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BY: CLARA SANTOS Chapter 29: America At Midcentury 1945-1960
GI Bill of Rights
Full Employment Act
Council of Economic Advisors
Postwar inflation
Threatened railroad strike of 1946
Taft-Hartley Act
Baby boom
Post-World War II suburbanization
William Levitt
Highway Act of 1956
Practice of redlining
Harry Truman
Roosevelt's "Second Bill of Rights"
Progressive party
Dixiecrats
Presidential campaign and election of 1948
Fair Deal
Dwight Eisenhower
Dynamic conservatism
Sputnik
National Defense Education Act of 1957
Atomic Energy Act of 1954
Military-industrial complex
The vital center
Era of consensus
Venona project
Atomic civil defense program
Redbaiting
Truman's loyalty program (Employee Loyalty Program)
House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)
Hollywood Ten
Senator Joseph McCarthy
Internal Security Act of 1950 (McCarran Act)
Communist Control Act of 1954
Alger Hiss case
Ethel and Julius Rosenberg
Army-McCarthy hearings
To Secure These Rights
Treatment and Opportunity in the Armed Services
NAACP'S Legal Defense and Education Fund  Charles Hamilton Houston Thurgood Marshall
Smith v. Allwright and Morgan v. Virginia   Smith v Allwright Morgan v Virginia
Shelly v. Kramer
An American Dilemma, Native Son,  and  Black Boy
Jackie Robinson
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
Emmett Till
White Citizens Councils
Rosa Parks
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Civil Rights Act of 1957
"The Treaty of Detroit"
Growth of the Sunbelt
The transistor
Emergence of a national middle class culture
Television
"Middle-classness" of television programming
Consumer culture
Post-World War II Religious Revival
Gender role in families of the 1950s
Dr. Spock
Modern Women: The Lost Sex
The "crisis of masculinity"
William H. Whyte
Dr. Alfred Kinsey
Hugh Hefner
"Youth culture"
Slinky, Mr. Potato Head, and Davy Crockett
Rock 'n' roll
Elvis Presley
The 1950s upsurge in juvenile delinquency
Critics of the 1950 conformity
Environmental costs associated with economic growth
Planned obsolescence
Silent Spring
Urban and rural poverty of the 1950s
National Housing Act of 1949
1950s growth of agribusiness
Eisenhower's termination policy
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    1. 1. BY: CLARA SANTOS Chapter 29: America At Midcentury 1945-1960
    2. 2. GI Bill of Rights
    3. 3. Full Employment Act
    4. 4. Council of Economic Advisors
    5. 5. Postwar inflation
    6. 6. Threatened railroad strike of 1946
    7. 7. Taft-Hartley Act
    8. 8. Baby boom
    9. 9. Post-World War II suburbanization
    10. 10. William Levitt
    11. 11. Highway Act of 1956
    12. 12. Practice of redlining
    13. 13. Harry Truman
    14. 14. Roosevelt's "Second Bill of Rights"
    15. 15. Progressive party
    16. 16. Dixiecrats
    17. 17. Presidential campaign and election of 1948
    18. 18. Fair Deal
    19. 19. Dwight Eisenhower
    20. 20. Dynamic conservatism
    21. 21. Sputnik
    22. 22. National Defense Education Act of 1957
    23. 23. Atomic Energy Act of 1954
    24. 24. Military-industrial complex
    25. 25. The vital center
    26. 26. Era of consensus
    27. 27. Venona project
    28. 28. Atomic civil defense program
    29. 29. Redbaiting
    30. 30. Truman's loyalty program (Employee Loyalty Program)
    31. 31. House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)
    32. 32. Hollywood Ten
    33. 33. Senator Joseph McCarthy
    34. 34. Internal Security Act of 1950 (McCarran Act)
    35. 35. Communist Control Act of 1954
    36. 36. Alger Hiss case
    37. 37. Ethel and Julius Rosenberg
    38. 38. Army-McCarthy hearings
    39. 39. To Secure These Rights
    40. 40. Treatment and Opportunity in the Armed Services
    41. 41. NAACP'S Legal Defense and Education Fund Charles Hamilton Houston Thurgood Marshall
    42. 42. Smith v. Allwright and Morgan v. Virginia Smith v Allwright Morgan v Virginia
    43. 43. Shelly v. Kramer
    44. 44. An American Dilemma, Native Son, and Black Boy
    45. 45. Jackie Robinson
    46. 46. Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
    47. 47. Emmett Till
    48. 48. White Citizens Councils
    49. 49. Rosa Parks
    50. 50. Martin Luther King, Jr.
    51. 51. Montgomery Bus Boycott
    52. 52. Southern Christian Leadership Conference
    53. 53. Civil Rights Act of 1957
    54. 54. "The Treaty of Detroit"
    55. 55. Growth of the Sunbelt
    56. 56. The transistor
    57. 57. Emergence of a national middle class culture
    58. 58. Television
    59. 59. "Middle-classness" of television programming
    60. 60. Consumer culture
    61. 61. Post-World War II Religious Revival
    62. 62. Gender role in families of the 1950s
    63. 63. Dr. Spock
    64. 64. Modern Women: The Lost Sex
    65. 65. The "crisis of masculinity"
    66. 66. William H. Whyte
    67. 67. Dr. Alfred Kinsey
    68. 68. Hugh Hefner
    69. 69. "Youth culture"
    70. 70. Slinky, Mr. Potato Head, and Davy Crockett
    71. 71. Rock 'n' roll
    72. 72. Elvis Presley
    73. 73. The 1950s upsurge in juvenile delinquency
    74. 74. Critics of the 1950 conformity
    75. 75. Environmental costs associated with economic growth
    76. 76. Planned obsolescence
    77. 77. Silent Spring
    78. 78. Urban and rural poverty of the 1950s
    79. 79. National Housing Act of 1949
    80. 80. 1950s growth of agribusiness
    81. 81. Eisenhower's termination policy
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