Week 1

THE 1940'SWhat was happening in the world in the 1940's?
  • World War 2 between the Nazi and the allies
  • Hitler was trying take over the world
  • Hitler Killing most Jewish people by putting them in showers [but they were really a place where they were gased]

Why were dance bands and their music so popular?
It was popular because it was:
  • fun
  • new
  • people have a great time
  • doing something differently to the every day stuff
  • had great music
  • to take peoples minds off the war

Why was nostalgia such an important element of pop music?* Who were the great music stars in the 1940's
  • Bing Crosby
  • Glenn Miller
  • The Andrews Sisters

How did the roles and lives of women change during the 1940's?
  • they would of felt sad when there husbands & teenage son's went off to war
  • shocked to find out that thire husbands have been picked to go to war
  • happy that they would be able to go and work in the factories
  • happy to see thire husbands cume home

Week 2

THE 1950'SWhat was the Baby Boom?The Baby Boom was when the suriviving men come back from 6 long of war [WW2 also knowen as [A.K.A] world war 2] and returned to thire wifes. They thort it would be safe to rasie a family [so they did]Baby_boom.gif
Where did Rock’n’Roll originate?Rock 'n' Roll originated in the mid 50's America
What threats to world peace flared during the 50’s?What threats to world peace flared during the 50's you may ask? World peace was threatend during the 50's due to the Korean War [1950-1953] where General MacArthur wanted to invade and bomb China, to rid Asia of communism.
In what ways did peacetime encourage economic and industrial change?
Men began to come back from the war which meant that there were a lot more people were working which meant that it was doble the the buget!

In what ways were the 50’s conservative?
People were still were recovering from World War ii

Week 3

THE 1960'SIn what ways were the 1960’s revolutionary?
  1. Black people were seen as an eque white man
  2. Man lands on the moon
  3. Hippy culture
  4. The Beatles formed a different way of playing music & brought a new way of clothing and fastion
5. Black people got the right to voteHow did the ‘Space Race’ impact on the world?
The 'Space Race' was a big impact on the world because mankind was about to go into outer-space.This race was between the US and the USSR. The first country in outer-space was Russia but the first on the moon was American Neil Armstrong.

Why did this revolution occur in the 60’s?
This happened because it was a race between America and Russia to be the first on the moon. It happened because US and USSR were the two big countrys in control at that time both knowing all about rocket from both countrys stealing the scientist and the plans from Germany druing World War ii. While this was going, they were being whach by the whole world on the edge of thire seats to see would be the first on the moon, what the moon looks like and whether ALIENS really do exist!

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What was ‘social change’?
  • Beliefs
  • Fastion
  • Rules
  • Civil Rights
  • Music
  • Technology
  • Film and Movies

What topics were the subjects of political demonstrations?

Week 4

The 1970's
What was the ’Civil Rights’ movement and how did it affect society?
This happened because it happened druing the decade of change for socail and political.
  • Voting

What advancements were there in the women’s movement in this decade?
  1. Qulatil between Female and Male
  2. divorces
  3. de facto relationships

How/why did the Environment become an important issue?
Global warming

 Week 5

The 1980's
Why are the 1980’s seen as the ‘Me’ years?
It was seen as the 'ME' decade because everyone was more to them selves and became more greedy by trying to gain as much money as posiable.

Who were the influential musicians of the 1980’s and how did they impact this era?
  • U2
  • Michael Jackson

How did the removal of the Berlin Wall impact on western culture?
Peace, freedom,optimism and new day

Week 6

The 1990's
In what ways were the 90’s the ‘Electronic Age’?
  • E-MAIL
  • The LAP-TOP
  • APPLE interduces the iMAC
  • The first MP3 player, the MPMAN, is realased in late spring of 1998
  • Mid-1990's TELEVISION carries up to 500 TV channels
  • MICROSOFT interduces WINDOWS 95 and later WINDOWS 98
  • PLAYSTATION becomes top selling game

How did the advent of personal computers impact on language?
People talk less but talk more often on computers or on mobiles [e.g. texting]

Where were the beginnings of terrorism evident?Lots of bombings & killings! [e.g. the bombing at the twin towers on the 9th of the 11th when lots of people died because they were all told to stay in the building]

Week 7

The 2000's
In what ways has ‘terrorism’ become a part of life?
Since 9/11 when it became a huge issue. Now there is a war in Aphgangastan because of terrorism.

What world events have had an impact on our lives?
  1. 9/11
  2. Olympices
  3. War in Afphganastan
  4. Victoria bush fires
  5. Hurrircane Katrina
  6. Oil prices had risen
  7. Global economic
What world events are shaping our lives now?
Terrorism attacts on the twin towers [9/11] and tecnology where you can nearly do anything.