Discuss the questions below at least 200 words each.
- Why was the Korean War a turning point in the Cold War?
- How did television both transform daily lives and reinforce traditional middle-class values and gender norms in the 1950s?
- McCarthyism: How was McCarthy able to build a national following and how was he brought down?
- How was the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s both an endorsement and an indictment of American society in the decade?
- Was the 1950s a decade of social liberalism or social conservatism? Was this a decade of change?