We found 36 resources with the concept the 1950s
America's History in the Making: Classroom Applications Four
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The final installment of a 22-part American history series examines the many faces that make up the country's story. From Henry Ford to Tulio Serrano, scholars use biographical evidence and Internet research to uncover the people behind...
A Lesson on the Supply and Demand of Toy Fads
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Let's all Hula Hoop! Scholars research the supply and demand side of toy fads in the United States. They analyze video clips and news articles to complete graphs on how the supply curve slope works in concert with the demand for products...
Post-WWII Boom: Transition to a Consumer Economy
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The war is over! Scholars investigate an AP review video to uncover the post-WWII era in the United States. Viewers examine and analyze the consumerism that arose in post-war America. This is the eighth installment of a nine-part series.
The Atomic Age: Living in the 1950s with the Threat of a Nuclear War
10th - 12th
The threat of a Nuclear attack was very real for people in the 1950s. Share the hysteria, propaganda, and reasons behind this Cold War tactic gone overboard. A great presentation intended to build a context for understanding mid-century...