Juvenile Delinquency in the 1950s


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Fathers and older brothers of the teenagers of the 1950s had survived which one of the following conflicts?

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1. What of the following best describes the lifestyle that parents wanted for teenagers in the 1950s?

2. Much of the non-white influence on youth during the 1950s came from which of the following groups?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There were vast differences in attitudes between teenagers and their parents in the 1950s. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you measure your understanding of these attitudes and how they effected teens. You will be asked to identify the conflict that fathers of 1950's teenagers survived and the lifestyle that parents wanted for their teenagers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet will assess you on the following:

  • Group that had the most influence on youth of the 1950s
  • Performer who best symbolized teenagers' taste in music
  • 1950s juvenile delinquency summarized

Skills Practiced

These tools allow for the practice of the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about juvenile delinquency in the 1950s
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding influences on the youth
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about 1950s parents

Additional Learning

Examine the behavior of teenagers during this time period by studying the lesson, Juvenile Delinquency in the 1950s. The following objectives are covered:

  • Discover the role of generational differences
  • Name the hit song that reflected teen behavior
  • Review the cultural divide of the time period
  • Identify types of behavior that were view as delinquent