Free Essays on America Popular Culture After The War

  1. Communism and Popular Culture

    TTP9 Pop Culture as History: The War Comes Home After World War II, the United States faced a malevolent philosophical dispute that had spread from within itself. Chapter nine in Thinking Through the Past is titled “Pop Culture as History: The War Comes Home” because it identifies America’s disposition...

  2. Youth, and Pop Culture of 1960s

    Youth, and Popular Culture in the 1960s 1960s is one of the most transformative decades on the timeline of America, though those old days were gone now, its impacts were still so eventful and momentous that they cannot be neglected even in nowadays (which is already half a century away from then on)...

  3. Development of Youth Culture

    Outline and explain the reasons for the development of youth culture There is no single reason for the development of culture; rather, it came about as a result of the number of different social changes occurring at the same time. These developments included the increasing economic power of young...

  4. the impact of the 1976 military coup and the “dirty war” on Argentine society

    Title: Latin America- Economies and Societies Course Code: HIST2104 Professor: Dr. Sierakowski Question #10: What was the impact of the 1976 military coup and the “dirty war” on Argentine society? (Oral Presentation) Thesis: The impacts that the 1976 military coup and the Dirty War had on Argentine...

  5. How did America Influence Popular Culture in Australia?

    How did America influence popular culture in Australia? The 'How' in this question holds two meanings: how as in the Why, or method; and how as in a description of impact. In this essay, I shall attempt to account for both. How (as in method) did the USA change our formerly British ways? This was done...

  6. Civil war

    In 1877, soon after retiring as president of the United States, Ulysses S. Grant, embarked with his wife on a two-year tour of the world. At almost every location, he was greeted as a hero. In England, the son of the Duke of Wellington, whose father had vanquished Napoleon, greeted Grant as a military...

  7. Roman and Greek Influence on American Culture

    A huge part of Roman and Greek culture circled around the comedies and plays that occurred in the markets and arenas. Large amounts of historical notation have been committed to the preservation of comedies and theatrical drama. Virtually every town had a popular comic or actor, usually a slave wearing...

  8. How Post-World War Ii Technology Changed America

    How Post-World War II Technology Changed America 5/3/2012 AMH 2020- Yellow Class Angelika Vasquez Professor Brian Milner During the post-World War II era everything in our nation seemed to change. The post-World War II era had significant technological advances that changed politics,...

  9. impact of World War I and World War II on the United States

    Compare the impact of World War I and World War II on the United States Introduction: The First World War was battled from: 1914 to 1918 and the Second World War was battled from: 1939 to 1945. They were the biggest military clashes in the history. Both wars included military organizations together...

  10. Advertising and Women: Visual Rhetoric of the Post War Era

    of the most significant factors driving females into the workforce was World War II, after millions of men were drafted as soldiers to fight in the war. Almost 5 million women, refusing to remain financially handicapped after their husbands and fathers were overseas, began working in factories and industries...

  11. Outline and Evaluate the View That Youth Culture Is Created by the Economy.

    Outline and evaluate the view that youth culture is created by the economy (33) Youth culture is the way in which youths behave and act in society. It is the stereotypical behaviour and look that people decide to link with teenagers. Youth culture is created by many different things in society one of...

  12. How Significant was the Vietnam War in Stimulating the Protest Culture of the 1960's?

    How Significant was the Vietnam War in Stimulating the Protest Culture of the 1960's? The popular protest culture that formed within the 1960's, that rebelled against the American traditional system arguably occurred because of the involvement in the Vietnam war from the federal government. Many young...

  13. 25 Causes of the Civil War Outline

    25 CAUSES OF THE CIVIL WAR I)    Rise of immediate abolition in North, pro-slavery ideology in South after about 1830 (information from previous lecture) II)  Beginnings of Conflict over Westward Expansion: creates slavery related conflicts – slave states v. free states/ slave labor v. free labor                ...

  14. How Has Popular Culture Evolved?

    Introduction My argument: is popular culture is more democratic now. To support this argument I will firstly, examine the evolution of popular culture. Secondly, explore how popular culture opens access and allow for creativity. Third I will analyse how popular culture influenced conflict between the...

