Type
Word Search
Description

A-Bomb
Alan Freed
Alfred Hitchcock
Automobile
Baby Boom
Beatniks
Blacklist
Bus Boycott
Civil Rights
Communism
Consumerism
Disneyland
Eisenhower
Elvis Presley
GI Bill of Rights
Integrated Circuit
Khrushchev
Korea
McCarthy
Mickey Mantle
Nuclear Submarine
Polio Vaccine
Ray Kroc
Sexual Revolution
Sputnik
Suburb
Suez Canal
Television
Truman
Watson and Crick

1950s Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

advancements
american dream
baby boom
beatnik
cars
changes
civil rights
cold war
confidence
court cases
cultural
disneyland
einstein
fashion
fifties
fire
greasers
h bomb
james dean
korean war
monroe
king jr
preppies
presley
rock'n'roll
slang
sputnik
teddy boys
teenage
vietnam war

1950's crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

provided benefits to World War II veterans GI Bill of Rights
annual births exceeded Baby Boom
lots of hot dogs being produced Productivity
one in six Americans were employed and working on these Automobiles
president Eisenhower signed this bill into a law Interstate
outside district of a city Suburbs
large suburban communities created by William Levitt Levittown
region of the U.S generally that stretch across the Southeast and Southwest Sunbelt
covers areas like farming, mining and fishing Service Sector
office work in a cubical White Collar Jobs
licenced to sell under a businesses name Franchise Businesses
selling goods in large amounts consumerism
earns money to support family breadwinners
wives were called these homemakers
father mother and children nuclear family
wrote a book about baby and child care Benjamin spock
created vaccine for poliomyelitis Jonas salk
showed in black and white only television
popular music style in the 50's Rock and roll
king of rock and roll Elvis Presley
authors work influenced american culture beat movement
had more freedom then than now teenagers

1950s Post WWII American Society Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Provided benefits to World War II veterans GI Bill of Rights
Greatly increased birth rate Baby Boom
Growing of products or crops Productivity
Huge part of the supply and demand for Americans, used daily Automobiles
Authorized the continuing of construction of highways Interstate Highway Act
Outskirts of the city, americans were tired of the city and moved here Suburbs
Beginning of the suburbs, first true suburb Levittown
36th parallel, Southeast and Southwest Sunbelt
Third of the three economic sectors Service sector
Working in a office or cubicle, managerial or administrative work White-collar jobs
epitomized by McDonald's, chain of businesses Franchise businesses
Obsessive purchase of goods by society Consumerism
Member of a family who makes the money Breadwinners
A housewife Homemakers
Husband wife and their children Nuclear family
Famous American pediatrician Benjamin Spock
Discovered and developed the first successful polio vaccine Jonas Salk
Main source for entertainment and news for American families Television
Popular dance music originating in the 50's Rock and Roll
Icon of Rock and Roll Elvis Presley
Group of authors whose literature influenced American culture post-World War II Beat movement
Nickname given to people in a certain age category Teenagers

The Cold War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Threatening until you get your way Brinksmanship
Man who took over after Stalin died Khrushchev
Formed own military pact, linked Soviet Union with 7 other European countries Warsaw
Population explosion Baby boom
Forming alliances if needed Collective security
Julius and Ethel Rosenburg were charged with Espionage
Nations compete to amass weapontry Arms race
Conflict between North adn South Korea Korean War
List of people whom condemned for having communist background Black List
Winston Churchill warned the world this had descended across Europe Iron Curtain
Trumans idea to fincially aid Greece and Turkey Truman Doctrine
Name of countries dominated by Soviet Union Satelite Nations
Name of measure taken to prevent extension of communist rule to other countries Containment
This aid gave 16 European countries hope Marshall Plan
An attempt to break blockade and fly food and supplies into West Berlin Berlin Airlift
Suicide attacks Kamikaze
The first Earth-orbiting artificial satellite Sputnik
Gathering intelligence on other nations CIA
The easing of hostility between countries Detente
A period of fear of communists Red Scare
No progress can be made and no advancement is possible Stalemate
The 1950's is know as the decade of what? Conformity
What type of bomb was being made during Manhattan Project? Atomic
Announcement of Japans Surrender V-J Day
Largest naval battle in history was battle of? Leyte
Executive Order 9981 Truman intergrated what? Armed Forces
The crisis that erupted after Egypt’s nationalization of the British-controlled Suez Canal Suez Crisis
United States and the Soviet Union agreed to limit the number of nuclear weapons they made SALT
Leader of Soviet Union Stalin
Commander of US pacific forces MacArthur

