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Group Project 1945 1960[1][1] Group Project 1945 1960[1][1] Presentation Transcript

  • MYTHS 1945-1960
    TEAM 4
    By: Rhonda Dahlheimer, Matt Edwards, & Kimyotta Fernanders
    • Literary Plays:
    *The play takes place in a Greenwich Village Saloon in 1912 . The men are all alcoholics and the proprietor has a tendency to give out free drinks. They all are forced into a reality check about their pipe dreams.
    ** The first great American tragedy. “The play examines the cost of blind faith in the American Dream”(SparkNotes, 2010)
    ***“Because of its deeply personal nature, O'Neill requested that the play be published posthumously, which meant that the play was not revealed to the world until O'Neill's death in 1956.”(SparkNotes, 2010)
    Death of a Salesman Retrieved March 4, 2010 from
    1945-1960 Literature
  • 1945-1960 Literature
    Retrieved March 4, 2010 from www.art4sale.netfirms.com
    1945Black Boy: A Record of Childhood & Youth – Richard Wright
    1947All the King’s Men – Robert Penn Warren
    1948The Naked and the Dead – Norman Mailer
    1949The Man with the Golden Arm- Nelson Algren
    1951From Here to Eternity – James Jones
    1951 The Catcher in the Rye – JD Salinger
    1952The Caine Mutiny- Herman Wouk
    1957 The Wapshot Chronicles – John Cheever
    1958Breakfast at Tiffany’s- Truman Capote
    America was just recovering from World War II, and then the Korean Conflict developed.
    “Literature reflected the conflict of self-satisfaction with '50s Happy Days and cultural
    self-doubt about conformity and the true worth of American values.” (Bradley, 2009)
  • Literature …
    • The only strong literary movement was after 1950 when we entered
    the era of the beat generation most commonly referred to as “beatniks.”
    • There was an increased interest in poetry and jazz in the 50’s. This marked the beginning of the youth rebellion against U.S. cultural values.
    These authors wrote of a freer way of life:
    Allen Ginsberg
    Jack Kerouac
    William Burroughs
    Lawrence Ferlinghetti
    Gregory Corso
    Retrieved March 4, 2010 from http://images.google.com/images?um=1&hl=en&rlz=1T4ACAW_enUS347US347&tbs=isch:1&q=beatniks&sa=N&start=220&ndsp=20
  • Science 1950-1955
    1950 Artificial sweetener cyclamate
    1950 Commercial color TV broadcasts
    1951 Heart-Lung machine- J. Andre-Thomas and John Gibbon
    1952 Pocket size transistor radio
    1952 1st infusion (hydrogen) bomb exploded by U.S. at Eniwetok Atoll, Marshall Islands
    1954 TV dinners
    1955 1st practical hovercraft
    1955 Commercial electric power from nuclear reactor produced
    1955 Velcro patented
    1955 1st artificial diamonds produced
    1955 Deep freezers capable of freezing fresh food are marketed
  • Science 1945-1949
    1945 Fluoridation of water supply to prevent tooth decay
    1945 1st nuclear bomb detonated by the U.S. in New Mexico
    1946 Xerography (photocopying)
    1947 Goodyear introduced the tubeless tire
    1948 Atomic clock introduced
    1948 Camera & film system- film develops in camera
    1948 1st long time playing record- Peter Goldmark
    1948 Transistor- Bell Laboratories
    1949 X-rays 1st used for medical diagnosis
    1949 General Mills & Pillsbury begin marketing prepared cake mixes
  • Science 1956-1960
    1956 Birth Control Pills
    1956 FORTRAN –computer language
    1958 1st integrated circuit- Texas Instruments
    1959 COBOL- computer language
    1960 1st laser beam
    1960 Astroturf introduced- Astrodome in Houston, Texas
  • ART 1945-1960
    Seated Woman. Retrieved March 5, 2010 from http://www.theslideprojector.com/images/1950s/dekooning/seatedwoman.jpg
    Abstract expressionism was a American post-World War II art movement.
