Tuesday, May 28, 2013

The American Dream 1950's

What were some causes for the baby boom?
  • Some causes for the baby boom was the war was over and love ones came home and wanted to start a family.
What did Americans have to do in order to support all the new  babies being bron?

  • Had to make more jobs, new school and homes.
How did the role of women change in 1950's?
  • Women were considered homemakers and the role was glorified in society. They were also refered to as "key figures in all suburbia ... keepers of the suburban dream.
What change allowed the American car explosion to occur?
  • Easy credit terms and extensive advertisement persuaded Americans to buy cars in record numbers causing the American car explosion.

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