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From the Cold War to Consumer Culture

Students explore the emergence of consumerism. In this 20th century American lesson, students research the Cold War as well as the fads of the 1940's and 1950's. Students create presentations and write essays about how the Cold War led to a consumer culture.

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9th - 12th
Social Studies & History
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