History Paper #3

History Paper#3 - Section 1 The argument of Mays introduction 1 This book will tell readers of domestic containment-how it emerged how it affected

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Section 1: The argument of May’s introduction. 1. This book will tell readers of “domestic containment-how it emerged, how it affected the lives of those who tried to conform to it, and how it ultimately unraveled” (18). 2. The cold war was largely an ideological struggle between the two superpowers, both hoping to increase their power and influence across the globe (8). 3. The form of family, rather than individuals, could better protect their way of life against the threat from Soviet Union. People want secure homes and secure marriages, and “containment was the key to security” (16). 3. The family was at the center of these concerns, that the domestic ideology that was taking shape provided a major response to them (13). 4. They believed that affluence, consumer goods, satisfying sex, and children would strengthen their families, enabling them to steer clear of potential disruptions (15). 5. The containment to Soviet Union leads to domestic containment, which control the personal
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2012 for the course EDUC 101 taught by Professor Asdfad during the Spring '11 term at Aquinas.

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History Paper#3 - Section 1 The argument of Mays introduction 1 This book will tell readers of domestic containment-how it emerged how it affected

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