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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."
This title is part of the series: BACKWARDS PLANNING CURRICULUM UNITS: U.S. History
Social Studies School Service