1950's - "Postwar Confidence & Anxiety" PowerPoint

1950's - "Postwar Confidence & Anxiety" PowerPoint
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  1. PowerPoint presentations covering the 1950's. Includes the following PowerPoint titles: "1950's: Postwar Confidence & Anxiety"; "1950's: A Society On the Move"; "1950's: Mass Culture & Family Life"; and "1950's: Dissent & Discontent". Also included is the "Happy Daze: 1953-1960" workshee
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A PowerPoint presentation beginning with a listing of the relevant learning objectives (Williamson County scope & sequence based on Tennessee standards). Lesson includes the following: Postwar demobilization, the G.I. Bill, the Baby Boom, the postwar economy (inflation, demand cycle, worker productivity), new technology (atomic energy, computers), postwar government spending increases (Korean War, Marshall Plan), Truman vs. Congress (Taft-Hartley, desegregation of the military), the election of 1948, Truman's campaign, the "Fair Deal", the election of 1952, and Dwight Eisenhower and the interstate highway project. Lesson concludes with a short homework assignment from the textbook.

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28 pages
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Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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