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WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN 'POPULAR CULTURE' AND 'FADS'? AUTOMOBILE CULTURE. AUTOMANIA! NEW CAR SALES INCREASED FROM (1950) TO (1955); SUBURBAN LIVING ...

    Unit II Guided Notes Date: 1950s Popular Culture

    Reflect…What is the difference between ‘popular culture’ and ‘fads’?

I. Automobile Culture

    Automania!

    ; New car sales increased from (1950) to (1955)

    ; Suburban living made owning a car a necessity

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    Effects…

    Stimulated

    production Public in other Transport. areas & declined provided

    jobs

     Interstate Highway Act of 1956 Interstate Highway Map Analysis (see p. 3) 1. What areas of the U.S. have the least amount of federal o President Eisenhower highways? Why? o 2. How do you think the addition of federal highways has o changed life in America? Consider both positive and negative effects.

     Effects of Television: Golden Age of Television

     ; Conformity

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    What are the fads today?

1950s Fads ;

1. 2. 3. 4.

    Lash out against conformity! The teenagers, beatniks, and rock n roll

    ; Question for discussion: What characterizies teenagers from other groups?

; TEENAGERS

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    o Parents were fearful of new teenage subculture

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; BEAT MOVEMENT

    o What was it?

    o Define beatnik.

; Rock n roll

    o New form of music in the 1950s

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     Famous Artists …

     Chuck Berry Little Richard Bill Haley and the Comets Elvis Presley

Discussion Questions: Allen Ginsberg’s America

    1. How does the poem reflect a lack of conformity with 1950s values?

    2. How does the poem reflect the ideas behind the beat movement?

    ; In what ways is Allen Ginsberg a beatnik?

    3. Why do you think older generations would disapprove of the lyrics in the poem?

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