Amex: Chapter 15

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Amex: Chapter 15
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  1. Provided veterans finantial aid for education and housing
    GI bill
  2. dismantling of the huge US war machine
    demobilization
  3. two benefits for working for a corporation
    • paid vaca
    • healthcare
  4. most signifcant postwar population shift
    from cities to suburbs
  5. location of levitttown
    NY
  6. community at the edge of city
    suburb
  7. offered peace of mind, security and sense of belonging. membership increased rapidly from 40s-60s
    church
  8. peaked in 1957, a baby born every seven seconds
    baby boom
  9. TV program from 50s
    Buffalo Bob
  10. Dr. Jonas Stalk is famous for this
    polio vaccine
  11. Betty Friedan wrote this book to ID dissatisfaction of some women
    The Feminine Mystique
  12. Name of book second to Bibile in sales in the 1950s
    Baby and Childcare
  13. those unable to achieve American Dream
    minorities/poor
  14. topic of michal Harrington's The Other America
    the invisable poor
  15. located in southeastern US, hardhit with poverty post WW2
    Appalation Mountains
  16. From 1953-1956, this program deported 3 million illegal Mexican aliens
    Operation Wetback
  17. Voluntary Relocation program helped this group find housing and jobs in the cities
    Native Americans
  18. During the postwar period did the numbers of farms increase or decrease?
    decrease
  19. The approximate cost of a house in levittown, NY
    $12,150
  20. Wrote Baby and Child Care
    Dr. Benjamin Spock
  21. Wrote the Feminine Mystique
    Betty Friedan

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