U.S. History Semester 2 (4.4.2 Quiz: Culture of Prosperity)
Pertains to things I couldn't care less about.
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What did the G.I. Bill help ex-soldiers to do?
Buy a house
Which was not a result of the baby boom that followed World War II?
Men began to have increased health problems.
During the economic boom, advertisers:
tried to show a lifestyle that consumers would want to copy.
How did the G.I. Bill affect colleges?
All of the above (it increased demand for teachers, it increased demand for support workers on campus & it increased demand for construction on campuses).
Which postwar group was targeted by advertisers of products like rock and roll records and blue jeans?
Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev believed that:
history was on his side.
In the "kitchen debate," Richard Nixon argued:
that the American system was designed to take advantage of new technology.
Why did home ownership increase after World War II?
All of the above (mortgages paid over longer time periods were available, down payments became less important when buying a home & people were prepared to take on debt to get the things they wanted).
By the late 1940s, the United States produced ________ of all the economic output in the world.
What is a "nuclear family"?
A household made up of a father, mother, and their children
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