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