Links from Your Instructor for Chapter 26: Affluence and Anxiety in the Atomic Age, 19501959


Most links place historical facts in a table so you can easily compare them. You are not memorizing all of the facts placed in these tables. Instead, you are using those facts to notice changes and patterns. To help you, most links provide tips on what to notice.


Chronologies to Help You See Changes and Interconnections

         Study Tool: Chronological Events of the 1953-1960 Era with footnotes to let you find details when you want them (administration of D.D. Eisenhower, a Republican, the first since the Great Depression started)

-       Notice rippling changes from television, the interstate highway system, and the Supreme Court.

-       Notice the increase in military spending and where we are involved militarily






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