Elvis Presley And The American Dream

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The war had ended and the 90s filled with happy Americans wanting and needing to be perfect. This is where the American Dream comes into play. On television, shows such as “I Love Lucy” showed a happy family. A mother, the homemaker, a father, who worked, and happy, well-behaved children who lived in the suburbs. Also, companies promoted their products buy saying buying wants was a part of the American dream. All in all, the American dream was a big part of the 90s.

The cold war was in motion. The soviets and the United States were locked in an “arms race”. In 1949, the Unites States learned that the sneaky Soviets had created an atomic bomb from stolen information. The United States was furious! In 1952, they created a hydrogen bomb otherwise
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During the Cold War, United States leaders tried to stop the spread of communism. After communism spread to China, communism needed to be stopped. In 1950, the United States entered to help the French. They failed and France was unsuccessful. The United States was scared that the domino theory was going to come into play.

In the 90s, a big form of entertainment was rock n’ roll. It was mainly directed to teens and called “the devil’s music”. In January 1935, Elvis Presley was born. Elvis Presley, known as the king of rock n’ roll. Presley didn’t go big until around the mid-1950s. Elvis appeared on the silver screen, television, radio shows, and more. Some of his most famous songs are “Heartbreak Hotel” and “Don’t be Cruel”. Behind the glittery costumes and hits, Presley had a drug problem causing his heart to stop at 42. Elvis Presley, gave America joy for decades and still to this day is a well-known
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was the face of the civil rights movement. King was a pastor from the North with a wife and four kids. He preached and put together nonviolent movements as an attempt to reach the goal of desegregation and equal rights for African Americans. King’s most memorable contribution to the movement is his “I Have a Dream” speech. It brought the president’s support the civil rights movement and helped created the Civil Rights Act. King was assassinated in 1968 at 39 years old. His job was not yet finished, but he greatly improved the lives of African Americans all over the United
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