How has the American family changed in the last 50 years?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 1:02 am ad1c9bdddf
Fifty years ago was the 1960s, also known as the baby boom era; since the war ended and soldiers were coming home to their wives. The 1960s brought the rise of Barbie, mini-skirts and go-go boots, The Civil Rights Movement, and the death of a president. An increase in immigration, race riots, the Vietnam War, and draft dodging was the second half of the 1960s. Family values were high priorities in the 1960s.
The American Family has changed drastically over this time. In the 1960s an American household was comprised of a same color mom and dad, and their two biological children. The marriage was the first and only marriage for both, and produced a high average of one boy and one girl per family.
Today, 2010, you could not even tell who belongs in a family and people's relations. Parents today range from being one person, two women or men, ...
How the American family has changed in the last fifty years is analyzed. Two references are provided.