DECADE wek 7 quiz - DECADE 1950s MOST IMPORTANT EVENT One...

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DECADE MOST IMPORTANT EVENT 1950s One of the most important events of the 1950’s was the Civil Rights Movement. The Civil Rights Movement all started unknowingly to the lady herself at the time with Rosa Parks in 1953 the day she stood her ground and would not get out of her seat for a white man. This one action would mark the future for African Americans and their right to equal rights and opportunity. As well as the Civil Rights Movement, Racial segregation in public schools was ruled unconstitutional. Many events took place in the 1950’s that could be deemed most important; in 1950 President Truman approved the production of the hydrogen bomb and sent Air force and Navy out to Korea, with the Korean Conflict coming to an end in 1953. The American economy was doing good post WW2 due to European industry coming to a stop military and economically due to damage of WW2, leading to America now producing over half of the goods going internationally, increasing job markets and lifestyle in America as people could afford to live a higher standard. Economically and Socially American people were doing a lot better. 60% of the country was now classed middle class people with larger organizations and corporations taking over and buying out smaller businesses the economy was thriving, The 1950's help one understand how there are always good times in a nation's history but also bad times as well. 1960s
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