Lecture 17 - Postwar Culture

Lecture 17 - Postwar Culture - Postwar Culture Postwar...

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Unformatted text preview: Postwar Culture Postwar Culture Outline Outline Main Characteristics – Prosperity Origins Consequences – Fear – Conformity Other groups – – – Youth Culture Gender African­Americans Criticisms Consequences Main Characteristics ­ Main Characteristics ­ Prosperity Overview of postwar economy Origins – – – – – Government spending GI Bill International politics Pent­up demand Education Consequences – Consumerism – – Cars – TVs – Advertising – Credit Suburbanization Mobility Levittown, NY Main Characteristics – Fear & Main Characteristics – Fear & Conformity Fear – Nuclear Warfare – Cold War and communism Conformity – Fear – Mobility – Workplace – Culture Other Groups Other Groups Youth culture Gender and women African­Americans – Great Migration – Government and Aid – Education – Leadership training Criticisms & Consequences Criticisms & Consequences Criticisms – General – The Beats – Youth Delinquency Consequences ...
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This note was uploaded on 06/03/2011 for the course HIST 112 taught by Professor Littlefield during the Spring '08 term at South Carolina.

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