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Use this Discovering American History video entitled America at Mid Century 1952-1963 to study American society at mid-century from the premier performance of Elvis Presley in 1954 to the assassination of John F. Kennedy in 1963. Learn how this era enjoyed the prosperity of post-World War II through the growth of suburban life and the emergence of youth culture. Americans reflected a fierce desire for consumer goods and "the good life." Discover the deeply held popular belief in a continuously expanding economy and a steady increase in the standard of living helped shape social life and politics throughout the postwar era. 

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  • The 1950s in America. Learn about America at Mid Century 1952-1963. Follow the development of the United States from colonial days through the 1980's through the experiences of diverse communities of Americans.
  • Learn and study about America at Mid Century 1952-1963
  • Learn how the Revolutionary and Constitutional period tested the ability of communities to keep their local identities while forging a national one.
  • Witness the struggle between national and sectional powers during the Civil War and Reconstruction. Examine how the weaknesses of local governments contributed to the growing power of national institutions during the Great Depression.
  • See how the tragic events of the 1960's spurred sectors of the counterculture into political activism.
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