  15. South America

    South America is an incredibly geographically diverse continent. The Amazon River and the surrounding river basin is the largest tropical rain forest in the world. The Andes Mountains are some of the most interesting landforms on the planet and stretch the entire length of the western seaboard. The Amazon...

  16. war of independence

    The Revolutionary War: 1775–1783 Events 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord Second Continental Congress convenes 1776 Jefferson writes Declaration of Independence 1777 Battle of Saratoga 1778 France and United States form Franco-American Alliance 1779 Spain enters war against Britain 1781...

  17. A Historical Overview of Male Homosexuality in Japanese Culture

    tendencies in humans dating back as far as 1200 BC. Throughout all of history from that point on, homosexuals have been involved in and influenced human culture. The way that others have viewed them, however, has been constantly changing dramatically over time. They have been universally accepted, persecuted...

  18. Life Without Pop Culture

    November 12, 2012 Life Without Pop Culture?              Is it possible to live a life without media? Today’s society is overwhelmed with media and swarmed its messages . Many people live their lives through what they learn from the media. Popular culture is any sort of fashion or idea that is accepted...

  19. American Popular Culture (1930s-1960s)

    American popular culture. Movies, radio and music changed with the movements of the decades and are arguably the best representations of how the cultures were influencing everyday life. If you want to understand a population of people you have to understand their culture, and the American popular culture...

  20. The Shifts in Public Attitude to the Vietnam War

    Discuss the shifts In the American public’s attitude towards the Vietnam War over the period 1964-1973. To what extent did public opinion affect the government’s war strategy? Since 1954 it is understood that, “every American President has offered support to the people of South Vietnam” (Johnson,...

  21. Permanent Impact of the Counter-Culture on Today's American Society

    "What is not illusionary is the reality of a new culture of opposition. It grows out of the disintegration of the old forms, vinyl and aerosol institutions that carry all the inane and destructive values of privatism; competition, commercialism, profitability and elitism…It's not a "youth thing" by now...

  22. Life After WWI

    in the U.S. After World War I World War I which was known as a war that ended all the other wars and as the Great War finally came to an end in 1918 changing life in many countries especially in the United States of America either in a negative or positive way. World War I was a war fought from...

  23. Seven Year's War

    Seven Years’ War Many eighteenth-century Americas spent their time raising families and crops, making agricultural popular in the south and industry prominent in the north. Within these early eighteenth-century colonies where I live there is much diversity with the immigrant peoples living here...

  24. Mccarthyism Within America

    American History 2 Essay There was much more to McCarthyism than Joe McCarthy. To what extent do you agree? McCarthyism within America during the period of the Cold War extended beyond simply Joe McCarthy, although the term was derived from McCarthy and through his actions it involved much more than...

  25. Why did the US lose the war in Vietnam?

    Why did the US lose the war in Vietnam? When the year 1973 came around, the most powerful economic and military force America, were being forced to come to terms with the fact that they had suffered defeat in their war in Vietnam. Despite the vast gulf in financial and military prowess which swung...

  26. American Music and Culture: Jazz Dance

    American Music and Culture: Jazz Dance   Jazz dance, is defined as any dance to jazz accompaniments, composed of a profusion of forms. Jazz dance paralleled the birth and spread of jazz itself from roots in black American society and was popularized in ballrooms by the big bands of the swing era (1930s...

  27. Apush Culture Unit 2

    Culture Unit 2 The college board defines culture as one of the twelve themes in AP U.S. History. It also defines culture as, “Diverse individual and collective expressions through literature, art, philosophy, music, theater, and film throughout U.S...

  28. Controversial Themes in Black Popular Music

    Controversial Themes in Black Popular Music Controversial themes have always been explored in popular Black music. Because Black experiences influence Black mainstream culture (as with any culture), the social climate of historical eras influence how these themes are explored in popular culture, specifically in...

  29. How much impact did youth culture have on society in the years 1955-75?

    How much impact did youth culture have on society in the years 1955-75? This particular period of time was very significant in terms of general changes in society given the post war baby boom, abolition of the death penalty, improved reproduction rights for women, peaks in the number of university...

