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The 1950s
The 1950s

The 1950s Assignments & Activities

Available to teachers only as part of the Teaching the 1950s Teacher Pass


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Sample of Assignments & Activities

Television was introduced into the American household during the 1950s. In this counterfactual exercise, your students will consider how Americans' lives and history would be different had the television never been invented.1. Share these ...
During the 1950s, some analysts concluded that comic books contributed to rising rates of juvenile delinquency. (You can read more about that here.) The most prominent propo...