In this lesson, developed by and included with the permission of TeachRock, students will address the essential question: How did the music of the Beach Boys reflect the suburbanization of postwar America?
Students will examine:
- The impact of suburbanization on American identity and popular culture
- The important musical contributions of the Beach Boys
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Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness
In our resource history is presented through a series of narratives, primary sources, and point-counterpoint debates that invites students to participate in the ongoing conversation about the American experiment.