Kenzie Brownlee & Rachel Locke
1.What factors in America society led to the creation and/or rise in popularity of this invention? -Very few people owned a television when they first came out. They were expensive in the 1950's, and very rare, usually only wealthy people owned them. The T.V became increasingin popularity, because it was entertainment, without having to go to a movie theater. Around the 1960's the television became more affordable, and most families had them.
2. How did this invention change American society? - The impact of the television is that it brought information straight to your house. People were able to communicate better, adress issues faster, and become more aware of things by watching the news. In todays society television is more for entertainment, and not so much the news. About every house hold in America owns one.
3. Why do you feel this invention was a turning point in American life? - It was a start to a new time period, of electronics, with video and sound. With that, the television has created video, which alot of americans use today.