Monday, June 3, 2013

Civil Right Act of 1964

Who proposed the Civil Right Act of 1964, and why was it prosoed ?
-John F. Kennedy proposed the Civil Right Act .

Which group were affected by the Civil Right Act of 1964?

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Pop Culture 1950's

1. What media exploded in the 50's and how did buisness respond to this explosion?
-Television exploded and some buisnesses benfitted but not all.

2. Why did critics not like television?
-Women and minorities werent allowed on television. African Americans and Latinos were rarely on television and this had a big effect on children.

3. Whats so ironic about rock and rooll music in the 1950's?
It was created by African Americans but consumed by whites.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

The American Dream 1950's

What were some causes for the baby boom?
  • Some causes for the baby boom was the war was over and love ones came home and wanted to start a family.
What did Americans have to do in order to support all the new  babies being bron?

  • Had to make more jobs, new school and homes.
How did the role of women change in 1950's?
  • Women were considered homemakers and the role was glorified in society. They were also refered to as "key figures in all suburbia ... keepers of the suburban dream.
What change allowed the American car explosion to occur?
  • Easy credit terms and extensive advertisement persuaded Americans to buy cars in record numbers causing the American car explosion.

Friday, May 24, 2013

Truman's Labor Policy

1. What were some of the significant challenges pres. Truman faced after WWII?
Some of the significant challenges truman faced were that 12 million soldiers return to look for jobs, African Americans wanted equal rights and people who sacrified to defeat the Nazis and Japan wanted to end the rationing and shortages of consumer goods.

2. How did Truman try to help returning G.I.s get jobs after WWII, and how effective was he? Explain your opinion.
He was effective because he help by including a minimum wage, guaranteed employment, medical insurance, housing aid, improve benefits for war veterans and wage and price controls

Thursday, May 23, 2013

The American Teenager of the 1950's

1. How did the lives of teenagers change after TGD and WWII? Explain.
-Because they were introduced to new products that were making teenagers spend there money.

2.What is "White Flight" was it good for society? "
-The white flight was good for the white people but not good for the minoritys.

3.Why did many mexicans immigrate to the U.S before the 1950's
-Because they have better jobs and they were in a program to help them.

Postwar America 1950's

1. What was the u.s economy like during WWII? How were Americans doing?
  • The economy was really bad because people were dieing or becoming really poor.

2. How did the American economy transform after the great depression and WWII?
  • People learnd how bad it can be if the graet depression came again so people started changing how they lived.

3.Why would a company like google not do well in the 1950's
  • Because eventually there would be something better then google and google wouldnt last.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

The Boy in Striped Pajamas ~ Analasis Question

1.The father was so secrevtive about about why the way the family moved because he didn't want them his family to know hes a bad person and kills jews.

2. Brunos taught about the jews was evil and started the war.

3.The event significant to Brunos mother thinks that jewish people are not what they make them out to be.

4.Brunos father evelved and tranformed from a loving father into a monster, because he took his family to a place were they are unhappy and hes killing the jewish.

5.The kind of boy that bruno was at first was nieve and he transform into a bad little boy hows alway doing something.