Explain the role of women in 1950s American society. What were women expected to do? What kind of work did they perform? How was this idealized lifestyle supposed to be a weapon in the Cold War? Be sure to use Richard Nixons kitchen debate in your answer, as well as the idea that the home became the center of freedom.
For your midterm essay, select ONE of the questions andwrite an essay 3-5 pages in length answering the question with little outside research. In other words, your answer should be unique and in your own voice.
A proper essay should contain an introduction with a thesis statement, several supporting body paragraphs, and a concluding paragraph with reliable sources, if any, to support your arguments. Do Not Use Wikipedia.
Make sure to cite your sources according to MLA or Chicago/Turabian writing manuals
Remember, if you use more than three sequential words of another person, website, etc, cite the author. If you paraphrase an original idea or concept of another, cite the author.