Arts and Entertainment

US History

Popular Culture: Rock n Roll

In the 1940's, rock n' roll was born from a man named Little Richard. Although Elvis Presley was the "unofficial" king of rock. Also, Westerns on TV gained popularity because they were exciting at the time and good entertainment.

The Other America: James Baldwin

James Baldwin was a novelist. James Baldwin was also a play writer. He was born in New York City, on August 2nd, 1924.

The American Dream: Entertainment

Americans started watching sporting events on TV, such as football and baseball. Also, Americans started reading much more in the 1950's. They read all sorts of material such as cooking, religion, do it yourself projects, mysteries, romance, and magazines became popular.