Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Note: Test on the Postwar America, and essential questions due on Tuesday, January 22nd
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Thursday, January 17, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What did television provide for the American people of the 1950s?

  2. Rock 'n' Roll
    Take Notes

  3. 1950s Rock Music Analysis

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did manufacturers encourage people to buy more consumer goods?
    2. What was the result of white flight?

  2. Other America
    Finish Notes

  3. PBS Once Upon a Time in Chavez Ravine Video Clip

  4. Sources of Infotainment
    Take Notes

  5. The Other America: Then and Now Document Analysis
    Use the documents (Google Classroom) to answer the questions

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did the postwar baby boom affect social and economic forces?
    2. What opportunities and problems were created by the successes of the automobile industry in the 1950s?

  2. Automania
    Finish Notes

  3. Clip from America in the 20th Century: The Postwar Years Video

  4. Other America
    Take Notes

Monday, January 14, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What kind of leadership philosophy did Eisenhower bring to the presidency?
    2. How did American business change and expand in the 1950s?

  2. American Dream
    Finish Notes

  3. Clip from America in the 20th Century: The Postwar Years Video

  4. Automania
    Take Notes

Friday, January 11, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did Truman deal with civil rights?
    2. What was Truman’s Fair Deal and how was it received in Congress?

  2. Postwar Society

  3. Clip from America in the 20th Century: The Postwar Years Video

  4. American Dream
    Take Notes

Thursday, January 10, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What caused the economy to recover so rapidly?
    2. What was Truman’s leadership philosophy? Provide one example of this in practice.

  2. Clip from America in the 20th Century: The Postwar Years Video

  3. Postwar Society
    Take Notes

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did the GI Bill help returning veterans?
    2. What economic challenges did America face after the war?

  2. Postwar Economy
    Finish Notes

  3. Suburbanization "Document" Analysis
    Using Malvina Reynolds--Little Boxes song and this 1953 government film "A City is Born", complete the front of the analysis worksheet. Using what you learned today, you will complete the back.

  4. Cool Down Questions
    1. Using a meme generator website, create a school appropriate meme for something from the Great Depression unit, and copy/paste into today's Cool Down and into your name's box in Google Classroom

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

  1. New Seating Chart

  2. Second Semester Class Information

  3. 2018 in Review Video

  4. Postwar Economy
    Take Notes

  5. Most Important Event of 2018? (Homework--Due Tomorrow)
    Choose what you think was the most important/interesting/news-worthy event in 2018 and write 1/2 page (if typed, double-spaced one page or single-space 1/2) about why you think it was the most important.

  6. Begin work on Postwar America Unit Essential Questions (Homework--Due the day of the unit test)

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Note: First Semester Final Exams held Tuesday-Friday, December 11th-14th
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