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Unformatted text preview: urban decay • The United States is now the wealthiest nation in the world, but only white benefited • McCarthy says that most communism is in the government • James Dean made jeans fashionable, not just farmer’s attire • 20% of Americans still live in poverty • More women are in the workforce than any other time (making 65% less than men) • Increases in divorce • Emit Till accused of whistling at a white girl lynched • American racism was used by communist to show the un-freedoms of the United States • 1955 was the last reported lynching • We started giving money to France in 1954 for Vietnam • The Vietnam war lasted through four Presidents (Ike, JFK, LBJ, and Nixon) • More people (including women) are going to college...
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2009 for the course HIST 17c taught by Professor Kaulman during the Spring '07 term at UCSB.
- Spring '07