By the late 1950s, Remington Rand was the largest American maker of business computers.
Early missile research in the United States was conducted almost entirely by the air force.
By the late 1950s, the United States could send a guided missile several thousand miles.
The first American space satellite went into orbit shortly before the Soviet Union achieved the same
John Glenn was the first American launched into space.
Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin were the first men to walk on the moon.
Consumer credit cards were developed in the years following World War II.
In the 1950s, the Disney company was able to effectively market entertainment as a tool to sell
For many Americans, suburbs offered greater privacy, as well as a sense of community.
Dr. Benjamin Spock made a career of helping women have professional careers and be mothers at
the same time.
The number of women working outside the home declined between 1945 and 1960.
In the 1950s, advertisers played the most important role in television programming.