1970's Humanites Project

By RyanAB
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    1970's Events (Humanites)

    Main evens of the 1970's
  • The Wolrd Trade Center (Twin Towners) is finished.

    The Wolrd Trade Center (Twin Towners) is finished.
    The World Trade Center was a complex in Lower Manhattan, NYC, and had seven buildings. It was opened on April 4 1973, but in September 11, 2001 the buliding were attcked and they both went down after hours of burning and hundreds of people died. (http://www.newyorkarchitecture.info/LegacyImages/U/USA-NY-WorldTradeCenter-004.jpg)
  • Beatles Break Up

    Beatles Break Up
    The Beatles one of the most known rock bands ever. They started so many trends and influnced so many other musicians they were music icons. But no one saw their brake up coming. No one knew what to do it was shocking and stunned the wolrd it was bad news in the music industry but when they broke up no one knew who was on top then. No one was even close to how good they were in the 1960's. (http://www.apple.com/itunesaffiliates/beatles/beatles_300x250.jpg)
  • 18 year olds given the vote

    18 year olds given the vote
    During Vietnam many teens were being drafted into the army and they got sick and tired of it and they said "we if can go fight and die for this country we should have the right to vote," and after a while the law was passed and voting age was at 21 now it’s at 18. http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_p9GrNuRCGC0/TKsr-flXJtI/AAAAAAAAACI/MOU_k1oBqws/s1600/vote_button.jpg)
  • Resources

    Beatles: (http://beatlesnumber9.com/breakup.html) and Wikipedia Twin Towers: Wikipedia 18 vote: Mr. Elliott
  • Cigarette ads are banned on TV

    Cigarette ads are banned on TV
    In the earlier years smoking used to be looked apon as cool and a lot of people did it because they wanted to fit in and thought it would be really cool. People finally realized the afftects of smoking and how bad it is so they banned cigarette ads on TV. (http://acordialinvitation.files.wordpress.com/2012/01/nomorecig.jpg?w=560)
  • Attica State Prison Riots

    Attica State Prison Riots
    The prisioners wanted better living condistions. A response to a prisioners death George Jackson he was shot to death by officers. on August 21, 1,000 of the prison's approximately 2,200 inmates rebelled and controlled the prison, taking 33 staff hostage. During the following four days, authorities agreed to 28 of the prisoners' demands. At least 28 people were dead.
  • D.B. Cooper

    D.B. Cooper
    D. B. Cooper is the name of a unidentified man who hijacked a Boeing 727 aircraft in the airspace between Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington on November 24, 1971. He extorted $200,000 and parachuted to an uncertain fate. No one found him even after all of the manhunt they couldn't find him and they don't know who he is and didn't know why he did it. (http://www.museumoftheweird.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/cooper-side-side.jpg)
  • Resources

    Cigarette ads: Parents and Mr. Elliott Attica State Prison Riots: Wikipedia (http://api.ning.com/files/Ekwy6TEYPLC*YVSXGB-cSBUuR9EdQO6v8oJGnMZN3tyym1RojxF2rx2g3azzeXGnA6L0V-MWYuAB66I4XfdY0awKX9aUECA1/atticaatticaattica2.jpg) D. B. Cooper: Wikipedia
  • KKK Riots In NYC

    KKK Riots In NYC
    The KKK rioted in Central Park and 3 people died in the riot/protest. (http://www.tulsaworld.com/specialprojects/news/race-riot/images/timeline_pic28.jpg)
  • HBO launched

    HBO launched
    HBO (Home Box Office) is an American premium television network, owned by Time Warner, Home Box Office Inc. As of January 2012, HBO's programming reaches 29 million subscribers in the United States, Making it the second largest premium network in the United States, HBO also broadcasts in at least 151 countries. (http://newteevee.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/hbo-iphone.jpg)
  • Last man in the moon

    Last man in the moon
    Apollo 17 was final manned mission in the American Apollo space program. Launched at 12:33 a.m. EST on December 7, 1972, with a three-member crew consisting of Commander Eugene Cernan, Command Module Pilot Ronald Evans, and Lunar Module Pilot Harrison Schmitt, Apollo 17 is the last flight to the moon. (http://www.evworld.com/images/apollo17_lrv_cernan.jpg)
  • Resources

    HBO launched: Wikipedia KKK riots in NYC: Wikipedia Last man on the moon: Wikipedia
  • Paul Getty Kidnapped

