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3.2.8Practice:Middle-Class Values in the 1950sPracticeAP U.S. History Sem 2Points Possible:40Name:Kevin HouDate:This practice assignment is worth 40 points. To get the best grade possible,review the scoring rubric below and follow the instructions in the assignmentclosely.The assignment has two parts: First you will write a paragraph synthesizingyour knowledge of the culture of postwar America. Then you will research andcurate a collection of photographs that support the thesis of your synthesis.At this point in the course, you should have a pretty good understanding of theway American culture changed during the 1950s and '60s. If you need toreview, read (or reread) the pages listed below in the textbook you are usingfor this course:Textbook MaterialsTextbookPagesAlan Brinkley'sAmerican History,14th AP editionChap. 28: The Affluent Society, pp.780–798
James Henretta'sAmerica's History,8th editionChap. 26: Triumph of the MiddleClass, pp. 838–865George Tindall'sAmerica: ANarrative History, 9th editionChap. 30: Affluence and Anxiety inan Atomic Age, pp. 1,246–1,273Based on your knowledge of the 1950s and '60s in the United States, write asynthesis statement that addresses the following question:To what extent was the postwar era (1945 – 1963) an innocent and happytime period in American history?

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