us-history-decades-project

US History

Decades Culture Timeline Project

25 points per Decade

50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s (That is 100 Points)

  • Each category will have ONE PAGE per decade.
  • All pages will be put together to create a timeline book, which can be turned in for an additional 10 points at the end of the semester.
  • Each category must include an image (picture, political cartoon, map, graph, chart ect)
  • Each item must include a citation from a credible historical source.You may only use your book as a source for ONE of the items per decade.

Category

Description

Points Possible

Points earned

Music/song/artist

Pick one artist, song, or genre that emerges as a popular choice during the given decade.Please explain the significance of the selection as it fits in with all of history.

5

Book/author/poem

Pick one book, author, or poem that emerges as a popular choice during the given decade.Please explain the significance of the selection as it fits in with all of history.

5

Movie/film star

Pick one movie or film star that emerges as a popular choice during the given decade.Please explain the significance of the selection as it fits in with all of history.

5

Random Personality/event/ or celebrity

Pick one event or celebrity that emerges as a popular event/person during the given decade.Examples could be politician, leader, sports star, etc…Please explain the significance of the selection as it fits in with all of history.

5

Law/Supreme Court Case/Executive Order

Pick one specific event that happened politically during the decade.Please explain the significance of the selection as it fits in with all of US History.

5