Post WWII Social Transformations in the US
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Soaring birthrate from 1946 to 1964
Company that offers similar products or services in many locations.
Excessive concern with buying material goods
residential areas surrounding a city; grew with access to the automobile.
in the 1950s, millions of middle-class white people left the cities for the suburbs.
rebuilding of the poor areas of a city
the northeastern and Midwestern states of the U.S. in which heavy industry has declined. Example Pittsburgh.
states in the south and southwest that have a warm climate and tend to be politically conservative
Immigration Act of 1965
This act abolished the National Origins system; established a new policy based on reuniting immigrant families and attracting skilled labor to the United States. It allowed more individuals from Asia, African and Latin America to enter the U.S.
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