The 1968 Exhibit: 1968 Goals and Standards Connections

Educational Goals for The 1968 Exhibit and website

  • To introduce or expand students' knowledge of the events of 1968.
  • To develop a more nuanced understanding of the complexities of the 1960s.
  • To uncover multiple perspectives on the issues of Vietnam, race, politics and the popular culture of 1968.
  • To analyze the importance of image in shaping opinion.
  • To discover and construct narrative history.

Education Standards

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History-Social Science, Grades 9 –12

Historical and Social Sciences Analysis Standards 9-12


Social Studies, Grades 8-12


Social Science, Middle/Junior High School through late High School


Social Studies, Grades 4-8

Social Studies, Grades 9-12


Social Sciences, Grades K-12