The purpose of this lesson is to explore how American's democratic ideals were challenged at home and abroad after World War II? In doing so, students will demonstrate an understanding of the cultural, economic, political, social and technological developments from 1950 to 1963.
Before you begin, describe the following terms using a thesaurus, a dictionary, or an e-dictionary:
As you watch this video, take notes in your journals.
The the following article about the Marshall Plan: http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/marshall-plan.
Use Pageant Chapter 36 to complete the Cold War questions. The questions are located underneath the pdf chapter.
Source: American Pageant, 14th Edition
View the following PBS Film, The Makers: The Women Who Made America. Only view the first installment of the film, which is about one hour long, "The Awakening". Describe in detail the impact of the following on women of the 1950s: