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Ch 29: OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: America Post-WWII

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Take advantage of our interactive chapter to fully prepare for the OAE Middle Grades Social Studies exam. Once you are done, you will be able to answer questions about America after World War II on the test.

OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: America Post-WWII - Chapter Summary

Refresh your mind on the events that took place in America after the Second World War by going through our lessons. They cover the following topics:

  • Post-war American life
  • Post-war America counter-culture
  • Civil rights movement during the 1950's and 1960's
  • Biography of Martin Luther King Jr
  • The women's movement
  • Important activist movements of the late 60's and early 70's

Using our video lessons lets you review American life after WWII rather quickly for the exam. Paying attention won't be difficult as these lessons have a short video format. Using our dashboard lets you keep track of your progress, and you can use our video tags to go back and review certain topics. We also offer lesson quizzes to help test your understanding.

7 Lessons in Chapter 29: OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: America Post-WWII
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Post-War American Life: Culture of the late 1940s & 1950s

1. Post-War American Life: Culture of the late 1940s & 1950s

In this lesson, we will explore American postwar culture. We will learn what life was like throughout the late 1940s and the 1950s by highlighting important cultural trends.

The Counter-Culture of Post-War America

2. The Counter-Culture of Post-War America

In this lesson we will explore the counter-culture of the postwar era. We will examine the groups and individuals who defied the conventions of mainstream society.

The Civil Rights Movement During the 1950s

3. The Civil Rights Movement During the 1950s

The 1950s witnessed a rejuvenation of the civil rights movement. Learn about the transformation of the movement, its important events and the impact it had on the 1960s.

The Civil Rights Movement During the 1960s

4. The Civil Rights Movement During the 1960s

The Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s was an extension of the progress made during the 1950s. Learn about the movement's landmark achievements, its fracturing and its legacies.

Martin Luther King Jr.: Biography, Facts & Quotes

5. Martin Luther King Jr.: Biography, Facts & Quotes

This lesson takes you on a journey of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life. Martin Luther King, Jr. was perhaps the most influential leader of the American Civil Rights Movement during the 1950s and 1960s.

The Women's Movement: Causes, Campaigns & Impacts on the US

6. The Women's Movement: Causes, Campaigns & Impacts on the US

The women's movement of the 1960s ushered in a new wave of feminism that sought to address the national issues of gender. Learn about the movement, its leaders and the ultimate outcome for women in the United States.

Other Important Activist Movements of the Late 60s and Early 70s

7. Other Important Activist Movements of the Late 60s and Early 70s

The 1960s represented a decade of dissent in America. While there were large social campaigns throughout the nation, the goal of this lesson is to recognize smaller activist movements involving Native Americans, Mexican Americans, and the environment.

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