    Paul Getty Kidnapped
    Paul Getty was in England and at 3 AM on July 1973 he was kiddnapped and the ransome was $17 million. When they refused another note was sent and it had a lock of his hair and his ear in it. The parents knew it was real now, and they had to play $ 3.2 million with in 10 days or everytime they didn't pay a little piece of him would be sent to them. (http://static5.businessinsider.com/image/4f07715269bedd9211000017-400-300/members-kidnapped-oil-tycoon-heir-john-paul-getty-iii-in-1973.jpg)
  • U.S Pulls Out Of Vietnam

    U.S Pulls Out Of Vietnam
    The U.S pulled out of Vietnam becasue we felt like we might lose the war and it was unwinable and we were going nowhere. To manny troops were being killed and injured so they need to pull out and stop this war. (http://www.armysurplusworld.com/custom/photos/vietnam1973.jpg)
  • U.S Vice President Resigns (Spiro T. Agnew)

    U.S Vice President Resigns (Spiro T. Agnew)
    The president had a right to communicate with the people, Agnew, without having his words "characterized through the prejudices of hostile critics." Agnew raised the possibility of greater government regulation of this "virtual monopoly," The veteran television newscaster Walter Cronkite took as "an implied threat to freedom of speech in this country." But Agnew's words rang true to those whom Nixon called the Silent Majority. From then until 1973 when we resigned.
  • National Speed Limit 55

    National Speed Limit 55
    The National Maxium Speed Law (NMSP) in the United States made it a law that 55 was the national speed limit and prohibited any speed limits higher. (http://www.autolife.umd.umich.edu/Environment/E_Overview/ID38009_speedlimit.jpg)
  • Patty Hearst Kidnapped

    Patty Hearst Kidnapped
    Patty Hearst, the 19-year-old daughter of newspaper publisher Randolph Hearst, was kidnapped from her apartment in Berkeley, California, by two black men and a white woman, all of them are armed. Her fiance Stephen Weed was beat up and tied up with a neighbor who tried helping. Witnesses say they saw he stuggling being carried away blindfolded and was put in the trunk of a car. Neighbors who came out into the street took cover after the kidnappers fired their guns to cover up while they escaped.
  • Girls allowed to play in Little League Baseball

    Girls allowed to play in Little League Baseball
    By Sylvia Pressler, hearing examiner for the New Jersey Civil Rights Division on Nov. 7, 1973, was later upheld in the Superior Court, leading to girls allowed to play in the baseball league. Until then, Little League had prohibited girls from playing, and the change led to greater opportunities, like for the 10 girls who played on teams that reached the Little League Baseball World Series. “The institution of Little League is as American as the hotdog and apple pie,” Ms. Pressler said.
  • Microsoft Founded

    Microsoft Founded
    (Chairman- Bill Gates & CEO- Steve Ballmer) in Redmond, Washington United States develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a big range of products and services related to computing. Established on April 4, 1975 to develop and sell basic interpreters for the Altair 8800, Microsoft came to dominate home computer operating systems market, (http://www.cev.washington.edu/files/microsoft-logo_bigger.jpg)
  • President Ford Assassination Attempts (2)

    President Ford Assassination Attempts (2)
    There were two assassination attempts on president Ford within 3 weeks both in the same state. In Sacramento, California, , Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, a follower of Charles Manson pointed a Colt .45 Caliber handgun at Ford and tried shooting but Larry Buendorf stepped in front and put his hand on the gun and got on the hammer and stopped her from shooting and got put in jail for life for attempt of assassination of the president. (http://blog.syracuse.com/kramer/2009/09/large_squeakyfromme_2.JPG)
  • Francisco Franco dies

    Francisco Franco dies
    As he was coming to his final years there was very many tensions and frustations. People were fighting to see who would take over and Franco became really ill and Juan Carlos took over but Franco got well and became Head of State again but he became ill once again and with the long battle of Parkinson's disease. On October 30,1975 he fell into an a coma and on November 20, he died. (http://www.beyond-the-pale.co.uk/Franco.jpg)
  • Resources

    Francisco Franco dies: Wikipedia Microsoft Founded: Wikipedia President Ford assassination attempts (2): Wikipedia
  • Red Dye #2 is banned

    Red Dye #2 is banned
    Red Dye #2 is a dark red to purple azo dye used as a food dye and on cosmedics. Even since 1976 it was banned in the U.S but the FDA. It was very bad and was givien to lad rats and mice and it gave them cancer and when they found out what it really did there was a big scare. Every company using red dye had to find a new way to make their products red because this dye was banned and bad for your health. (http://cdn.blisstree.com/files/2008/05/dye.jpg)
  • Legionnaire’s disease strikes 182, kills 29