  30. Learning History Through Popular Culture

    Though the popular culture industry’s main intention is to entertain, their productions serve educational purposes as well. Some may feel that they are bias and provide students with a distorted view of history, however, movies and cartoons have the power to teach students in a way that teachers and...

  31. Southern Culture

    Southern Culture A culture is characterized by customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits of a group or region. The southern United States differs from any other region because of its geography, people, religions, cuisine, literature, and music. Just as any other culture, “southern culture” has...

  32. Hip Hop Culture

    The Evolution of the Hip Hop Culture and Music In Nelson George’s textbook, “Hip Hop America,” he states, “hip hop is nothing, however, resilient” (12). The durability and elasticity that is found in hip hop, among other African American forms of music, has enabled the genre to adapt to the changing...

  33. Chapter 28: Cold War and a New Western World, 1945-1973

    Introduction: Even though World War Two had caused a lot of destruction and chaos for Europe in general, European nations were on their way to a great recovery. Even by 1950, it was seen that European nation’s industrial and agricultural outputs were 30% above how they were before the war started. But even though...

  34. cold war

     COLD WAR. The Cold War was a sustained state of political and military tension between powers in the Western Bloc (the United States with NATO and others) and powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its allies in Warsaw Pact). Historians have not fully agreed...

  35. Was Slavery the Cause of the Civil War

    research and examination you can link slavery to being the leading cause for the American Civil War. Slavery was a major political issue during the 19th century ultimately ripping the United States of America into three sects. People who believed that slavery was just and supported the idea, people who...

  36. Culture and the Effects of Culture to Our Society

    Culture and the Effects of Culture to Our Society In general, each nation has their own culture. We can see the culture appears everyday, every time in our society. Culture can be appeared in the way which people think or solve their problems in their country. It can be the belief, the religions or...

  37. Propaganda and Its Effect on America

    Thesis: Propaganda was a tool that leaders used to get people involved in wars of the past. Propaganda, a term that only reminds people of corruption and manipulation. Others, it reminds of advertising and raising American spirit. Well, they are both right. ["Propaganda" Pg. 1, sec.1] Propaganda...

  38. The Causes of Prohibition (America 1920s)

    Why was prohibition introduced in America in the 1920? When federal prohibition was introduced in America with the 18th Amendment to the constitution in 1919 and the Volstead Act in 1920, it was often termed ‘The Nobel Experiment’. It didn’t take long for most people to recognise that the experiment...

  39. Us History: America in the 1960s

    HISTORY -170 Book report From:(American Civil War History Research) Jinna Kim America in the 1960s America in the 1960s The Nineteen Sixties was a decade that changed America forever. The people reformed the decade not so much by the government. The Sixties contained more...

  40. race relations after the civil war

    1) Race relations after the CW The first effort to reform the south after the war began with the reconstruction period. This period began in 1865 when the 13th amendment was passed permanently abolishing slavery. Right behind that was the 14th and 15th amendment which guaranteed legal equality to...

  41. real popular television

    Real Popular Television: An Explanation Synthesis Essay about Reality Television Are normal people more entertaining to watch than professional actors? Apparently the answer to this question is not an outstanding no. Today people all over America have fallen into the craze of watching reality television...

  42. FROM FIST CONTACT TO THE CIVIL WAR

     FROM FIRST CONTACT TO THE CIVIL WAR Name: Course: Tutor: ...

  43. Three most important historical events after wwII

    created equal. War War II World War II was one of the definitive events of the 20th century, if not all of human history. World War II lasted between 1939 and 1945, was the deadliest and most devastating war in history. At the end of the First World War, Germany, America, and the rest of the...

  44. Spanish American War

    Spanish-American War While the Spanish-American War of 1898 can be viewed as it relates to William Randolph Hearst, so-called yellow journalism, the sinking of the battleship U.S.S. Maine, and public opinion that helped U.S. leaders embark on the conflict; such analyses overlook the root causes of the War. Evidence...

  45. Sugar and Latin America

    The Cultural Effects of the Sugar Industry in Latin America and the Caribbean Slavery, Abolition and New Cultures European greed for wealth and expansion of powers lasting over a span of several centuries in the New World was a major link between African diasporas and the sugar industry...

