Other Side of the Fifties - II. Targets of Criticism in...

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Day Sixteen The Other Side of the Fifties Big Questions: Why and how did a few American citizens speak out against mainstream suburban society in the 1950s? Key Terms: Sloan Wilson Betty Friedan David Riesman C. Wright Mills James Dean Elvis Presley Jack Kerouac Beatniks Greg Noll Lecture Outline: I. Suburban America: Paradise or Purgatory?
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Unformatted text preview: II. Targets of Criticism in White Middle-Class America a. Uncertain Identities of Breadwinners and Housewives b. The Pressures of Corporate America c. The Costs of Capitalism d. The Stifling Effects of Conformity III. Rebels Without a Cause a. The Beats b. Surfers...
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