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1 Broadwater School History Department 1 Easy Revision for GCSE Humanities: America in the 1950s This is the second of eight revision topics. America and the Cold War America in the 1950s: Affluent Society Black Americans in the 1950s Kennedy and the New Frontier Civil Rights to Black Power Defeat in Vietnam Cold War to Détente Nixon and Watergate How to use this Revision Presentation. The Presentation is divided into five sections. Spend about 10 minutes revising each section. Write Revision Notes, label them clearly and keep them all in one place. Return to this Presentation often to help embed your learning.

2 Broadwater School History Department 2 Revise for GCSE Humanities: The 1950’s There are five sections to this topic. Affluent Society Religion Poor Americans Women Young Americans Spend about 10 minutes revising each section. Write Revision Notes. Keep them all in one place and title them clearly.

3 Broadwater School History Department 3 Revise for GCSE Humanities: The 1950’s These are the sections of this topic. Affluent Society Religion Poor Americans Women Young Americans Pause the presentation and copy the list.

4 Broadwater School History Department 4 Revise for GCSE Humanities: The 1950’s Pause the presentation. Write out the list. When you have finished, move on to the next page to check.

5 Broadwater School History Department 5 Revise for GCSE Humanities: The 1950’s Check your list of the main facts. Affluent Society Religion Poor Americans Women Young Americans Once you have learnt this list, it is time to learn a few facts about each one.

6 Broadwater School History Department 6 Revise for GCSE Humanities: The 1950’s Copy out this Revision List Main features of the Affluent (well-off) Society. Growth of suburbs Lots of jobs Consumer goods: TVs and Cars Pause and copy out this revision list.

7 Broadwater School History Department 7 Revise for GCSE Humanities: The 1950’s From memory, write out the Revision List Main features of the Affluent (well-off) Society. Growth of suburbs Lots of jobs Consumer goods: TVs and Cars Pause and write out the revision list.

8 Broadwater School History Department 8 Revise for GCSE Humanities: The 1950’s Read the full Revision List Main features of the Affluent (well-off) Society. Growth of suburbs Lots of jobs Consumer goods: TVs and Cars Pause Now.

9 Broadwater School History Department 9 Revise for GCSE Humanities: The 1950’s From memory, write out the Revision List, again Main features of the Affluent (well-off) Society. Growth of suburbs Lots of jobs Consumer goods: TVs and Cars Pause and write out the revision list.

10 Broadwater School History Department 10 Revise for GCSE Humanities: The 1950’s Copy out this Revision List Religion Big increase in church attendance. Causes: Threat posed by the Cold War and consumerism. TV evangelists, like Billy Graham Pause and copy out this revision list.

11 Broadwater School History Department 11 Revise for GCSE Humanities: The 1950’s From memory, write out the Revision List Religion Big increase in church attendance. Causes: Threat posed by the Cold War and consumerism. TV evangelists, like Billy Graham Pause and write out the revision list.

12 Broadwater School History Department 12 Revise for GCSE Humanities: The 1950’s Read the full Revision List Religion Big increase in church attendance. Causes: Threat posed by the Cold War and consumerism. TV evangelists, like Billy Graham Pause and read the revision list.

13 Broadwater School History Department 13 Revise for GCSE Humanities: The 1950’s From memory, write out the Revision List again Religion Big increase in church attendance. Causes: Threat posed by the Cold War and consumerism. TV evangelists, like Billy Graham Pause and write out the revision list.

14 Broadwater School History Department 14 Revise for GCSE Humanities: The 1950’s Copy this Revision List Poor Americans Black Americans were a poor under class. Southern States were poorer than the industrial north. Older people did not benefit from the prosperity. US did not have old age pensions and a free health service. Pause and copy the revision list.

15 Broadwater School History Department 15 Revise for GCSE Humanities: The 1950’s From memory, write out the Revision List Poor Americans Black Americans were a poor under class. Southern States were poorer than the industrial north. Older people did not benefit from the prosperity. US did not have old age pensions and a free health service. Pause and write out the revision list.

16 Broadwater School History Department 16 Revise for GCSE Humanities: The 1950’s Read the full Revision List Poor Americans Black Americans were a poor under class. Southern States were poorer than the industrial north. Older people did not benefit from the prosperity. US did not have old age pensions and a free health service. Pause and read the revision list.

17 Broadwater School History Department 17 Revise for GCSE Humanities: The 1950’s From memory, write out the Revision List again Poor Americans Black Americans were a poor under class. Southern States were poorer than the industrial north. Older people did not benefit from the prosperity. US did not have old age pensions and a free health service. Pause and read the revision list.

18 Broadwater School History Department 18 Revise for GCSE Humanities: The 1950’s Women Copy out the Revision List. A woman’s place was in the home. More women out to work to earn money to buy consumer goods. On average, their wages were half of men’s. Pause and copy the revision list.

19 Broadwater School History Department 19 Revise for GCSE Humanities: The 1950’s Women From memory, write out the Revision List again A woman’s place was in the home. More women out to work to earn money to buy consumer goods. On average, their wages were half of men’s. Pause and write out the revision list.

20 Broadwater School History Department 20 Revise for GCSE Humanities: The 1950’s Women Read the notes that go with your Revision List. A woman’s place was in the home. More women out to work to earn money to buy consumer goods. On average, their wages were half of men’s. Pause and read the revision list.

21 Broadwater School History Department 21 Revise for GCSE Humanities: The 1950’s Women From memory, write out the Revision List again A woman’s place was in the home. More women out to work to earn money to buy consumer goods. On average, their wages were half of men’s. Pause and write out the revision list.

22 Broadwater School History Department 22 Revise for GCSE Humanities: The 1950’s Copy out this Revision List Young Americans Special clothes and music: Rock n’ Roll Elvis Presley. For boys: car ownership and drinking alcohol. Teenage rebellion and rejection of the values held by their parents. Causes: World War 2 destabilised US society: Dad away, Mum working. Cinema newsreels and wartime propaganda. Affluence of US society: teenagers had free time and money. Rock music. Television. Pause and copy out the revision list.

23 Broadwater School History Department 23 Revise for GCSE Humanities: The 1950’s From memory, write out the Revision List Young Americans Special clothes and music: Rock n’ Roll Elvis Presley. For boys: car ownership and drinking alcohol. Teenage rebellion and rejection of the values held by their parents. Causes: World War 2 destabilised US society: Dad away, Mum working. Cinema newsreels and wartime propaganda. Affluence of US society: teenagers had free time and money. Rock music. Television. Pause and write out the revision list.

24 Broadwater School History Department 24 Revise for GCSE Humanities: The 1950’s Read the full Revision List Young Americans Special clothes and music: Rock n’ Roll Elvis Presley. For boys: car ownership and drinking alcohol. Teenage rebellion and rejection of the values held by their parents. Causes: World War 2 destabilised US society: Dad away, Mum working. Cinema newsreels and wartime propaganda. Affluence of US society: teenagers had free time and money. Rock music. Television. Pause read the revision list.

25 Broadwater School History Department 25 Revise for GCSE Humanities: The 1950’s From memory, write out the Revision List again Young Americans Special clothes and music: Rock n’ Roll Elvis Presley. For boys: car ownership and drinking alcohol. Teenage rebellion and rejection of the values held by their parents. Causes: World War 2 destabilised US society: Dad away, Mum working. Cinema newsreels and wartime propaganda. Affluence of US society: teenagers had free time and money. Rock music. Television. You have finished. Come back soon to embed your learning.


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