the 1960s were a period when long‐held values and norms of behavior seemed to break down, particularly among the young. many college‐age men and women became political activists and were the driving force behind the civil rights and antiwar movements.
the japanese attacked pearl harbor. president franklin roosevelt called december 7, 1941, "a date which will live in infamy." on that day, japanese planes attacked the united states naval base at pearl harbor, hawaii territory. the bombing killed more than 2,300 americans.
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