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Module 13 vocab
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GI Bill of Rights
law passed by congress that provided financial and educational benefits for World War II veterans
residential town or community near a city
Harry S Truman
president after WWII
southern democrat who left the party
President Truman's economic and social program
major corporation that owns smaller companies in unrelated industries
a company that offers similar products or services in many locations
Soaring birthrate from 1946 to 1964
Dr. Jonas Salk
Developer of a vaccine to prevent polio
Excessive concern with buying material goods
Purposely making products to become outdated or wear out quickly
means of communication that reach large audiences
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Government agency that regulates the communications industry
Writers who made fun of the conformity and materialism of mainstream American society
rock 'n' roll
Form of popular music, characterized by heavy rhythms and simple melodies, that developed from rhythm and blues in the 1950s
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