Chapter 26: Affluence and Anxiety in the Atomic Age 1950-1959 - Affluence and Anxiety in the Atomic Age 1950-1959 Election of 1952 \u25cf Dwight Eisenhower

Chapter 26: Affluence and Anxiety in the Atomic Age 1950-1959

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Affluence and Anxiety in the Atomic Age 1950-1959 Election of 1952 Dwight Eisenhower President Both Republicans and Democrats wanted him to run for their side as president Richard Nixon-VP Watergate 22 Amendment Limits a president to two terms in office The Eisenhower Years Ike-persuasive “Dynamic conversation” at home Created the Federal-aid Highway Act Created as a military means People of Plenty GI Bill Veterans Adminatstion The Baby Boom 76 million babies Suburban Frontier: William Levitt = Levittown Mass production of neighborhoods - started in New York 13 million in a decade, 3000 acres a day dug 1 house every 16 minutes Expanding Consumer Culture Automobiles TV’s Shopping centers Furniture Clothes The Great Black Migration What they found More racism “White Flight” If a black family moved into a white neighborhood, white families would move out Wome’s “Place”
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