The booming 1950s Intro: think about the tree sessions - Context: post war triumphant America - Superpower yet vulnerability - Paradox of prosperity and fear - Booming economy/political conservatism - Segregation - Anti-communism Truman becoming president in 1945/1948-1952 Eisenhower 1952-1956-1960 I. The affluent society A. War induced prosperity Increase of the workforce, importance of war industry. Aircraft, bombs were produced. The US military presence remained throughout the 1950's. Very dynamic domestic market while you have many opportunities. The reconstruction of the international community established the Breton Hoods agreements organized by the Allies to reconstruct the World.
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I) the booming 1950's
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Delacourt l.Assistante d'éducationHistoire contemporaine : XIXe, XXe et XXIeamerican history 1945