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1 Museum Entrance Truman (Post WWII Political) Social Eisenhower (Political) Economic Welcome to the Post WWII/ 1950s Virtual Museum Curator’s Offices McCarthyism Artifact 22 Artifact 23 Assessment To examine the social, economic, and political developments of Post WWII/ 1950s in order to draw conclusions about the legacy of the 1950s

2 Curator’s Office You & your group will browse through all five rooms of the 1950s Virtual Museum. You will spend about 7 to 8 minutes in each room. In each room, there will be a word found on the floor…. 1.Gather information from the resources that are available in the room to validate & refute the “word on the floor.” As you write the information, you want to think about whether the word is, indeed, appropriate. 2.In addition, you must also offer another word that you feel should either replace the written word or should also be added to the floor. Gather information for support. Make sure to Stick with the resources that are available in the museum only! It is important to stay within the constraints of the museum. Please do not go anywhere that you are not supposed to such as accessing resources outside of the museum. After all you don’t want one of those “annoying chaperones” assigned to keep an extra eye out on your group… do you? ) Enjoy the museum! Welcome to the Post World War II &1950s Virtual Museum. This Museum was graciously funded by Hoefler Enterprises. No money!… Just a lot of Time! Return to Entry

3 Room 1 Return to Entry Artifact 1 Artifact 4 Artifact 2 Post WWII Truman (Political Domestic) Artifact 3 Unpopular

4 Room 2 Return to Entry Artifact 5 Artifact 8 Artifact 6 Post WWII &1950s Social Artifact 7 Artifact 21 Don’t forget about two additional artifacts found in the main hall of the museum. Conformity

5 Room 3 Return to Entry Artifact 9 Artifact 12 Artifact 10 Post WWII & 1950s Economic Artifact 11 Prosperity

6 Room 4 Return to Entry Artifact 13 Artifact 16 Artifact 14 Eisenhower (Domestic Political) Artifact 15 Mediocre

7 Room 5 Return to Entry Artifact 17 Artifact 20 Artifact 18 McCarthyism (2 nd Red Scare) Artifact 19 Hysteria

8 Linked citation goes here http://www.pbs.org/wnet/jimcrow/st ories_events_truman.html http://www.history.com/topics/us- presidents/harry- truman/videos/truman-supports- civil-rights http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc. php?flash=true&doc=84 Return to Exhibit Truman & Civil Rights

9 Linked citation goes here http://www.eagleton.rutgers.edu/res earch/americanhistory/ap_trumand ewey.php http://origins.osu.edu/sites/origins.o su.edu/files/1-13-map252.png http://law.jrank.org/pages/10489/St ates-Rights-Party.html Return to Exhibit 1948 Election

10 Linked citation goes here http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/m odern/jb_modern_fairdeal_1.html http://history.house.gov/HistoricalHi ghlight/Detail/36450 http://millercenter.org/president/tru man/essays/biography/4 http://www- personal.umd.umich.edu/~ppennoc k/L-Fair%20Deal.htm Return to Exhibit The Fair Deal

11 Linked citation goes here http://www.historywiz.com/primarysources/trumanma carthur.html http://professornerdster.com/wp- content/uploads/2011/09/info-presapp0605- truman.gif http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/436/1538/1600/Tr umanLow.png http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/truman- relieves-macarthur-of-duties-in-korea http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/macarthur/sfeature/ve rsus.html Return to Exhibit Truman vs. MacArthur

12 Linked citation goes here http://www.capitalcentury.com/1951.html http://people.hofstra.edu/alan_j_sin ger/294%20Course%20Pack/x10. %20Civil%20Rights/129.pdf http://www.sparknotes.com/testpre p/books/sat2/history/chapter19secti on5.rhtml Return to Exhibit Levittown

13 Linked citation goes here http://lewishistoricalsociety.com/wik i2011/tiki- read_article.php?articleId=29 http://homepages.gac.edu/~jcullip/ workexamples/mea.html#http://ww w.gac.edu/~jcullip/workexamples/m ea.html#1 https://www.census.gov/dataviz/vis ualizations/051/ Return to Exhibit Migration Trends

14 Linked citation goes here http://fiftieswedding.com/tv- nostalgia-from-the-1950s-part-2/ http://fiftieswedding.com/television- nostalgia-from-1950s-part-1/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v= 4wKlth2yTF8 Return to Exhibit Television

15 Linked citation goes here http://www.flowofhistory.com/readin gs-flowcharts/the-world-since- 1945/the-post-war-world-1945- 60/fc142 http://www.ushistory.org/us/53f.asp https://www.youtube.com/watch?v= 1ham3ljTPmk Return to Exhibit Conformity vs. Anti-conformity

16 Linked citation goes here http://www.apstudynotes.org/us- history/topics/baby-boom/ http://www.cnn.com/2013/11/06/us/ baby-boomer-generation-fast-facts/ http://www.dailyfinance.com/2012/1 0/20/thanks-a-lot-for-the- disastrous-economic-legacy-baby- boomers/ Return to Exhibit Baby Boom

17 Linked citation goes here http://amhist.ist.unomaha.edu/mod ule_files/consumerdebt.jpg http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/american experience/features/general- article/tupperware-consumer/ http://www.theatlantic.com/busines s/archive/2012/04/how-america- spends-money-100-years-in-the- life-of-the-family-budget/255475/ Return to Exhibit Consumer Economy