1950S Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Population increased Baby boom
A law passed in 1944 that provided educational and other benefits for people who had served in the armed forces in World War II GI Bill of Rights
the state of producing productivity
a road vehicle automobile
This bill created a 41,000 mile National System of Interstate and Defense Highways Interstate Highway Act
Residential area Suburbs
name of four large suburban developments created by William Levitt Levittown
a strip of territory receiving a high amount of sunshine sunbelt
jobs that provide services in places like fast food restaurants Service sector
jobs that involve working in an office, cubicle, or other administrative setting white collar jobs
Places like McDonald's, Jack in the Box, Tacobell, Kfc, etc. Franchise Businesses
the preoccupation of society with the acquisition of consumer goods consumerism
a person who earns money to support a family breadwinners
a person, especially a housewife, who manages a home Home makers
a couple and their dependent children, regarded as a basic social unit Nuclear Family
The writer of Baby and Child Care Benjamin Spock
virologist who developed the Salk vaccine Jonas Salk
a system for transmitting visual images and sound Television
a type of popular dance music originating in the 1950s rock and roll
musician known for shaking his legs and dancing. Also known for his big pompadour hiar style. Elvis Presley
group of authors whose literature explored and influenced American culture in the post-World War II era Beat movement
a person aged from 13 to 19 years teenagers

Cold War Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

GulfOfTonkin
WorldWarII
WorldWarI
U2Affair
Gorbachev
Khrushev
Eisenhower
Stalin
Castro
Marshall
JFK
Truman
Churchill
BerlinWall
BayofPigs
Sputnik
KoreanWar
berlinairlift
Containment
yaltaconference
capitalism
communism
hotwar
Coldwar
Alliances

1950's Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Suburbia
Cadillac
Civil Rights
Red Scarce
Consumerism
Sputnik
McCarthyism
Cold War
Television
Korean War
Iron Curtain
Elvis
Truman
Baby Boom
Demobilization

1950's Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Vice President of Eisenhower Nixon
List of Entertainment Figures Believed to be Communists Hollywood Ten
Period of Rise of Amount of Babies Born Baby Boom
Creator of Polio Vaccine Jonas Salk
Popular Show Starring Lucille Ball I Love Lucy
Truman's Domestic Policy Fair Deal
Gave Veterans Benefits GI Bill
Hunting Down of Communists by House of Un-American Activities Committee Red Scare
Innovator of Migration to Suburbs Bill Levitt
Alias of Dalton Trumbo Robert Rich

1950s Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

what allowed veterans to be able to go to college? gi bill of rights
people born between the years 1946 and 1964 are known as... baby boomers
american musician referred to as the ''king of rock and roll''. elvis presley
everyone is trying to work these types of jobs. white collar jobs
men that work and bring home food. breadmakers
women that clean the house and cook all the food homemakers
the perfect family. nuclear family
famous quote to mothers '' you know more than you think you do'' benjamin spock
medical researcher and virologist jonas salk
end of world war 2 ____________ a toy for a couple of thousand people. television
while parents listened to frank sinatra their children listened to a new beat. rock and roll
a group of authors who influenced american literature beat generation
population of those in this age whostarted gaining more freedom and rights. teenagers
plenty of jobs more money offered, america has been pulled out of depression consumerism

Chapter 27: The Postwar Boom Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Another name for the Servicemen's Readjustment Act. GI Bill of Rights
What are small residential communities surrounding cities called ? Suburbs
FDR's vice president who became president for the rest of his term after he died. Harry S. Truman
Southern Democrats that protested Truman's emphasis on civil rights. Dixiecrats
Truman's rendition of the New Deal. Fair Deal
A major corporation that includes a number of smaller companies in unrelated industries. Conglomerates
A place that offers similar products in many different locations. Franchise
A period of time in America where birth rates went up drastically. baby boom
He developed the vaccine for polio. Jonas Salk
It came to be equated with the success of an individual/ family. Consumerism
When manufactures purposely designed products to become useless in a short spanned of time. planned obsolescence
Means of communication that reach large audiences is called ? mass media