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Census data, news headlines, and pop culture images and information related to the decade of the 1960s. As the decade of the 1960s began, the united states had the “highest mass standard of living” in world history1 the strong american postwar. The cultural revolution of the 1960s was both a fulfillment and a repudiation of the vision of america's founders the civil rights movement of the early 1960s.