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  • 1. Chapter 27 The Post War Boom

2. PARTICIPATION

  • Page 842 chart
    • For each graph, indicate which years showed the biggest increases.
    • Read Remarkable Recovery.What created this economic growth after WWII?

3. Review World War II (pg 804)

  • Long-term causes
    • German discontent with Treaty of Versailles
    • Economic instability in Europe
    • Rise of totalitarian governments (Mussolini, Hitler)
  • Short-term causes
    • Expansion of Germany, Italy, and Japan
    • Failure of appeasement
    • German invasion of Poland
    • Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor

4. Review World War II (pg 804)

  • The Allies
  • Axis Powers
  • Pearl Harbor
  • Propaganda
  • Womens Baseball
  • Adolf Hitler
  • The Holocaust
  • Benito Mussolini
  • Joseph Stalin
  • Winston Churchill
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • D-Day
  • Battle of Britain
  • Atomic Bomb
  • Battle of Stalingrad
  • Aircraft of WWII
  • Japanese Internment
  • Nuremburg Trials

5. Review World War II (pg 804)

  • Immediate Effects
    • Defeat of Axis Powers
    • Destruction, immense loss of life
    • Recognition of Holocaust
    • Founding ofUnited Nations
  • Long-term Effects
    • Rise of U.S. and Soviet Union as superpowers
    • Cold War
    • Soviet control of Eastern Europe
    • Divided Germany
    • Development of nuclear capability

6. Chapter 27- The Post War Boom

  • Readjusting
      • GI Bill of Rights
        • Paid part of tuition
        • Unemployment benefits
        • Low-interest loans to buy homes/businesses
      • Housing crisis
        • Suburbs : small residential communities surrounding cities
        • Levittown
        • Page 857

7. Chapter 27- The Post War Boom

  • Readjusting
      • Family changes
        • Women working found new independence
      • Economic recovery
        • War savings meant people had money to spend when the war ended
        • Page 842

8. Chapter 27- The Post War Boom

  • Harry Truman
      • Roosevelt died in 1945
      • The Buck Stops Here
      • Truman supports Civil Rights
        • Asked for ban on poll tax, a federal anti-lynching law, and a permanent civil rights commission
      • Higher prices and lower wages plagued his presidency

9. Chapter 27- The Post War Boom

  • Truman and Ike
      • Fair Deal
        • Extension of Roosevelts New Deal
        • Nationwide system of health insurance
        • Crop-subsidy system
      • Korean War
        • Stalemate
      • Dwight D. Eisenhower up for election
        • I Like Ike (1952)

10. Chapter 27- The Post War Boom

  • Eisenhowers Presidency
    • Modern Republicanism
      • Conservative with money
      • Liberal with human beings
    • Brown v. Board of Education
      • Public schools must be racially integrated
    • Civil rights protests
      • Civil disobedience

11. Chapter 27- American Dream

  • Split Sections 2 and 3 into six parts
    • 5 groups
    • Each group gets one part to read
      • As a group, create a summary of the most important parts of your reading
      • Each group member must write the summary down
    • Then, well re-number and make 6 new groups
      • Each new group will have at least one person from each of the original groups
      • Must create a presentation of the sections for the class
      • Should be six different presentations

12.

      • The Organization and Organization Man
      • Suburban Lifestyle
      • Automobile Culture and Road to Suburbia
      • Consumerism Unbound
      • New Era of Mass Media and Emergence of Teenager
      • Subculture and African Americans and Rock n Roll

Chapter 27- American Dream