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Unformatted text preview: The Strategic Air Command was an Air Force branch which was involved/ • prominent in developing the B52 bomber The cult of domesticity was idealized by shows like " Leave it to Beaver " • In actuality, many women were becoming involved in the workforce ◦ Elvis Presley revolutionized and truly gave birth to rock 'n' roll • The Disney line game onto the scene in the 1950s • Chicago native Hugh Heffner started the magazine known as Playboy • David Riesman wrote the book The Lonely Crowd which showed the • dehumanization and facelessness of the period Dwight D. Eisenhower represented a leader who could be prominent abroad • and continue the American period of af¡uence Running mate Richard M. Nixon was seen as controversial ◦ He was known to accept campaign gifts...truly in the form of bribes ‣ Responded to such accusations in delivering the Checker's Speech ‣ Tried to convince the people that he was a trustworthy and respectable • person With Eisenhower coming into of¢ce, he brought along with him a promise to...
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course GENERAL 101 taught by Professor None during the Spring '12 term at Aurora University.
- Spring '12