Week of May 3 – 7, 2010

May 3rd
Prosperity in America in the 1950’s; class discussion of new found wealth during post WWII; Baby Boomers; exodus from city dwellings to suburban lifestyles; influence of advertising on television, radio and magazines; introduction of rock ‘n’ roll and the generation gap;
study for quiz on Chapter 28, Section 2

May 4th
Quiz on Chapter 28, Section 2
Supplemental reading, “The Social Impact of Television”; consideration of problems in a time of plenty – introduction to Chapter 28, Section 3

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