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Events of the 1950's

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Research the following topics in the 1950's

  • G.I Bill
  • Baby Boom
  • Growth of Suburbia
  • Television
  • Rock and Roll


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American History Database- Advanced Search select 1950's, Topics and Activities

 Britannica SchoolLevel 2 & 3  

ABC-Clio: Search G.I. Bill

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The 1950's

 Brief Introductory video about the 1950's

Lucy and The Chocolate Factory Episode

Elvis Presley: Hound Dog

Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz . image. Britannica School, Encyclopædia Britannica, 18 Feb. 2021. Accessed 23 May. 2021.

“Studies Weekly: Educating Young Learners One Newspaper at a Time.” Studies Weekly, 2019, Accessed 25 May 2021.

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"A Brief History of Typewriters." A Brief History of Typewriters. N.p., n.d. Web.

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"Christopher Latham Sholes." World of Invention. Gale, 2006. 

     Biography in Context. Web. 29 Feb. 2017.



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