Flashcards in Chapter 27-The 1950s Deck (26):
During the 1950s, income rises and allows for many Americans to become ____
home owners in the Suburbs
During the 1950s, the fastest growing industry is ____.
Advertising of products for sale
These large companies invest heavily in overseas regions and are called ____
The practice of slowing work in order to create more jobs by unions is called ____
The St.Lawrence Seaway increases trade on the ____
The book that described the clash between the poor and well off during the 1950s is ____
The Affluent Society by Galbraith
During the 1950s, many _____ stayed home and kept clean houses
This was one of the first nearly all white suburbs.
This region was very impoverished area, primarily in West Virginia.
Many Mexicans came to the United States during the decades of the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s with the ____ program as farm laborers.
These Americans were ranks among the poorest of all Americans.
Native American Indians
He wrote The Other America of people who lived below the poverty line such as regions including inner cities and Appalachia
This described cultural differences between parents and children during the 1950s.
He led the beginnings of popular Rock-n-Roll music in America.
This media gain importance for entertainment during the 1950s.
He was a cultural rebel who led the Beat movement during the 1950s.
He claimed to have won the 1948 election even though he lost to Harry Truman.
Thomas Dewey, Republican
This was Harry Truman's economic policy
In 1952, Harry Truman does not run for president because his popularity was so low as a result of _____
The Korean War
Eisenhower's most substantial economic building program was called ___
Federal Highway Act
He was Eisenhower's Vice President
This was the Anti-Union law passed by Congress in 1948.
These two men developed a vaccine against Polio in the 1950s.
Salk and Sabin
This new invention made electronics miniturized
This was an early computer