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Chapter 15 Section 2 The Industrialized Democracies

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The Industrialized Democracies. Chapter 15 Section 2. America Prospers & Changes. America Plays Central Role United Nations, World Bank, and IMF headquarters in U.S. Postwar American Boom Recession Periods of economy shrinking Suburbanization Moving away from urban centers Oil Shock - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Chapter 15 Section 2

The Industrialized Democracies

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America Plays Central RoleUnited Nations, World Bank, and IMF

headquarters in U.S.Postwar American Boom

RecessionPeriods of economy shrinking

SuburbanizationMoving away from urban centers

Oil ShockOPEC decreased oil exports to U.S.

America Prospers & Changes

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SegregationForced separation

DiscriminationUnequal treatment or barriers

Civil Rights MovementMartin Luther King Jr. leads movement to

gain equal rights for African AmericansNonviolence

Government’s Role GrowsExpansion of social programs (welfare,

etc.)

Democracy Expands Opportunities

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Germany Divided & ReunitedWestern powers create West GermanyReunited w/ East after fall of USSR

West Germany’s “Economic Miracle”Booming industrial economy built while

E. Germany struggledWelfare States

Increased government responsibilityMix of socialism and capitalism

Western Europe Rebuilds

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Steps taken to unify EuropeEuropean Coal & Steel Community

Eliminate tariffs = free tradeEuropean Economic Community

Free trade of all productsGoals were to help Europe compete with U.S.

and USSR

Unifying Europe

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U.S. forced:ConstitutionWomen’s rightsLand-reform

Japan became leading exporterEducated and skilled workforceU.S. protection

Japan is Transformed