Britain in the 1960's

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Britain in the 1960's by Mind Map: Britain in the 1960's

1. Social, Historical and Cultural.

1.1. In 1960's its a whole new way of life, more money, more music, fashion and more.

1.1.1. SC

1.2. London was a real fashion statement. Carnabt street was the place to go for fashion.

1.2.1. SC

1.3. "How you looked mattered more then ever"

1.3.1. SC

1.4. Still quite sexist. Adverts say things like "even females can carry this,"

1.4.1. SC

1.5. Berlin Wall was put up symbolising the Cold War - separating East and West Berlin.

1.5.1. SH

1.5.2. Berlin Wall - Westside was safer then the East, people tried to escape over the wall and families were split up

1.6. Cold War 1947-1999*

1.7. Nuclear war threat

1.7.1. H

1.8. Frist Russian to go to space.

1.8.1. H

1.9. Quality of life improves significantly

1.9.1. SH

1.10. Marylin Monroe dies 1962

1.10.1. H

1.11. John F Kennedy was assassinated in 1963

1.11.1. H

1.12. January 24th 1965, Winston Churchill died.

1.12.1. H

1.13. Death of Bryan Jones died- 1969

1.13.1. H

1.14. Sierra Lione became independent - the common wealth family of nations.

1.14.1. H

1.14.2. Sierra Leone joins common wealth

1.15. Marriage of Princess Marget

1.15.1. H

1.16. National service was irradiated

1.16.1. H

1.17. Beatles became biggest music hit

1.17.1. SC

1.18. Rolling stone- big band

1.18.1. SC

1.19. Elvis Presley- best artist

1.19.1. SC

1.19.2. Elvis Presley marries Prescilla

1.20. Central heating, dishwasher, iron machine and lights became a thing in 1964

1.20.1. C

1.21. Microwave energy introduced- 1960

1.21.1. C

1.22. All sorts of food available - experimental food- 1960

1.22.1. C

1.23. High up restaurants with a view over England.

1.23.1. C

1.24. Sports- England won world cup 1966

1.24.1. HC

1.25. Holidays become cheaper

1.25.1. S

1.26. Trip to Florida became option- disneyland

1.26.1. SH

1.27. People went to the beach to watch Punch and Judy