World War Two finally ended in Augustof 1945.Life in the United States began toreturn to normal.Soldiers began to come home and findjobs.Factories stopped producing warmaterials and began to produce goodsfor peacetime.
Business was quickly developing.There were plenty of goods to buy, andmost Americans could afford to buy themNew industries, new products, new townsappeared during these years.By 1960 94% of Americans who wanted ajob had one.Many peoples worked in the city and livedin the suburbs.
At the same time, other changesbegan to take place in society.Many Americans were no longersatisfied with their old ways of life.They wanted something new andbetter. And many were now earningenough money to find that betterlife.
Millions of Americans moved out ofcities and small towns. They boughtnewly built homes in suburbancommunities outside busy cities.Today, we look at the growth of suburbsand other changes in the Americanpopulation in the years after World WarTwo.
TelevisionDuring the 1950’s more and more peoplebegan to watch television.90% of American families had TV sets.People were spending more and more timewatching TV.Television brought man interesting andentertaining shows into American livingrooms.The evening news was like a livingnewspaper.
The United States counts its populationevery 10 years.The first census took place in 1790. At thattime, the country had about 4 millionpeople.100 years later, in 1890, the population was63 million.By 1950, there were more than 150 millionpeople living in the United States.
Performed by:Onica AnastasiaOsipova Elena1LM2Checked by:Pomazanovschi Irina