S: We Didn't Start the Fire!!
FC: We Didn't Start The Fire | by Ivan Lopez
1: Marylin Monroe | Marylin Monroe was an ordinary girl living her live in the 1910s. She eventually got married with a man that later joined the navy for World War I. She volunteered to help out the wounded soldiers or to make the food when it was short but she also performed an act. A magazine producer spotted her and asked her if she wanted to be an actress and she accepted. When her husband came back he found out that she was famous and so he gave her the choice to choose between him and her fame and she went with her fame. from then on she didn't live much longer, she died young in her 30s.
2: Television | The television was invented by Philo Fansworth and it was mostly famous in England. Everyone was hoping to see Queen Elizabeth the second coronation on the television. It was invented back in the late 19th century but wasn't quite working fully. Television that did work were projectors when people watched silenced movies but they had to pay to buy watch them. Once the television got released, the screen was quite small but the box itself was wide. It was loved by kids all over the world thus they gave it the name "The Idiots Lantern".
3: Richard Nixon | Richard Nixon was a member of the House of Representatives in California. He got elected in 1950 Representing California’s 12th congressional district. He got elected after he got involved in the trail of Alger Hiss, who was accused of being a Communist and a spy. After retiring from the House of Representatives he ran for the Senate and won. Nixon the later also ran for Vice-President, along with Dwight Eisenhower as president and again won. After President Eisenhower did his four years as president, years later he became president himself but that was around the 1960s. He actually turned out to be a good president after he stopped the Vietnam war.
4: Studebaker | The Studebaker car were the most famous cars in the 50s/60s. The most famous one was the Bullet-Nosed Studebaker, its name is the bullet nosed because at its front it has a tip, in other words a nose, that looks like a bullet. These cars were the next best release next to television and everyone who could drive and had quite some money had this car.
5: Joe McCarthy | In 1950, Joe McCarthy was the Senator from Wisconsin, and was best known for chairing the Senate on Government Operations. He was also known for interrogations of suspects which then resulted in ruining the lives on both the innocent and guilty people. That was because he picked on people with weak personalities so they caved easily. He then later investigated on possible communists in the U.S. army and the attorney pointed out a young soldier named Joseph Welch. Joe then told him a speech on how the soldier doesn’t have respect and since it was being interrogating live on national television, people realized that the interrogations weren’t right and then Joe McCarthy left his job with shame.
6: Questions | 1. How did Marylin Monroe become famous? a. Through her parents b. Through her talent c. Through her husband d. Through money 2. The Television was also named "The Idiots Lantern" True False 3. Why was Richard Nixon a good president? a. Because he thought of men walking on the moon b. Because he was funny c. Because he stopped the Vietnam war d. Because he invented the Internet
7: 4. How did the Bullet-Nosed Studebaker get its "Bullet-Nosed" title from? a. The car has a bullet nose b. The creator has a bullet nose c. The creator got shot in the nose by a bullet d. It sounded cool 5. Where was Joe McCarthy a senator? a. Acapulco, Mexico b. Hong Kong, China c. Stockholm, Sweden d. Wisconsin, U.S.A