HIS 145 WEEK 1 Modern America Matrix 1950s

Complete the Material: Modern America Matrix Week 1on the1950s. Other decades will be covered in future weeks.

Week 1: 1950s

The Korean War

From the following list, choose five events from the Korean War. Identify the basic facts, dates, and purpose of the event in 2 to 3 sentences in the Identify column. Include why the event is significant in the Significance column, and add a reference for your material in the Reference column.

  • Japanese occupation
  • Soviet position after war
  • 38th parallel
  • Truman
  • Syngman Rhee
  • NSC-68
  • Soviet support of North
  • UN position
  • Chinese involvement
  • Inchon
  • Talks at Panmunjom
  • Martin Letter
  • General MacArthur
  • Stalemate
  • POWs
  • Armistice agreement
EventIdentifySignificanceReference

The Fabulous Fifties

From the following list, choose five events from the 1950s. Identify the basic facts, dates, and purpose of the event in 2 to 3 sentences in the Identify column. Include why the event is significant in the Significance column, and add a reference for your material in the Reference column.

  • The Hula Hoop
  • Disneyland
  • The Mickey Mouse Club
  • Interstate Highways
  • Dishwashers
  • Hi-fis and Stereos
  • Poodle Skirts
  • McDonalds
  • Drive-in Theaters
  • Levittown
  • Spock
  • Ozzie and Harriett
  • Leave it to Beaver
  • I Love Lucy
  • Father Knows Best
  • The Honeymooners
  • Amos ‘n Andy
  • My Little Margie
  • Echo Park
  • Persistent Poverty
  • Black Urban Migration
  • Urban Renewal
  • Massive Resistance
  • Beats
  • American Bandstand
  • Elvis Presley
  • James Dean
EventIdentifySignificanceReference

HIS 145 WEEK 1 Modern America Matrix 1950s

Complete the Material: Modern America Matrix Week 1on the1950s. Other decades will be covered in future weeks.

Week 1: 1950s

The Korean War

From the following list, choose five events from the Korean War. Identify the basic facts, dates, and purpose of the event in 2 to 3 sentences in the Identify column. Include why the event is significant in the Significance column, and add a reference for your material in the Reference column.

  • Japanese occupation
  • Soviet position after war
  • 38th parallel
  • Truman
  • Syngman Rhee
  • NSC-68
  • Soviet support of North
  • UN position
  • Chinese involvement
  • Inchon
  • Talks at Panmunjom
  • Martin Letter
  • General MacArthur
  • Stalemate
  • POWs
  • Armistice agreement
EventIdentifySignificanceReference

The Fabulous Fifties

From the following list, choose five events from the 1950s. Identify the basic facts, dates, and purpose of the event in 2 to 3 sentences in the Identify column. Include why the event is significant in the Significance column, and add a reference for your material in the Reference column.

  • The Hula Hoop
  • Disneyland
  • The Mickey Mouse Club
  • Interstate Highways
  • Dishwashers
  • Hi-fis and Stereos
  • Poodle Skirts
  • McDonalds
  • Drive-in Theaters
  • Levittown
  • Spock
  • Ozzie and Harriett
  • Leave it to Beaver
  • I Love Lucy
  • Father Knows Best
  • The Honeymooners
  • Amos ‘n Andy
  • My Little Margie
  • Echo Park
  • Persistent Poverty
  • Black Urban Migration
  • Urban Renewal
  • Massive Resistance
  • Beats
  • American Bandstand
  • Elvis Presley
  • James Dean
EventIdentifySignificanceReference

HIS 145 WEEK 1 Modern America Matrix 1950s