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  • 1. Chapter 27 The Post War Boom
  • 2. PARTICIPATION
    • Page 842 chart
      • For each graph, indicate which years showed the biggest increases.
      • Read “Remarkable Recovery.” What created this economic growth after WWII?
  • 3. Review World War II (pg 804)
    • Long-term causes
      • German discontent with Treaty of Versailles
      • Economic instability in Europe
      • Rise of totalitarian governments (Mussolini, Hitler)
    • Short-term causes
      • Expansion of Germany, Italy, and Japan
      • Failure of appeasement
      • German invasion of Poland
      • Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
  • 4. Review World War II (pg 804)
    • The Allies
    • Axis Powers
    • Pearl Harbor
    • Propaganda
    • Womens’ Baseball
    • Adolf Hitler
    • The Holocaust
    • Benito Mussolini
    • Joseph Stalin
    • Winston Churchill
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    • D-Day
    • Battle of Britain
    • Atomic Bomb
    • Battle of Stalingrad
    • Aircraft of WWII
    • Japanese Internment
    • Nuremburg Trials
  • 5. Review World War II (pg 804)
    • Immediate Effects
      • Defeat of Axis Powers
      • Destruction, immense loss of life
      • Recognition of Holocaust
      • Founding of United Nations
    • Long-term Effects
      • Rise of U.S. and Soviet Union as superpowers
      • Cold War
      • Soviet control of Eastern Europe
      • Divided Germany
      • Development of nuclear capability
  • 6. Chapter 27- The Post War Boom
    • Readjusting
        • GI Bill of Rights
          • Paid part of tuition
          • Unemployment benefits
          • Low-interest loans to buy homes/businesses
        • Housing crisis
          • Suburbs : small residential communities surrounding cities
          • Levittown
          • Page 857
  • 7. Chapter 27- The Post War Boom
    • Readjusting
        • Family changes
          • Women working found new independence
        • Economic recovery
          • War savings meant people had money to spend when the war ended
          • Page 842
  • 8. Chapter 27- The Post War Boom
    • Harry Truman
        • Roosevelt died in 1945
        • “ The Buck Stops Here”
        • Truman supports Civil Rights
          • Asked for ban on poll tax, a federal anti-lynching law, and a permanent civil rights commission
        • Higher prices and lower wages plagued his presidency
  • 9. Chapter 27- The Post War Boom
    • Truman and Ike
        • Fair Deal
          • Extension of Roosevelt’s New Deal
          • Nationwide system of health insurance
          • Crop-subsidy system
        • Korean War
          • Stalemate
        • Dwight D. Eisenhower up for election
          • “ I Like Ike” (1952)
  • 10. Chapter 27- The Post War Boom
    • Eisenhower’s Presidency
      • “ Modern Republicanism”
        • Conservative with money
        • Liberal with human beings
      • Brown v. Board of Education
        • Public schools must be racially integrated
      • Civil rights protests
        • Civil disobedience
  • 11. Chapter 27- American Dream
    • Split Sections 2 and 3 into six parts
      • 5 groups
      • Each group gets one part to read
        • As a group, create a summary of the most important parts of your reading
        • Each group member must write the summary down
      • Then, we’ll re-number and make 6 new groups
        • Each new group will have at least one person from each of the original groups
        • Must create a presentation of the sections for the class
        • Should be six different presentations
  • 12.
        • The Organization and Organization Man
        • Suburban Lifestyle
        • Automobile Culture and Road to Suburbia
        • Consumerism Unbound
        • New Era of Mass Media and Emergence of Teenager
        • Subculture and African Americans and Rock n Roll
    Chapter 27- American Dream