Module 13
Strong economy (healthy job market, increased productivity,
increased demand for American products)
……a healthy job market increased productivitya healthy job market increased productivity
and a demand for American product...
“The Baby Boom”, which led to changing demographics
Interstate highway system
A Need for More Housing and CarsA Need for More Housing and Cars
The entire system, as of 2006,
has a total length of 46,876 miles (75,440 km), making it both
the largest highway system i...
Evolving role of women (expected to play supporting role in the
family, but increasingly working outside the home)
Role of Eleanor Roosevelt in expanding human rights
EleanorEleanor
RooseveltRoosevelt::
HelpedHelped
expandexpand
women’s andwomen’s and
workers’workers’
rights…rights…
Elean...
……she alsoshe also
wanted equalwanted equal
rights forrights for
AfricanAfrican
Americans andAmericans and
otherother
mino...
……and wasand was
U.S.U.S.
delegate todelegate to
the Unitedthe United
Nations.Nations.
Growth of suburbs
……thethe suburbssuburbs and changing demographics.and changing demographics.
Module 13 - U.S. Cultural Mish-Mash
Module 13 - U.S. Cultural Mish-Mash
Module 13 - U.S. Cultural Mish-Mash
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  • Library of Congress
  • Archive Photos
  • http://www.art.com/asp/sp-asp/_/PD--10006715/sOrig--CAT/sOrigID--6467/Eleanor_Roosevelt.htm?ui=C522B579A1D548E8BDC402C1D9C25403
  • Marian Anderson receives the Spingarn Medal from Eleanor Roosevelt / NAACP Collection, Prints and Photographs Division. (8-12)
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Library & Museum; Library I.D. 56480(1) - 01/1946 - 09-2434a; http://www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu/fdrpho50.html
  • Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census
  • Module 13 - U.S. Cultural Mish-Mash

    1. 1. Module 13
    2. 2. Strong economy (healthy job market, increased productivity, increased demand for American products)
    3. 3. ……a healthy job market increased productivitya healthy job market increased productivity and a demand for American products.and a demand for American products.
    4. 4. “The Baby Boom”, which led to changing demographics
    5. 5. Interstate highway system
    6. 6. A Need for More Housing and CarsA Need for More Housing and Cars
    7. 7. The entire system, as of 2006, has a total length of 46,876 miles (75,440 km), making it both the largest highway system in the world and the largest public works project in history. The Interstate Highway System is a subsystem of the National Highway System. The Interstate Highway System was authorized by the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 – popularly known as the National Interstate and Defense Highways Act of 1956 – on June 29.
    8. 8. Evolving role of women (expected to play supporting role in the family, but increasingly working outside the home)
    9. 9. Role of Eleanor Roosevelt in expanding human rights
    10. 10. EleanorEleanor RooseveltRoosevelt:: HelpedHelped expandexpand women’s andwomen’s and workers’workers’ rights…rights… Eleanor Roosevelt 1884 - 1962
    11. 11. ……she alsoshe also wanted equalwanted equal rights forrights for AfricanAfrican Americans andAmericans and otherother minorities…minorities… Marian Anderson receives the Spingarn Medal from Eleanor Roosevelt
    12. 12. ……and wasand was U.S.U.S. delegate todelegate to the Unitedthe United Nations.Nations.
    13. 13. Growth of suburbs
    14. 14. ……thethe suburbssuburbs and changing demographics.and changing demographics.

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