Learn about the major world and national events of the 1970s by scrolling through several timelines. There are also sites about popular culture during this time period. Topics include TV shows, pop music, fashion, dancing, and hippies. Includes many photographs and primary documents. There is a link to an eThemes Resource on Richard Nixon.
This site has a list of the top news stories from every year of the 1970s. Topics range from news on the Vietnam War protestors to entertainment highlights of the year. Includes links to other decades.
View a map of the world that shows the political systems of the different countries in the 1970s. You can click on some of the continents for more information. Scroll down for a brief history of world politics in the 1970s. The text is written for older students.
This brochure from 1970 warns parents of signs that indicate that their children might become hippies. Includes advice on how parents can "cure" their hippie children. NOTE: The site includes a flashing banner ad.
These sites are about Richard Milhous Nixon, the 37th president of the United States. Includes timelines, biographies, video and audio clips, and primary documents. See the birthplace and burial site of Nixon. There is also information about the Watergate scandal, Nixon's resignation as president, and his pardon from President Ford. View photographs of President Nixon and Elvis Presley. Includes a link to an eThemes Resource on U.S. Presidents.