Chapter 16: Postwar America†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††† Name____________________

GI Bill

 

 

 

 

Miners strike

Closed shop

 

 

Taft Hartley Act

 

 

Right to work

 

 

Union shops

Trumanís Legislative agenda 1946

Election of 1948

 

 

Do nothing Congress

 

 

 

Fair Deal

 

 

Minimum wage

National Housing Act of 1949

 

 

Social Security

Dixiecrats

 

 

Strom Thurman

The Eisenhower Years

 

 

DynamicConservative

 

 

Creeping socialism

 

 

 

Federal Highway Act

 

 

Great Lake seaway

Social security under Eisenhower

American Abundance

 

 

Prosperity

Kenneth Galbraith

Disposable income

 

 

Advertising

 

 

 

Growth of suburbia

 

 

Levittown

Baby Boom

White collar jobs

 

 

Blue collar

Multinational Corporations

 

 

Franchise

Conformity

 

 

 

 

 

Advances in electronics

Medical Miracles

 

 

Polio

New Mass Media

Television

Rock n Roll

 

 

Generation Gap

 

 

Beat Movement

 

 

Jack Kerouac

African American Entertainers(list)

 

 

 

 

Poverty Line

Decline of the inner city

 

African Americans (poverty)

Hispanics(poverty)

 

 

Bracero Program

Native Americans(poverty)

 

 

Termination

 

 

Appalachia

Juvenile Delinquency