18 Linked citation goes here http://theeconomiccollapseblog.co m/archives/america-1950-vs- america-2012 http://www.cliffsnotes.com/more- subjects/history/us-history- ii/america-in-the-fifties/the-affluent- society Return to Exhibit Affluent Society

19 Linked citation goes here http://web.mit.edu/21h.102/www/Pri mary%20source%20collections/Civ il%20Rights/Other_America.htm http://www.dissentmagazine.org/art icle/50-years-later-poverty-and-the- other-america http://www.dailyyonder.com/socialis t-presidents- bookshelf/2012/01/04/3667 Return to Exhibit The Other America

20 Linked citation goes here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFbMLlGn VqA http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h899.html http://www.rbt48.com/weather/Presidential_El ections/Maps/1952%20Electoral%20Map.png http://flashmedia.glynn.k12.ga.us/webpages/k adams/photos/23715/Election%201956.png http://content.gallup.com/origin/gallupinc/Gall upSpaces/Production/Cms/POLL/umlh6wgqb 0kfbuy9mubttg.gif Return to Exhibit I Like Ike! (1952 & 1956 Presidential Election)

21 Linked citation goes here http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc. php?flash=true&doc=88 http://www.ushistory.org/us/53b.asp http://transportation.nationaljournal. com/2011/06/after-55-years-where- are-we-on.php Return to Exhibit Interstate Ike

22 Linked citation goes here http://millercenter.org/president/eis enhower/essays/biography/4 http://www.history.com/topics/us- presidents/dwight-d-eisenhower http://www.nps.gov/features/eise/jrr anger/5accompX.htm http://www.nps.gov/features/eise/jrr anger/5accomp2X.htm Return to Exhibit Moderate Ike

23 Linked citation goes here http://mlk- kpp01.stanford.edu/index.php/ency clopedia/encyclopedia/enc_little_ro ck_school_desegregation_1957/ http://www.blackpast.org/aah/little- rock-crisis-1957 http://www.boston.com/ae/books/ar ticles/2007/11/21/an_inside_look_a t_eisenhowers_civil_rights_record/ http://www.cnn.com/US/9709/24/littl e.rock/ Return to Exhibit Little Rock Ike

24 Linked citation goes here Hollywood Ten: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=taa ncRcLQ8o http://www.u-s- history.com/pages/h1850.html Hiss Trial: http://www.history.com/this- day-in-history/alger-hiss-convicted-of- perjuryhttp://www.history.com/this- day-in-history/alger-hiss-convicted-of- perjury Rosenberg Trial: http://www.coldwar.org/articles/50s/Th eRosenbergTrial.asp http://www.coldwar.org/articles/50s/Th eRosenbergTrial.asp Return to Exhibit Hollywood Ten, Hiss & Rosenberg Trials

25 Linked citation goes here. http://www.coldwar.org/articles/50s/senatorjose phmccarthy.asp http://www.coldwar.org/articles/50s/senatorjose phmccarthy.asp https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1eA5bUz VjA http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/schools/ blakehs/staff/wagnerm/NetInv/mccarthytimeline.htm http://cruciblewebsite.weebly.com/index.html Return to Exhibit Joseph McCarthy

26 Linked citation goes here http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/1 29329/Communist-Party-of-the-United- States-of-America-CPUSA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkYl_AH- qyk https://history.state.gov/milestones/1945- 1952/national-security-act http://www.history.com/this-day-in- history/truman-orders-loyalty-checks-of- federal-employees http://public.csusm.edu/MichelleWhite/ Return to Exhibit Dealing with Communist Hysteria

27 Linked citation goes here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89od_ W8lMtA http://mlk- kpp01.stanford.edu/index.php/encyclopedia /encyclopedia/enc_national_committee_for _a_sane_nuclear_policy_sane/ http://www.u-s- history.com/pages/h3706.html http://content.gallup.com/origin/gallupinc/G allupSpaces/Production/Cms/POLL/aup4z0 lakeyanuulbc8beg.gif Return to Exhibit Nuclear Anxiety

28 Linked citation goes here http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJM19990 1073400121 http://1950s.weebly.com/womens-roles.html https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTLK9Q4sWT 0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azvdwHySVjI http://www.census.gov/newsroom/pdf/women_w orkforce_slides.pdf https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BA3uryDJzI0 Return to Exhibit Women & Child Rearing

29 Linked citation goes here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v= Mb2o2mUn-Zo http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/ GI_Bill.aspx http://www.livinghistoryfarm.org/far minginthe40s/life_20.html http://content.gallup.com/origin/gall upinc/GallupSpaces/Production/C ms/POLL/yt06xouaue- io_zl9t_atw.png Return to Entrance GI Bill of Rights

30 Linked citation goes here http://www.biography.com/people/el vis-presley-9446466#death-and- legacy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v= sGZm7EOamWk Return to Entrance Thank you…Thank you very much! (w/ Elvis Lip Curl)

31 Linked citation goes here Provide a nickname for the 1950s. Which one word or small phrase best recapitulates the legacy of the Post World War II/ 1950s? Provide context. Provide one ECONOMIC historical evidence for support. Provide one POLITICAL historical evidence for support. Provide one SOCIAL historical evidence for support. In addition, provide one piece of historical evidence (social, political, economic) that could be ARGUED AGAINST your word/ small phrase. Return to Exhibit What is the Legacy of the Post WWII/ 1950s?


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