  46. Cause of the Civil War

    the U.S. Nation continued to rise and cause disagreements for a number of factors. These various factors led in the result of the U.S. Civil War. The Civil War lasted from 1861 to 1865 and accounted for more than 600,000 deaths. These causes can be attributed to the many disparities between the North...

  47. Culture of America During the 1920s

    Culture of America during the 1920’s During the 1920’s, also known as the “Roaring Twenties,” was a period of time of prosperity and optimism. It was when America created its own culture. The Americans decided to create their own culture out of the influence of European nations after World War I...

  48. The Wilding of America by Charles Derber Book Review

    Book Review The Wilding of America: Money, Mayhem, and the New American Dream By Charles Derber Isaac Adams Political Sociology Jeff Tolina November 29, 2006 Our society is plagued with social problems. Families are under attack and deteriorating, political corruption is rampant...

  49. Afro- American culture and Exploration of Women Identity

    Afro- American culture and Exploration of Women Identity M.Subasini and Dr.V.N. Manjula Abstract Afro American culture otherwise known as “Black culture” refers to the cultural contributions of African Americans to the America culture. The distinct identification of African-American culture is deeply embedded...

  50. Culture in Horror Films

    Culture in Horror Films Final Paper The Atomic Bomb, Mutations, and Aliens in Horror Films Horror films prey upon the mass’s deepest darkest and most vulnerable fears. Horror films can be broken down into an array of subgenres that prey upon different fears of society. From 1945 onward an explosion...

  51. The American Civil War

    American Civil War, also known as the War Between the States, or simply the Civil War in the United States, was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 in the United States of America after seven Southern slave states declared their secession and formed the Confederate States of America . The states that...

  52. Cold war

    Cold War Essay World Cultures Nov. 21 2013 The Cold War was a drastic period in time. The Cold War was a feud between the USSR Soviet Union...

  53. Cold War

    The Cold War was a period of hostility, fear, and tension between the United States and the Soviet Union from the end of the 1940s to late 1980s. Like what Winston Churchill said, the world has been divided by the “Iron Curtain” during the Cold War between the Communists and the capitalists. It was...

  54. Pop Culture

    Pop Culture Artifacts After collecting ten of the most popular artifacts, I have confirmed of the past few days. It‘s surprising how many different patterns I have identified from the list I have composed. From the clothing that my kid wear daily all the clothes is the most popular labels on the...

  55. Foreign Policy of the Us Towards Cuba in the Spanish-American War (1898)

    profound economic strength and a proven willingness to unilaterally approach international relations has cemented America as a force of tremendous global influence. In a post 9/11 context, America has declared an ‘axis of evil’, stated its right to preemptive conflict, unilaterally invaded a sovereign nation...

  56. Total War. International History 1914-1991

    of ‘total war’ useful for understanding the history of the two world wars? The oxford dictionary defines total war as “a war which is unrestricted in terms of the weapons used, the territory or combatants involved, or the objectives pursued, especially one in which the accepted rules of war are disregarded”...

  57. Music in the Civil War

    American History. While we have been studying The Civil War the last couple weeks, I became very interested in the culture of that time period. More specifically, I became interested in what type of music Americans listened to, during The Civil War specifically. Naturally, since I am a singer as well as...

  58. Civil War

    The Civil War marked a defining moment in United States history. Long simmering sectional tensions reached a critical stage in 1860–1861 when eleven slaveholding states seceded and formed the Confederate States of America. Political disagreement gave way to war in April 1861, as Confederates insisted...

  59. Culture-Contrast Paper Between American and Russian Cultures

    In modern times the differences between various cultures are diminishing, particularly with globalization and all its influences through modern day media and technology. There are more similarities in the modern lifestyles of people, especially with the Internet and its impact on all spheres of everyday...

  60. Republic of Indonesia Culture

    Republic of Indonesia Smart Book TRADOC Culture Center First Edition: Sept, 2010 1 Purpose To ensure that U.S. Army personnel have a relevant, comprehensive guide to help enhance cultural understanding; to use in capacity and rapport building in relation to the Republic of Indonesia “We are experiencing...