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TAD PSP America Through the Decades: Home

A look at American life in the 50s, 80s, and 2000s.

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Cold War

Guatemala

Korean War

McCarthyism

Red Scare

Bay of Pigs

Truman

Election results

Nixon v Kennedy

Eisenhower

Khrushev

Brown v Board of Ed

Espionage

Warsaw Pact

Suez Crisis

Alaska/Hawaii become states





Levittown

Cars

Seatbelts

Passenger Jet Service

Baby Boom

Concept of the teenager  

Wages

GI Bill

Interstate Highway System

Consumer Spending

Color TV

The Day the Music Died

Rock n’ Roll

John Wayne

Sci Fi

James Dean

Rat Pack

Ed Sullivan Show

James Dean

Advertising

Allen Ginsberg

Jack Kerouac

Norman Rockwell

Rise in Church
Membership after WWII

Polio Vaccine

Rosa Parks

Montgomery Bus Boycott

Gender Roles

Teens

Nuclear Arms Race

DNA discovery

Emmett Till Murder

Sputnik

NASA

Education system

Boxing

Disneyland

Marilyn Monroe

Popular Music

LEGOS

Drive In Theatre

Women’s Fashion

Elvis

Fast Food

Jackson Pollock

Children’s toys

Velcro

Formula One (inaugural season)

Jackie Robinson

TV Shows


Books in the BHS Library