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HIS145 The American Experience since 1945 University of Phoenix Material Fifties and Sixties Culture, Consumerism, and the Economy Matrix Student Name: Section 1—Economic Miracle. Create a matrix overview of the economic expansion following World War II. Select five of the following topics to shape a response, and explain their significance to American history: Dwight D. Eisenhower, Adlai Stevenson, The Fair Deal, Nuclear Power, Government Spending, Suburbs, The Modern West, Keynesian Economics, Corporate Consolidation, The Postwar Contract, AFL-CIO, Antibiotics, The Salk Vaccine, DDT, Television, UNIVAC, Interstate Highways, Paul Samuelson Topic Significance for American History Dwight D. Eisenhower Eisenhower was president during the 50’s a time of relative peace (despite the Korean Conflict) and prosperity. Eisenhower’s willingness to sent for local schools were desegregated was an important step in the Civil Rights movement. Antibiotics The discovery of antibiotics greatly improved the quality of human life in the twentieth century. Antibiotics are drugs such as penicillin and streptomycin used to fight infections and infectious diseases caused by bacteria.
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