We found 11 reviewed resources for consumerism in the 1950's
Post-WWII Boom: Transition to a Consumer Economy
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The war is over! Scholars investigate an AP review video to uncover the post-WWII era in the United States. Viewers examine and analyze the consumerism that arose in post-war America. This is the eighth installment of a nine-part series.
Civil Rights and the 1950s
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Take a closer look at "one of the most important periods of American social history: the 1950s," as well as the type of society that the civil rights movement would endeavor to change. This engaging video begins by detailing the era of...
Into the Fifties: Understanding the Context of Film Genres in the Fifties
9th - 12th
Young scholars discuss prior knowledge of American culture during the 1950's. They complete KWL charts, participate in class discussions and view the documentary film Atomic Café. They record their observations from the film.
Consumer Culture in the 1950s: New Shopping Centers and Advertising trends
Eleventh graders analyze the cultural and social aspects of the 1950s. Using primary source documents, they work together to determine what society was like. They use that information to write an essay about how their information...
"The New Television Set" a Gateway to the Post World War II Era
Eleventh graders demonstrate their knowledge of the effects of television on the political, economic, religious, social, intellectual and artistic life of the US nation from the 1950's. Research how television shaped public opinion with...
Operating Systems: Crash Course Computer Science #18
14 mins 9th - Higher Ed
Can you multitask? Computers sure can. Young computer scientists learn about operating systems that connect software to hardware, such as device drivers. They also see how computers multitask and use dynamic memory allocation.