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Hum 350-Final Chapter 14
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What are life-adjustment courses?
instruction in health, marriage, and family to promote students social and emotional development
What disease was the most feared and the vaccine most eagerly embraced during the 1950s?
How many of the ten bestselling children's books of the twentieth century were by Seuss?
-The Cat in the Hat
-Green Eggs and Ham
-One Fish, Two Fish...
-Hop on Pop
What are some toys invented during the 1950s that are still around today?
Board games, (Candyland), Yahtzee, Mr. Potato Head, comic books, Hula-hoop, Barbie
What educational reformer can we thank for the SAT test?
James B. Conant
What's the significant of polio during the 1950s?
lead to paralysis
Which president desegregated schools?
What was the ruling that ordered the desegregation of American public schools?
Brown vs. Board of Education
How were the 1950s characterized with regard to children?
"Children," said one single woman in 1955,
"give life a new meaning, a new focal point, a new frame of reference, a
new perspective." Childless couples became objects of pity.
Where did masses of people move to after WWII and why?
Suburbs to be with the kids
Who was the most famous childrearing expert in the 1950s?
According to the Ladies Home Journal, what is the correct duration of a kiss for a nice girl?
In 1967 the University of California began to require applicants to do what?
applicants to take the SAT
Why was social life in high school particularly important during the 1950s?
During the 1950s, children's crimes were blamed on?
-entertainment: music (rock n rollo
Who was Theodore Geisel and what did he do?
-wrote books that ryhmed
Was the 1950s in line with long-term historical trends?
No, it's considered an unideal era that cannot be duplicated
Who was the Little Rock Nine?
9 African American students who attended Little Rock Central HS, were humiliated and ridiculed, only 1 of the 9 graduated
Name some modern medicines that made a huge difference in child health.
-Penicillin, insulin, diphtheria
The murder of what boy was a catalyst for many people to join the Civil Rights Movement?
Where gangs a new phenomenon in the 1950s?
What major event prompted a big increase of spending in education, especially in math and science?
-after being bombed by the Germans
(national shame, other countries exceeding in math, science, etc Eisenhower and congress responded by allocating the first billion to public school education recruitment)
Who was the first person arrested for protesting segregation on Montgomery's buses?
What were the reforms proposed by James B. Conant?
-Consolidate schools to promote diversity and class mixing
-mixing vocational and academic students in a homeroom
-Jr high schools to middle schools
How, according to Mintz, did those reforms work out?
the younger group of student were beginning to act like adolescence sooner.
-forced children to grow up faster (did not favor)
What was Spock's general advice?
Coached anxious post-war parents to trust their "own common sense"
When was the first Rock and Roll concert? Was it a success?
Yes it was a success
30,000 teens attended 10,000 were able to have a seat/ 15,000 waited outside
-Cleveland Arena in 3/21 1952
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