Building on the economic base left after the war, American society became more ... Not all Americans participated equally in these expanding life opportunities ...
As the Cold War unfolded in the decade and a half after World War II, the United States ... After 1945 the major corporations in America grew even larger. ... sophisticated advertisements for products said to be necessary for the good life.
Dec 28, 2006 ... ON THE MAKING OF A NATION: We look at the growth of suburbs and other changes in the American population in the years following World ...
In 1945, the United States was a far different country than it subsequently ... After World War II, the United States clashed with the Soviet Union over such issues ...
Family life changed dramatically in the years after World War II. Marriages ... All of this went along with a significant expansion of the American middle class.
Jul 18, 2015 ... Even as World War II was ending 70 years ago, Americans already ... •A young, black Army lieutenant was court-martialed in 1944 after he ...
Paranoia, nevertheless, was not an effect that followed immediately after the close ... with great strength for more than a decade.1 Life in America, consequently, ...
The post-World War II United States went through a period of unprecedented .... Immediately after the war, 12 million returning veterans were in need of work, ...
Mar 24, 2010 ... After the December 7, 1941, Japanese attack on the American naval fleet at Pearl ... and everyday life across the country was dramatically altered. .... READ MORE: See Photos of WWII Naval Cadets Training Like Pro Athletes.
Postwar consumerism was praised as a patriotic contribution to the ultimate success of the American way of life.