SSM: The Fastest Social Change in U.S. History

SSM: The Fastest Social Change in U.S. History November 9, 2015

The changing of the American mind relative to same-sex marriage is arguably the fastest social change on a major issue in the history of the United States. Shortly after the SCOTUS ruling in June, 2015 that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide, Alex Tribou and Keith Collins put the rapid-fire change next to some of the other most dramatic social changes in American history. Whether you agree or disagree (or presently something in between) with the turn in favor or same-sex marriage, these animated graphs may help you more carefully consider not only what has happened, but how fast it happened.


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