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    Kaitlyn Coleman Mr. Kennedy HIST 2112 13 March 2017 50s TV Shows Leave it to Beaver, Father Knows Best, and Dobie Gillis all have a lot in common. They are all from the 1950s, they are all in black and white, and they have similar plot lines. In Leave it to Beaver, Beaver’s brother Wally had a track meet to go to, but he did not have any transportation to get him there. Wally’s father agreed to let him and his friends take his car only if they drove straight there and back and did not have any extra passengers. The guy driving the car, Clarence, picked up Eddie, which was against one of Wally’s dad’s rules. On the way home, Clarence took a shortcut that led to the car breaking down because he ran over a puddle. The boys pushed the car to a…

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    The iconic TV show "Leave It to Beaver" broke TV records and stole the hearts of millions of Americans with its depiction of the ideal suburban family of the 1950s. Its loyal viewership guaranteed it a run of six seasons and movie spinoffs. What made "Leave It to Beaver" such a good TV comedy was its witty dialogue, comical situations, and relatable characters. One of the things that made "Leave It to Beaver" such a good comedy of its time is the witty and well written dialogue. We see…

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    Tv Shows In The 1950's

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    From “Leave it to Beaver” in the 1950s toe “Modern Family” in the present day, there have been some dramatic changes to what the American family looks like in TV shows as the decades progress. Although all the T.V shows display fictional families and situations, the cultural trends and norms are accurately depicted in each show. These changing trends are evident as we progress though decades. The changes most evident in the TV shows through the decades are the structure, culture, and dynamics of…

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    Imagine being a kid living in the 1960’s, and experiencing the everyday lifestyle that they lived in compared to the society we live in now. Modern Family and Leave it to Beaver are two families that come from completely different time eras, and most would argue that family lifestyle and social norms in today's society have changed drastically. In Leave it to beaver and Modern Family the way society dresses between each show is very diverse, the way each family raises their kids and portrays a…

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    Leave it to Beaver vs. Last Man Standing: A Compare and Contrast The structure and topic selected for this paper is a compare and contrast of two family sitcoms, “Leave it to Beaver”, from the 1950’s, and “Last Man Standing”, from present day. Throughout this paper we will compare the similarities and differences in the plot of the shows, the values they present, the structure of the families, and the roles they play. In addition, we will determine application of the sociological concepts of…

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    On July 21st, 1969 the world received a baby girl that would one day become one of the most intriguing, amiable and hardworking fashion photographers to date. Born as an only child, Cheryl’s younger years were filled with great love from her parents and grandparents, along with loneliness due to her lack of siblings. This loneliness is what Cheryl says sparked her love for pets and more importantly her creativity. From training her Weiner dog Jake to run through the colorful jungle gyms of her…

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    American life has not been easy for me because of tradition susceptible values of America. I am going to analyze the American culture during this time to show how it is idealists sought America to me, but reality shows life different. Several shows during this era such as Leave it to Beaver or Father Loves Lucy show American life as being simple and great, where the father is believed to be the foundation and owning a suburban home. Leave it to Beaver plays a great role in showing the…

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    The cultural influences that prospect the lives of nearly everyone in this day in age is grand. Influences from what clothes to buy to possibly who to vote for president. This greater influence is even an enforcer of gender rule, stereotypes, norms, and expectations. Gendered expectations such as the women are to be silent and homely housewives and that the men are to be loud opinionated powerful and the bread winner. Archaic family tropes in television such as “I Love Lucy” and “Leave It To…

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    Research Paper On Beavers

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    Beavers are most well known for their distinctive home-building that can be seen in rivers and streams. The beavers dam is built from twigs, sticks, leaves and mud and are surprisingly strong. Here the beavers can catch their food and swim in the water. Beavers are nocturnal animals existing in the forests of Europe and North America (the Canadian beaver is the most common beaver). Beavers use their large, flat shaped tails, to help with dam building and it also allows the beavers to swim at…

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    bond that people form together and often represents more than just a relationship. Bonds can represent life, love, friendship and a sense of togetherness. Through nuclear families we often tend to see a supportive network of individuals between kin, parents and other blood related relatives. Are these bonds always represented in our world, through different networks, whether its neighbors, friends, movies or television? This essay will compare the nuclear family of the 1950s to diverse…

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