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1950s Domestic Issues

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This brief Unit covers the 1950's, but focuses on the domestic issues of that era.  We already discussed the International events of the Cold War, and focused on the Civil Rights Movement as Black History Month Projects.


Unit Outline


Cold War Recap

     Don't forget about these issues, they are still affecting us today.


1950's Economy


     New and Improved Products


Government Happenings


Civil Rights

     See Black History Month Projects for more on this topic.


Culture I


Culture II


The Beat Generation


Pittsburgh, January 1956.


The Election of 1960


The Decade ends, but the feeling continues until 1963...


Unit Links


You can access the Unit Wakelet and TESBlendspace by clicking here.



Important Class Links


You can access the Digging Deeper page for further resources here.


Back to the Definitive Destination Guide.


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