What Are The Significant Events In The 1960s

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Harper Lee’s novel To Kill a Mockingbird was publicized in 1960, the beginning of a wild period for the United States (Exploring novels). Although there is not much that had happened in this time period, there were a few significant events. In 1960 there was an incident that involved four African American college students in Greensboro, they refused to move from a segregated lunch counter (Exploring Novels). A second historical event involved a CIA spy plane. Exploring Novels stated this about the incident, “U-2 occurrence, wherein a CIA U-2 spy plane was shot down while flying an exploration mission over Soviet Union territory” (Exploring Novels, 1). The next events in 1960 were; the National Front for the Liberation of Vietnam formed and
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