Lesson Plans
American History 10 3rd Q 07.08 Lesson Plans
Week: 03/10/2008 Instructor: Lynn Arndt Academics
Truman's Program---The Fair Deal

Origins of the Cold War with the Soviet Union

Containing Communism Abroad--Containment & the Truman Doctrine
The Marshall Plan
Fear of Communism at Home

The Korean War
China Enters the Conflict
Joseph McCarthy & Communism
Eisenhower and the Cold War--Brinkmanship; the arms race; the H-Bomb

50's Music Placing When Students come into the room
The Space Race--Sputnik & Sputnik 2
Gary Powers Incident
Begin Section 3--The Fifties; The Domestic Scene
Correct Worksheets

Watch the video---The Presidents/ Truman & Eisenhower
50's Music Playing when students come into the room
Section 3--Continued
Changes sweeping America
Baby Boom; Movement to the Sunbelt; Interstate Highways; Shopping
The American Dream--suburbs; home; good schools; popular magazines, films, washing machines, clothes dryers, vacuum cleaners, television, etc.
Pop Culture, Rock & Roll, Willie Mays, Elvis, Marilyn Monroe, Dezi & Lucy, Leave It to Beaver, Father Knows Best
The Election of 1960