1950s Culture

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This WebQuest focuses on different cultural aspects of the 1950s.

The objective is for students to explore and think about the culture of the 1950s on their own.

  • Students will learn about the music, television, and advertising of the 50s.
  • Students will explore the emergence of the suburbs and suburban life.
  • Students will explore fashion of the 1950s.
  • Students will learn about the Beat movement.

Prerequisite Skills: Background on the 1950s and postwar America.
Time Required: 1 class period (approximately 60 minutes).
Technology Needs/Materials Needed: Computers with internet access and teacher provided worksheet (available for download on the process page).

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