The Outsiders Research Paper

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The societal circumstances in the 1960s that prompted Hinton to write The Outsiders was the social revolution which the Civil Rights movement, LGBT movements, and the radical movements of the student activists. The Civil Rights movement began in the 1960s; the leader of the Congress on Racial Equality launched Freedom Rides to integrate interstate buses and the volunteers rode the buses into Deep South where they faced violence which includes bombings and beatings in Anniston Alabama ( Staff). Because of the racial segregation that was going on, that might have influence Hinton to write the book due to the fact that the Black race felt like they were an outsider and had a wall between them and the the rest of the society. Furthermore,

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