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To what extent did the women's movement of the 1960s gain momentum from the successes of the civil rights movement? For example, was there any connection between the passage of the 1963 Equal Pay Act
and the Greensboro sit-ins in 1960?
Women's Rights The effort to secure equal rights for women and to remove gender discrimination from laws, institutions, [ and behavioral patterns. The women's rights movement began in the nineteenth century with the demand by some women reformers for the right to vote, known as suffrage, and for the same legal rights as men. Though the vote was secured for women by the Nineteenth Amendment to
the U.S. Constitution in 1920, most of the gains women have made in achieving legal equality and ending gender discrimination have come since the 1960s. Civil Rights legislation of that era was primarily focused on ensuring that African Americans and other racial minorities secured Equal Protection of the laws. However, the inclusion of sex as a protected category under the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C.A. § 2000e et seq.) gave women a powerful legal tool to end Sex Discrimination and to erase cultural stereotypes about females. The modern women's rights movement began in the 1960s and gained momentum with the development of the scholarly field of Feminist Jurisprudence in the 1970s. The quest for women's rights has led to legal challenges in the areas of employment, domestic relations, reproductive rights, education, and Criminal Law. Although the women's rights movement failed to secure ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), the courts have generally been receptive to claims that demand recognition of rights under the equal protection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. ]
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Popular culture (music, books, visual art, and clothing) during the 1960s has been labeled “psychedelic.” After engaging in your own independent research, (and posting any relevant URLs that you think we should examine!) explain which type of popular culture seemed to be the most influential in the psychedelic movement. For example, did psychedelic popular culture first originate with music, books, or the styles of clothing? Please justify your response.
Weegy: Pop art seemed to be the most influential in the psychedelic movement. It marked a return to sharp paintwork and representational art and glorified unappreciated objects and ordinary business. [ In doing so, it aimed to make art more meaningful for everyday people and came to target a broad audience. ] (More)
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post the names of three artists (not writers or musicians, but rather, visual artists such as painters, sculptors, and so forth) that you think were the most influential during the 1960s. For each of the artists that you discuss, please post a URL that we can link up to to take a look at their work. Then, offer a brief commentary about why each of them is particularly influential.
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1. Andy Warhol ; Andy Warhol was an American Pop artist best known for his prints and paintings of consumer goods, celebrities, and photographed disasters. One of the most famous and influential artists of the 1960s, he pioneered compositions and techniques that emphasized repetition and the mechanization of art. - See more at:

2. James Rosenquist ; ) James Rosenquist is an American Pop artist whose paintings feature fragments of faces, cars, consumer goods, and other items in bizarre juxtapositions. With their realist rendering and attention to surface textures, his works take up the visual language of advertising and entertainment. - See more at:

3. Richard Hamilton ; Richard Hamilton is an English painter and collage artist, and is best known as a founding member of the British Inedpendent Group, which arguably launched the mid-century Pop art movement. Hamilton's 1956 collage Just What Is It That Makes Today's Homes So Different, So Appealing? is widely considered one of the first works of Pop art. - See more at:

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does drug was the most influential piece of culture in 1960s?
Weegy: Drugs also play an important role in various other subcultures, such as reggae and hip hop music, Rastafari, hippie movements, as well as rave culture, hipster subculture, [ Rock subculture and to some extent Heavy metal subculture (in particular Stoner metal). Many artists, especially in the 20th and 21st centuries, have used various drugs and explored their influence on human life in general and particularly on the creative process.[3] Hunter S. Thompson's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas employs drug use as a major theme and provides an example of the drug culture of the 1960s. .......... ] (More)
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