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Author Corrigan, Jim.

Title The 1950s decade in photos : "the American decade" / Jim Corrigan.

Publication Info. Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, [2010]
©2010
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 Naper Blvd. Juvenile Nonfiction  J 973.921 COR    AVAILABLE
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Description 64 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 24 cm
Series Amazing decades in photos.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 60-61) and index.
Contents Welcome to the 1950s -- Fighting erupts in Korea -- McCarthy fuels the Red Scare -- Tuning in to television -- U.S. forces land at Inchon -- Here come the baby boomers -- China enters the Korean War -- The Rosenbergs are executed -- Truman fires MacArthur -- Gaining independence -- Korean War ends in a draw -- Rise of the Beat Generation -- Medical marvels -- Rosa Parks fights segregation -- Hitting the highways -- The Suez Crisis -- Rock and roll arrives -- Sputnik launches the space race -- Castro seizes power in Cuba -- Golden age of science fiction.
Summary "Middle school readers will find out about the important world, national, and cultural developments of the decade 1950-1959"--Provided by publisher.
Subject United States -- History -- 1945-1953 -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- 1953-1961 -- Juvenile literature.
History, Modern -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Nineteen fifties -- Juvenile literature.
Added Title Nineteen fifties decade in photos
ISBN 9780766031340
0766031349
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