    Artists began to explore color and shape
    Spring on the Missouri, Retrieved March 5, 2010 from http://www.artknowledgenews.com/files2008a/hart_benton_spring_missouri.jpg
    It can be broadly divided into two groups: Action Painting and Color Field and Hard-Edge Painting
    Second Story Sunlight. Retrieved March 5, 2010 from http://www.artknowledgenews.com/2009-10-15-23-20-11-works-by-edward-hopper-staged-at-palazzo-reale-first-major-italian-exhibition.html
  • American History 1945-1960
    A brief look at the some of the most memorable events
  • Post WWII America
    • The End of WWII
    • The Korean war 1950
    • The Cold War
    • The Space Race
    • First use of Nuclear weapons
    • Thriving economy Coming out of WWII
    • The Truman Doctrine 1947
    • UNIVAC first electronic computer 1951
    • McCarthy Hearings 1954
    • United States Recognizes Israel as a nation 1948
    • Alaska and Hawaii admitted to the Union 1959
    Retrieved March 5, 2010 from http://sites.google.com/site/bucherk/SpaceRace.jpg
  • Presidents 1945-1960
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt1933-1945
    Events During Roosevelt’s Presidency
    -Ushered in The New Deal
    -Led the country in aftermath of the Great Depression
    -Led the country into WWII and during the majority of the war
    -Regarded as one of the greatest presidents
  • Harry S. Truman1945-1953
    Events during Truman’s Presidency
    -Nuclear weapons used on Japan
    -The founding of the United Nations
    -The Beginning of the Cold War
    -The creation of NATO
    -The Korean War
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower1953-1961
    Events during Eisenhower’s Presidency
    -Cease fire of Korean War
    -Made Nuclear weapons a defense Priority
    -Launched the Space Race
    -Expanded Social Security
    -Began Interstate Highway System
  • Music 1945-1960
    Radio was the lifeline for Americans
    Providing news, music and entertainment
    Programming included soap operas, quiz shows, children's hours, mystery stories, fine drama, and sports.
  • Music- 1945
    Albums Released
    King Cole Trio- Nat King Cole
    Merry Christmas-Bing Crosby
    Paris 1945- Django Reinhardt
    Glenn Miller- Glenn Miller
  • Music 1946
    Big Bands
    Greater Kensington String Band
    South Philadelphia String Band
    Musical Hits
    Annie Get Your Gun
    Show Boat
  • Music 1947- 1950
    LP( Long playing record) introduced.-1948
    Billboard introduced the description "rhythm & blues“-1949
    "Jump bands" introduced-1950
    George Lewis Ragtime Jazz Band, New Orleans, 1950.
  • Music 1950-1960
    Birth of Rock and Roll
    Portable radios made it easy for people to listen to music anywhere.
  • Music 1950-1960
    Top Hits
    The Fat Man –Fats Domino-1950
    Sixty Minute Man -Dominoes -1951
    Lawdy Miss Clawdy -Lloyd Price -1952
    Money Honey -Money Honey -1953
    Rock Around The Clock -Bill Haley & His Comets -1954
  • Music 1950-1960
    Tutti-Frutti- Little Richard -1955
    Hound Dog –Elvis Presley -1956
    Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley -1957
    Johnny B. Goode- Chuck Berry -1958
    Chuck Berry- Ray Charles-1959
    Will You Love Me Tomorrow- Shirelles -1960
  • Magazines 1945-1960
    Time Magazine- 1945
    Weird Tales-1946
  • Magazines 1945-1960
    1959 the year National Geographic 1st published photo as covers.
  • Popular Teen Magazines 1950’s
    Hep Cat
    Popular Screen
    TV Radio Mirror
    Movie Stars
    Teen Beat
    Teen Star Album
    Movie World
    Teen Magazine
  • Movies 1945-1960
    Ealing comedies", from 1946 to 1956.
    Walt Disney continued a steady release of family comedies.
    Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis took the stage during 1950’s
    British Industry produced a number of highly successful film series Privates Progress (1956)and I’m All Right Jack(1959)
  • Movies 1945-1960
    Spellbound -1945
    Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay! –starring Marilyn Monroe-1948
  • Movies 1945-1960
    European Movies Introduced-1951
    Teenage Crime Wave -1955
    Rock Around the Clock -1956
    Hot Rod Rumble -1957
    I Married a Monster from Outer Space -1958