Economic growth was at its peak in the early 1950s

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58. Economic growth was at its peak in the early 1950s when military spending was at its highest.
Page: 786 59. Between 1945–1950, ten percent of all the new businesses in the United States began in Los Angeles.
Page: 787 60. The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organization resolved their differences during the 1950s.
Pages: 787-788 61. The twentieth century saw more progress in the development of medical science than had occurred in all the centuries before.
Page: 789 62. Since World War II, the developments in antibiotics have made bacterial infections one of the most successfully treated of all human illnesses.
Page: 789 63. The first large scale use of the pesticide DDT was to improve American crop production.
Page: 790 64. The development of the transistor was the electronic breakthrough which led to computers.
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Page: 791 65. By the late 1950s, Remington Rand was the largest American maker of business computers.
Page: 792 66. Early missile research in the United States was conducted almost entirely by the air force.
Page: 793 67. By the late 1950s, the United States could send a guided missile several thousand miles.
Page: 793 68. The first American space satellite went into orbit shortly before the Soviet Union achieved the same feat.
Page: 793 69. John Glenn was the first American launched into space.
Page: 794 70. Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin were the first men to walk on the moon.
Page: 794 71. Consumer credit cards were developed in the years following World War II.
Page: 795 72. In the 1950s, the Disney company was able to effectively market entertainment as a tool to sell consumer goods.
Page: 795 73. For many Americans, suburbs offered greater privacy, as well as a sense of community.
Page: 795 74. Dr. Benjamin Spock made a career of helping women have professional careers and be mothers at the same time.
Page: 796 75. The number of women working outside the home declined between 1945 and 1960.
Page: 795 76. In the 1950s, advertisers played the most important role in television programming.
Page: 797 77. During the 1950s, television created a uniform image of American life, even as it showed conditions that could well accentuate social conflict.
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