Primary Sources in U.S. History: Primary Sources in U.S. History: America in the Fifties, 1st Edition

  • Enzo George
  • Published By: Cavendish Square Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1502604957
  • ISBN-13: 9781502604958
  • DDC: 973.918
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released June 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

This title lets young readers explore the Fifties through the eyes of artists, politicians, and ordinary people. Aimed at students in Grades 4+, the title explains how America experienced an incredible economic and technological boom as soldiers returned home from abroad after the end of World War II. It examines how the middle class grew, and how technology such as the automobile and television found their way into more and more homes.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: The Postwar World.
2: The Truman Doctrine.
3: The Korean War.
4: The Red Scare.
5: The Rosenberg Case.
6: The Age of the Automobile.
7: The Rise of the Suburbs.
8: Women's Lives.
9: Golden Age of TV.
10: Free Time.
11: At the Movies.
12: Sports Heroes.
13: The Rise of the Teenager.
14: Rock ‘N’ Roll.
15: African Americans.
16: Eisenhower and Foreign Affairs.
17: The Space Race Begins.
18: Revolution in Cuba.
19: The Start of the Sixties.
Timeline.
Glossary.
Further Information.
Index.
Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: The Postwar World.
2: The Truman Doctrine.
3: The Korean War.
4: The Red Scare.
5: The Rosenberg Case.
6: The Age of the Automobile.
7: The Rise of the Suburbs.
8: Women's Lives.
9: Golden Age of TV.
10: Free Time.
11: At the Movies.
12: Sports Heroes.
13: The Rise of the Teenager.
14: Rock ‘N’ Roll.
15: African Americans.
16: Eisenhower and Foreign Affairs.
17: The Space Race Begins.
18: Revolution in Cuba.
19: The Start of the Sixties.
Timeline.
Glossary.
Further Information.
Index.