1.Levittown 572 2.Baby boom 573 3.White Collar Jobs 574 4.Blue Collar Workers 574 5.Franchises 574 6.Jonas Salk 575 7.Rock N- Roll 577

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16.2


The Affluent Society


America in the 1950s



pages 572
-
579

Self Start


please define the following terms from the text.

1.

Levittown


572

2.

Baby boom


573

3.

White Collar

Jobs


574

4.

Blue Collar Workers


574

5.

Franchises


574

6.

Jonas Salk


575

7.

Rock

N
-

Roll


577

8.

Generation Gap


579

Slide Show: students should fill in the blanks or answer the questions as
they come up on the show.

9.

In what 5 year period was the birth rate th
e highest?

10.

Neatly sketch the “New American Dream” on the back of this
paper.

11.

What general area were people moving to in big numbers by
1970?

a.

Urban (city)


b. Rural (farm)


c. Suburban


(outer city)

12.

What was the purpose of the “Diner’s Card”? ___________
*
Why was it possibly a bad thing to invent?

13.

*Why do White Collar Jobs outnumber blue collar jobs by
1956?

14.

The first IBM mainframe computer was invented in 19__

15.

When did we begin building the Interstate Freeways in the
USA?

16.

How do cars (using cars) make Amer
icans more and more
alike?
____________________________________________________

17.

Name 5 “Sun Belt” states:

18.

In what year did Disneyland first open?

19.

What is the attraction of TV that continues to cause high
demand from the public to own TV’s in their homes?

20.

Who is the “King” of Rock
-
N
-
Roll?

21.

Why do people increase church attendance in the 1960s?

22.

Why do people value conformity in the 1950s (at home, at
school, at work, in life) more than we value conformity today in
the 2010’s?

House Sketch Below:

Look at the diagram of the typical “starter”
house in the slide show. You must then construct a “starter” house
for your first home. Be as detailed as the one used in the slide
show.


Affluent Society Quiz = +3 points per question. Please
answer all quest
ions on your answer grid.


1.

List 2 franchises that exist. 1950s or
today.


2.

List 2 “Sun Belt” States
.


3.

Who is the “King of Rock
-
N
-
Roll”?


4.

What company put out the first mainframe
computer?


5.

What was “invented” by Jonas Salk?


6.

In the slide show, what was the
“New
American Dream”?



7.

What is the 16 years of the Baby Boom ..
from ___________ to ___________


8.

What was the original purpose of the
“Diner’s Card”?


9.

In what state would you find the original
Levittown?


10.


How does Kearns fit the “Levittown”
model? List 3

ways.


11.

From what type of music did

Rock
-
N
-
Roll
begin?




Student Groups
of 2 or 3.

-

+7 points per event.

Use a
time line

to record major events of:



1.
S
cience



2. Technology



3. Popular Culture
during the 1950s.

Scoring Rubric:

1.

Titled



4 sheets of paper
& 8 events

2.

Neat & professional

looking
images,
rectangles and lettering

(1 inch or taller)

3.

Covers years
1950
-
1959

in Chapter 16.

4.

Includes
items from all three categories

5.

Timeline Boxes are
at least 3 inches by 5
inches

labeled with Year & Event

6.

All boxes

are on Construction paper and
created in an
accordion form
at (see
example)

7.

One Central Image

is included to capture a
sense of the 1950s