The 1950`s

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Slide 1: 

Rock n` Roll

Slide 2: 

THE 50`S

Slide 4: 

" ITS ALL OVER "

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THE GREATEST GENERATION

THE AMERICAN CENTURY : 

THE AMERICAN CENTURY BEGAN IN 1945 THE BOYS CAME HOME…G.I. BILL

ECONOMICS : 

ECONOMICS THE GNP DOUBLED BETWEEN 1945 - 1960 WHY ? … DEFENSE SPENDING ( CHEMICALS, ELECTRONICS, AIRCRAFT ) DOMINATE INT`L TRADE … MONOPOLY AFTER THE WAR DESIRE TO CONSUME

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THINGS GO BETTER WITH COKE

THE BABY BOOMERS : 

THE BABY BOOMERS IN 15 YRS. POPULATION JUMPS 30% 77 MILLION BORN HOME OWNERSHIP GROWS 50% FUTURE HIPPIE

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Life and The Bomb

TRENDS : 

TRENDS T.V. … 4 MILLION SETS BY 1950 ( FASTEST GROWING MAGAZINE … T.V. GUIDE ) CREDIT UP 800% MINIMUM WAGE = $1.00 MALLS ( 8 IN 1945 ) … 3,840 BY 1960 TEENS BECOME THE GIANT CONSUMER GROUP

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Television

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Hey Kids , What time is it ?

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ELVIS THE PELVIS Yo Ms Hammond !

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Jailhouse Rock

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BLUE SUADE COMBAT BOOTS

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THE TOP 40

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Rock`n Roll

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Bandstand

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DO-WOP

POPULATION TRENDS : 

POPULATION TRENDS 97% LIVE IN CITIES & SUBURBS INTERSTATE HIGHWAY ACT KILLS THE R.R. SUBURBS GREW 6X`S FASTER THE ADVENT OF THE SUNBELT … AIRCONDITIONING MAKES IT POSSIBLE FHA INSURED MORTGAGES LEADS TO WHITE FLIGHT … 8 MILLION LEAVE CITIES BY 1955( blockbusting)

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Roads to Nowhere

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LEVITTOWN

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Suburbs

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THE SUNBELT

THE CAR : 

THE CAR LEADS TO CREATION OF THE SUBURBS WHITE COLLAR WORKERS OUTNUMBER BLUE COLLAR BY 1960 RAY KROC … TWO ALL BEEF PATTIES

THE SOCIAL IMPACT : 

THE SOCIAL IMPACT CONFORMITY ...WW II 40% WORKED FOR AN ORGANIZATION OF 500 OR MORE SLOAN WILSON`S “ MAN IN THE GRAY FLANNEL SUIT” LEISURE TIME INCREASES ( THE 5 DAY WORK WEEK … 8 HR. DAY )

WOMEN : 

WOMEN FARNHAM & LUNDBERG …’ MODERN WOMEN & LOST SEX “ THE CULT OF FEMININE DOMESTICITY OZZIE & HARRIET… FATHER KNOWS BEST … I LOVE LUCY

RELIGION : 

RELIGION BISHOP FULTON SHEEN REV.BILLY GRAHAM

REBELLION & THE MEDIA : 

REBELLION & THE MEDIA JOHN K. GALBRAITH …AFFLUENT SOCIETY ARTHUR MILLER,S … DEATH OF A SALESMAN J.D.SALINGER,S … CATCHER IN THE RYE BETTY FREIDAN,S … THE FEMININE MYSTIQUE JACK KEROUAC,S … ON THE ROAD THE BEAT GENERATION

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SOME LIKE IT HOT

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Impact of T.V.

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1952 Election

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Democratic Candidate

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Korea Modern Republicanism Civil Rights Int`l Events Changes in Dept. of Defense Military Industrial Complex Interstate Highways I Like Ike

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Gone to the Dogs !

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THE END OF INNOCENCE

Slide 39: 

TEN THOUSAND DAY WAR

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