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  1. Decades!

  2. Baby boom • Economic boom • Building of suburbs • GI Bill • Cold War/McCarthyism • Brown vs. Board- Civil Rights • Presidents: Truman and Eisenhower • Polio Vaccine invented- Jonas Salk!!! • Alaska and Hawaii become states • Rock and roll takes over • Tvs and tv dinners take over- advertising becomes a huge deal for the first time 1950s- focus on idealism

  3. Presidents: Kennedy, LBJ • Civil Rights Act of 1964 • Civil Rights Continue- MLK “I Have a Dream” in ‘63 • Vietnam War • Twiggy- fashion changes • Space Race • Counter culture movement begins in the late 60s • 850,000 “war babies” attend college • Betty Friedan writes the “Feminine Mystique” • The Beatles 1960s- age of youth

  4. Extension of the 60s Woodstock- 69 and forward Anti war movement huge Baby boomers begin having kids Less money available- high interest rates, expensive gas, etc 1970s

  5. Create two slogans for each decade advertising what you believe to be the best aspect of each decade • Include a slogan and image that represents the decades important movements, decisions Assignment