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The 50s

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The 50's :
Segregation Ruled Illegal
Major Story
Movies and Stars
American Involvement in War
Korean war
Music
Jazz was still in full swing
Costs of Home
Teenagers in the 50s
Rock develops from jazz
Elvis Presley
Charles Mingus
Count Basie
Price of a New Car
1959 Cadillac Convertible
1958 Nash Metropolitan
Duke Ellington
The UN and US respond
1951 Aerocar
1958 Austin Healey
Yankees vs. Dodgers
Average cost of a house
Initial land pushes failed
Robsinson Steals home
Frank Sinatra
Formed the Pusan Perimeter
Marines Defend with the air force
$44,982
$13, 545
Soviet Union and China help North Korea
$83, 300
Fighting stabilized and Negotiations started
2 Years later, Truce
($100 = $835.41)
$12,400.00 = $103,590.84
$8,450.00 = $70,592.15
1959: $12,400.00
Godzilla aired in Japan (1954)
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
Scrooge (1951)
The Ten Commandments (1956)
Plessy v. Ferguson ruled "Seperate but equal" (1896)
$10, 500
1950: $8,450.00
Brown v. Board of Education rule "inherently unequal" (1954)
House Prices Today
Integration took a long time
Bibliography:
http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/events/kowar/kowar.htm
http://history1900s.about.com/od/1950s/qt/segregationends.htm
First Nuclear Submarine
Polio Vaccine
http://www.digitaldreamdoor.com/pages/movie-pages/movie_50s.html
Famous Songs and Their Performers of the 50s
Hound Dog-Elvis Presley (1956)
Moanin', Nostalgia in Times Square, and Better Get Hit in Your Soul-Charles Mingus (these are the songs for background music IN ORDER)
(1959, Many Different Dates, and 1959)
Johnny B Goode-Chuck Berry (1958)
Roll Over Beethoven-Chuck Berry (1956)
La Bamba-Ritchie Valens (1958)
Oh, What a Night-The Dels (1956)
Take Five-The Dave Brubeck Quartet (1959)
http://www.popculturemadness.com/Entertainment/Decades/50s/Music.html
http://www.nme.com/list/100-best-songs-of-the-1950s/262449/page/1
http://www.neajazzintheschools.org/listen/listenpop.php?tk=cd2_t17
Google Images
http://www.digitaldreamdoor.com/pages/movie-pages/movie_50s.html
http://www.nber.org/chapters/c8794.pdf- pg 54
http://www.pbs.org/onlyateacher/timeline.html
http://www.payscale.com/research/US/All_K-12_Teachers/Salary
http://www.buzzle.com/articles/1950s-fashion-trends.html
The 1950s
Teacher's Average annual salary:
$3010
$25145.84
Teaching and schools in the 1950s
Segregation- big factor, lots of court cases
http://www.history.com/topics/1950s/videos#little-rock-9 -- Little Rock Nine
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas 1954 : segregated schools. 15 years.
Black schools: were sometimes neglected- supplies
Today's Average salary:
$42,296
Defining the 50s:
Fashion: big changes
warm clothing: coats, no shawls
different necklines were in style
belts- ladies choice
prints
full skirts
light colors
stars had a big influence on clothing
bell bottoms were first introduced in this era
bow ties and neck ties were in fashion
Cars:
50s: referred to as the decade of car culture
racing, hot rods
convertibles- popular
Average home in Naperville: $508,686
Television
Advancements in Technology
Sputnik 1 is launched
First Organ Tranplant completed
Became a household staple
Nearly every family owned
http://inventors.about.com/od/timelines/a/modern.htm
1952, Democratic/Republic conventions LIVE
Signals reached remote areas
Debates could be aired
http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/ 1950s.html
http://www.livinghistoryfarm.org/farminginthe50s/life_17.html
An age of transition
http://www.trulia.com/real_estate/Naperville-Illinois/
1957 Chevy Bel-Air
1957 Ford Thunderbird
After WWII
Dice
Card Games
Sock Hops
Board Games
Drive-in Movies
Bowling
Television
Radio
http://www.slideshare.net/guesta93588/teenagers-of-the-1950s
Average Household Income
1950: $3,210.00
1959: $5,010.00
$3,210.00=$26,816.66
$5,010.00 =$41,854.04
http://history.nasa.gov/sputnik/
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/databank/entries/dm54ki.html
Household Income Today
IGY established
US v. USSR
NASA established
Satellite had little use (comparitively)
Kidney was ideal
Problem was rejection
Identical twins were successful
Hydrogen Bomb, Color TV, Seat Belts, DNA discovered, Remote Control, Credit Card
Modern Technology Begins
Result of the Cold War
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/what%20was%20the%20cold%20war.htm
http://www.johndclare.net/EC5.htm
http://www.usa.com/naperville-il-income-and-careers.htm#Household-Income
Comics
Average Household Income in Naperville: $121,729
Cars and Fashion take a turn
Average Car today:
2013: $30, 303
2012: $27,958
6%
Major World Events
Presidents
Allied forces
Columbia
Nato
I Like Ike
Korea truce
Geneva
Desegregation
Atoms for peace
Nuclear tension
Start of US vs. USSR
The 1950s
Revolutionary automobiles and music
polio vaccine
Everyday Life Changes After the War
Teenagers gain more independence
people made the move to the suburbs
http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/dwightdeisenhower

http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/harrystruman

http://www.google.com/imgres?um=1&sa=N&rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-SearchBox&rlz=1I7CPMA_enUS307&hl

https://www.google.com/search?q=1955+world+series&aq=f&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hl=en&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&ei=K5ybUdPgNIWyygH884GgDQ&biw=1280&bih=899&sei=MJybUea0Esa9yAH5pYHICg#imgrc=zhBa2ALYgo4VnM%3A%3BHGrpZCHt5AUx5M%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fimgc.allpostersimages.com%252Fimages%252FP-473-488-90%252F62%252F6231%252F9J63100Z%252Fposters%252Fjackie-robinson-steals-home-during-the-1955-world-series.jpg%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.allposters.com%252F-sp%252FJackie-Robinson-steals-home-during-the-1955-World-Series-Posters_i8731884_.htm%3B473%3B378
http://www.baseball-almanac.com/ws/yr1955ws.shtml
http://www.bookrags.com/research/1950s-sports-and-games-bbbb-03/
http://www.census.gov/population/www/documentation/twps0027/tab18.txt
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