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Week 1/1940,s




In what ways is radio the lifeline of Australia in the 1940,s
Radio was like the tv of the time.It had news and shows that were preformed live in the studio by people with scripts and props.They also had sporting events like cricet.

What was happening in the world in the 1940's?
IN the 1940's the biggest event including the world was world war 2.

Why were dance bands and their music so popular?
The best thing about dance bands in the 40's was all the fun and distraction from the war.

Who were the great music stars in the 1940's?
The three true great stars of the 1940's would have to be the Andrew sisters.

How did the roles of women change in the 40's?
While the war was going on women would have to work in factories in stead of staying home cleaning.

Week 2/1950's



What influence did Rock and Roll have on the world?

What was the baby boom?
The baby boom was the result of all the men coming back from war and meating up with their familys again.

Where did Rock'n'Roll originate?
Rock'n'Roll started around the late 40's to the early 50's.It originated from Rythem and Blues.

What threat to world peace flared during the 50's?
America was trying to win the space race against Vietnam but also have the fastest cars.

In what ways did peacetime encourage economic and industrial change

In what ways were the 1950's conservative?

Week 3/1960's

Why was this decade called the swinging sixties?
This decade was called the swinging sixties because it was fun and layed back most of the time.

How did the space race impact the world?
The space race changed a little bit of the industrial world. It created a battle between the U.S.S.R. and N.A.S.A. without fighting.

What was the sotial change?

What topics were the subjects of political demonstrations?

Week 4/1970's

Why did so many sotial movements take place durin the 70's?

What was the civil right movement and how did it affect cociety?

The civil rights movement was the Afican-Americans protest for rights. they wanted to be treated like white people and not with disrespect.

How/why was the inviroment so important in the 70's?
The inviroment was so important in the 70's because the polar caps were melting. Something that was easy to see that was poluting the earth was the Concorde. Its jet engins shot a blast a massive amount of seeable gases.385px-Pac_Man_svg.png

Week4/1980's

What infuence did the birth of video games have on the world?
Video games had a big impact on the world.People wached enough TV so then they added an extra couple of houres for games.They also started to bye the games that took longer to finish.


Why were the 80's seen as the 'Me' years?


Who were the influential musicians of the 1980's and how did they impact this era?
Michael Jackson was one of the biggest pop starfs of the 80's and even though his dead he still has very popular songs.He created the the formation of having the lead dancer at the point of a triangle and the rest of them behind him.

How did the removal of the Berlin wall impact on westurn culture?
The removal of the Berlin wall was big!!!The comunist side mixed with the rich capital side.It was a very big event that happend in this era.

Week 6/1990's

In what ways were the 90's the eletronic age?
All of the eletrical devises were improving and getting smaller and smarter.

How did the advent of personal computers impact on language?
The P.C. was a good invention but if it was made in America the grammer would be american so if you were from a different country it would spell the words differently.

Where were the beginnings of terrorism evident?
Terrorism began with 911 it was a big thing that hapend.It started the Iraqu war and created a new fear.

Week 7/2000's


In what ways has terrorism became a part of life?
Terrorism has became a part of life.we aren't terrified if there are terrorist attaks now .


What world events have had an impact on our lives?
911 and all the terrorist attaks were a big thing that had an impact on our lives.

What world events are shaping our lives now?
The bali bombing was a thing that shaped our lives we grew to terrorist attaks often.