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THE 1950s

THE 1950s

Looks at Truman, the baby boom, the Korean War, the election of 1952, HUAC and McCarthyism, Levittown, "white flight," social conformity, civil rights gains, the "Affluent Society," television, rock n' roll, the U-2 incident, fallout shelters, the space race, and the election of 1960. Activities: comparing life in one's hometown during the 1950s and today, creating a presentation on the impact of television, and writing an editorial about "teenage rebellion."

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This Title is part of the Series: BACKWARDS PLANNING CURRICULUM UNITS

QuantityOrder CodeISBNMedia/ContentPrice
ZP409-WBSSS 9781560041245 PowerPoint® presentation $49.95
ZP409PP-WBSSS Downloadable PowerPoint® presentation, teacher's guide (zip file; 17 MB) $49.95

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