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01:06 Today’s Points 1. In the context of nuclear insecurity, Americans found refuge in prosperity, consumerism, and in the highly-controlled and predictable spaces of the suburbs. 2. The American suburbs served as the backdrop for the realization of a new family- and child- centered lifestyle. 3. But American’s new lifestyles raised the question whether these new ideals marked a realization of liberty or its fundamental betrayal. A Culture of Individual Freedom or Conformity? Lecture 24 Pt. I—Security through Capitalism and Prosperity A. Physical Fear and Insecurity B. The Postwar Economic Boom POSSIBLE ID C. Fight Communism: Go Shopping! Both become tied not just to the enjoyment of basic political or civil rights but to the right to enjoy material goods, consumer products, and consumer choices Q. What is consumerism and a consumer good? Consumerism
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course HIST 207 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '06 term at Cal Poly.

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