Post-War America Worksheets!
Are you teaching the about the amazing changes to American society in the years following World War II? This 24-page worksheet packet will provide your students with an extensive examination of this important period of history.
This packet is perfect for use as introductory material, unit review, or for enrichment. The visually appealing materials are intended to support and enhance your own lessons, textbook, and class discussions. Saved in a binder, they provide students with a handy and easily accessible reference, study guide, or interactive notebook.
I have included contextual questions, graphs, timelines, and maps, as well as teacher answer pages.
Topics reviewed are:
-The reasons America’s economy grew rapidly following WWII
-The Baby Boom
-From props to jet travel, the explosion of commercial aviation
-The rise of television and its impact on American homes
-The Interstate Highway System and its economic impact
-The Space Race
-New technologies of of the 1950s
-Keeping it cool, the adoption and impact of air conditioning
-Changing patterns in American life
-The impact of new technologies and how they changed us
-The G.I. Bill and military desegregation
-Game changers – notable Americans of the 1950s
Meets multiple Common Core ELA, History and Social Studies Standards
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