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Honors US HistoryName:

Chapter 22 Reading Outline Class Period:

Due Date: Thursday, April 17, 2014

Below, I have provided a framework for the Chapter 22 outline. You are responsible for filling in the outline with 1-2 sentences per section, explaining the importance of each section, until the entire chapter is fully outlined. *** Remember, if there is a bold-faced or italicized vocabulary word, it should always be included in the explanation of the section in which it appears!!!! DUE: THURSDAY APRIL 17TH.

CHAPTER 22: Postwar Confidence and Anxiety (1945-1960)

I. Section 1: An Economic Boom

A. The Nation Recovers From War

1. The GI Bill Aids Returning Soldiers

2. A Baby Boom Fills Classrooms

3. Converting From a Wartime Economy

4. US Dominates the World Economy

5. Technological Progress Boosts Productivity

6. Government Spending Supports Growth

B. Truman Overcomes Huge Obstacles

1. Grappling With Congress and Labor

2. Angering Segregationists (executive order here)

3. Truman Upsets Dewey

4. Truman Proposes a Fair Deal

C. Eisenhower Charts a Middle Path

II. Section 2: A Society on the Move

A. Americans Move to the Suburbs

1. Suburbs Attract Young Americans

2. The Car Culture Takes Over

B. Eisenhower Interstate Highway System

C. Migrating to the Sunbelt

1. Seeking the Benefits of the Sunbelt

2. Impact of Migration

D. The American Economy Changes Focus

1. The Service Sector Grows

2. Entrepreneurs Start Businesses

3. American Corporations go Multinational

4. Unions Consolidate Their Gains

E. Educational Opportunities Expand

1. Government Provides Funding For Education

2. Education Is Democratized

III. Section 3: Mass Culture and Family Life

A. The Culture of Consumerism

1. Spending Is Easy

2. Buying New Conveniences

B. Family Life in the Fifties

1. Portraying the Ideal Family

2. Children Are the Focus

3. Celebrating a Religious Revival

4. Improved Healthcare Benefits Baby Boomers

C. Television Takes Center Stage

D. Rock-and-Roll Shakes the Nation

1. Drawing on African American Roots

2. Attracting a Wider Audience

IV. Section 4: Dissent and Discontent

A. Critics Reject the Fifties Culture

1. Objecting to Conformity

2. The Beats Reject Middle-Class Life

B. Rural and Urban Poverty

1. Cities Suffer a Decline

2. The Rural Poor Also Suffer

C. Other Americans Face Injustice

1. Puerto Ricans

2. Mexicans

2. Native Americans

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