Post War America (chapter 27 and 29.1) grade 10
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Became president when FDR died?
Harry S. Truman, unpopular In Southern states.
Truman promised the Fair Deal which was..
Campaign promises for health care farm aid amoung other thing.
Governor of New York
Southern Democrats who disapproved of Truman's stance on civil rights
President of the dixiecrats
Truman, huge political upset
GI Bill of Rights
Aimed at helping World War II veterans reintegrate into society-College education and low interest home loans
Us not impacted by war
World needs our products, Americans were living better
Jobs (suburbs needed homes, schools, businesses, ect.)
Consumerism becomes part of the US lifestyle- Which led to planned obsolescence
Products are designed to wear out or become obsolete and need replacement, keeps people putting money back into the economy.
Election of 1952
R- Dwight d. Eisenhower
D- Adlai e. Stevenson
Allows for transport of soldiers and can act as emergency landing strips for bomber, laid down Highway's
Interstate highway act 1956
Good things about it
Jobs, businesses, increased use of parks, growth of the suburbs
Bad things about it
Widens gap between rich and poor, noise, pollution, billboards, more deaths from accidents, ect.
Game show that allowed contestants to see answers
Contestant that was most famous
Charles Van Doren- began getting guessed appearances, but scandal eventually broke.
Allows for the creation of small cheap radios allowing teen still have them in their rooms
Sex symbols and tragic figures
Marilyn Munroe and James dean
Artists who challenges the 1950s conformity
The beat movement "beats"
Plessy v. Fergusson -separate but equal
Allows for a legal segregation and showed Jim Crow laws
Nine black students attend Little Rock central high school
Students were Assulted, had to be escorted out of the building
LR9 (little rock 9)
The first time since Civil War that delete troops were being used to block a federal law.
Arrested for not moving Seat on bus for whites- Montgomery Alabama
Changing someone's mind
Leader of boycott
First available computer
Record producers paid DJ's to play album
Company that owns many smaller companies
Government attempted to make cities better
Discover polio vaccine
FCC- Federal communications commission
Leader of Naacp
Student nonviolent coordinate committee
Plessy v. f, overturned by
Brown v. Board of education
When whites left cities for suburbs
Arkansas government opposed to integration
Mexicans hired and allowed into the US to harvest crops.
Eliminated support for Native Americans, relocated them into the cities but we're unable to find jobs in became poor.
SCLC Southern Christian leadership conference
It's purpose was to carry-on nonviolent crusades against the evils
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