Which of the following is a good definition of Pop Culture?

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Q5.Which of the following is a NEGATIVE of using TV entertainment to learn about the Sixties?

5/5

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Did the Sixties 'swing'?

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Q1.Which city was described as the 'Swinging City? by Time magazine in 1966?

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Q2.What generation of people were teenagers and young adults in the 'Swinging Sixties'?

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Q3.What is an interpretation?

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Q4.Which of the following would NOT be an interpretation of the past?

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Q5.Which of the following would SUPPORT the idea that the sixties were 'swinging'?

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Did the Sixties 'swing'?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which city was described as the 'Swinging City? by Time magazine in 1966?

1/5

Q2.What generation of people were teenagers and young adults in the 'Swinging Sixties'?

2/5

Q3.What is an interpretation?

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Q4.Which of the following would NOT be an interpretation of the past?

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Q5.Which of the following would SUPPORT the idea that the sixties were 'swinging'?

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Lesson summary: Did the Sixties swing?

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