Arts and Entertainment

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Rock N Roll

What: Rock n RollTime period: 1950s Location: Started in Cleveland, Ohio but became popular everywhere in America Cause: Musicans in the 1950s used instruments to blues music creating the rhythm and bluesReason: Everyone responded enthusiastically and different types of music where created everywhere with everyone!Result: Many new artists became popular in the rock n roll era!Importance: many new artists became extremley poular such as Elvis Presley, the name rock n roll came to mean music that both black and whites music that is american

Rise of Comedies

The 1950's became a period of time whre the expansion called the "golden age" of television and entertainment. The most common form of this entertainment was comedy. Many comedies of this period showed the traditional lifestyles during the 1950s while adding a comedic element to keep it interesting,