Decades of the Twentieth Century
Story from America's Library
From the Library of Congress, this collection lets you meet amazing Americans,
jump back in time to important historical periods, examine America's favorite
pastimes, sports and hobbies, or see, hear and sing bits
from America's past. Useful for decades projects and more.
Literature & Culture of the 1950s
Provided by the University of Pennsylvannia and aimed at the college student,
this site provides links to much information arranged alphabetically by
topic or person’s last name. Scroll to the end for a list of more
articles on people and events that were important in the 1950s.
A paragraph is devoted to each year with links embedded to explain unfamiliar
names and terms. Provided by Infoplease and the Family Education Network,
it also includes links to other decades of the 20th century.
A paragraph is devoted to each year in the decade with embedded links
to more information. From the Family Education Network.
of the Twentieth Century: 1950-1959
This list of important events year by year will provide students
with topics to use for further research, from About.com.
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