    Legionnaire’s disease strikes 182, kills 29
    The name of the disease is from a 1976 state convention of the American Legion, a U.S. military veterans’ organization, at a at a hotle in Philadelphia where 182 Legionnaires contracted the disease, 29 died. That was largest known outbreak of Legionnaire disease. It wasn in more than 300 people,
  • Betamax VCR’s released

    Betamax VCR’s released
    The Sony Betamax VCR was the first stand alone VCR in the United States, the SL-7200, came to the market in February 1976 priced at $1295. This sold much better than the TV/VCR combo LV-1901 (Earlier one.). The clock to turn the VCR on and off at preset times was an accessory. (http://www.cedmagic.com/history/betamax-sl-7200-1976.jpg)
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  • Star Wars Movie Released

    Star Wars Movie Released
    Star wars is a very succsussful trilogy. This was the first one ever made but it was the 4th in the trilogy. They are very popular space/scifi movies and are a great peice of history. They last one made was in 2005 and it was the 3rd one. (http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Li4OxliyzH8/ThzVzbhzgkI/AAAAAAAACh4/vAI8TfANMZY/s1600/star-wars-poster.jpg)
  • Neutron bomb funding began

    Neutron bomb funding began
    Neutron bomb or enhanced radiation weapon (ERW) is a type of weapon designed specifically to release a large part of it's energy as energetic neutron radiation rather than explosive energy. Although their huge blasts and heat effects are not eliminated, it is the huge radiation released by ERW's that is meant to be a major source of death and wounds. The levels of neutron radiation released are able to go through thick, protective material such as armor, making them useful to destroy tanks.
  • Elvis Found Dead

    Elvis Found Dead
    Elvis died at his home Graceland, Memphis. His body was found by girlfriend, (Ginger Alden) in the upstairs bathroom. Elvis was probably dead for many hours before his body was found. Elvis had not gone to bed at his times, between six and seven am. At about 2.30pm the Memphis Fire Department rescue unit arrive at Graceland who rush seven mile to the Baptist Memorial Hospital. Elvis was pronounced "dead on arrival". On the steps of the hospital he was announced dead.
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  • Atlantic City permits gambling

    Atlantic City permits gambling
    New jersey people voted for gambling because in 1974 it failed to pass. In 1978 The Chalfonte-Haddon Hall Hotel opened it was the first casino in the eastern United States
  • First Test Tube Baby Born

    First Test Tube Baby Born
    Louise Joy Brown, the world's first successful test-tube baby was born in Great Britain. Though the technology that made her it possible was a triumph in medicine and science, it also caused many to wounder what was in the futuer for science. (http://0.tqn.com/d/golondon/1/0/P/4/-/-/19-test_tube_baby.jpg)
  • Jamestown Massacre

    Jamestown Massacre
    Jonestown was the name for the Peoples Temple Agricultural Project, acommunity in northwestern Guyana created by the peoples Temple led by Jim Jones. It was known becasue on Nov. 18, 1978, 918 died in the settlemeant. http://www.google.com/imgres?q=Jamestown+Massacre&um=1&hl=en&safe=active&sa=N&rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-SearchBox&biw=1366&bih=587&tbm=isch&tbnid=FCow2IiYYdfMvM:&imgrefurl=http://www.tartareandesire.com/bands/Mariah/5406/&docid=EMdQEHIJRv51IM&imgurl=http://www.tartareandesire.com
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  • ESPN starts broadcasting

    ESPN starts broadcasting
    ESPN is a sports network on TV founded by Bill Rasmssen and does news on the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, and more sports. It has been going for 33 years and has been strong even since. (http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-lTLaHCX1FPU/T0EgT0MyskI/AAAAAAAAAgA/ty_8hkCeOfA/s1600/espn.jpg)
  • Sony Introduces the Walkman

    Sony Introduces the Walkman
    Walkman is a brand of portable music devices by sony. (From July 1 - Oct. 25, 1979) It is easy to use and has light weight head phones. People still buy walkman's because they are a great brand of music players. (http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-lTLaHCX1FPU/T0EgT0MyskI/AAAAAAAAAgA/ty_8hkCeOfA/s1600/espn.jpg)
  • The Greensboro Massacre

    The Greensboro Massacre
    The Greensboro massacre in Greensboro, North Carolin. Five protest were shot and killed by members of the KKK (Ku Klux Klan) and the American Nazi Party. (http://www.37days.com/images/old/6a00d83451596669e201156e92e0b8970c-800wi.jpg)o
  • Resources

    The Greensboro Massacre: Wikipedia Walkman: Wikipedia ESPN: Wikipedia