This is a no prep activity. All the research has been done for you.
This includes 15 pages of interesting facts about the 1950s along with a timeline.
Who was President.
What was the average salary?
What did a gallon of milk cost? and much more.
What were the most popular: baby names, books, movies, songs, fashion trends.
What was watched on television.
Family & Relationships
1959-Alaska and Hawaii become the forty-ninth and fiftieth states.
Each year I have facts about important events that occurred. These are just a few highlights.
The end of World War II brought thousands of young servicemen back to America to pick up their lives and start new families in new homes with new jobs. An energy never before experienced, American industry expanded to meet peacetime needs.
This printable also discusses the fashion, music, theatre and styles of the decade. It also shows pictures.
Recommend printing it out on colored ink and laminating. You will have it for many lessons.