Respond to one of
the following essay questions.
The civil rights movement
reached new heights during the 1950s and ‘60s. The era was filled
with challenges and required the efforts of many people both black
and white. Choose two people from the civil rights movement and
describe his or her part in promoting civil rights.
American culture changed
after World War II. Soldiers returned home and used the benefits of
the GI Bill. They went to college, bought homes, and had families.
One of the biggest changes in culture came with the new automobile
culture of the 1950s. Describe at least three significant changes in
American society that came about because of the automobile.