Copy of Post WWII America

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Copy of Post WWII America by Mind Map: Copy of Post WWII America

1. Cold War

1.1. NATO

1.2. Nuclear Weapons

1.2.1. Cuban Missile Crisis

1.2.2. Arms Race between US and USSR

1.3. Containment Policy

1.3.1. Korean War

1.3.2. Vietnam War

1.4. Space Race

1.4.1. Moon Landing

1.5. Bay of Pigs

2. American Prosperity

2.1. Leave it to Beaver Ideal

2.2. Materialism

2.2.1. cars

2.2.2. Household Goods

2.3. Migration to Suburbs

2.3.1. Levittowns

2.3.2. decline of inner cities

2.3.2.1. Urban Renewal

2.4. Subculture

2.4.1. The beat movement

2.4.1.1. Jack Kerouac

2.4.1.1.1. On the Road

2.4.1.2. Allen Ginsberg

2.4.1.2.1. "HOWL"

2.4.2. Juvenile delinquency

2.4.2.1. drugs, theft, alcohol

2.5. Baby Boom

2.5.1. population growth

3. McCarthyism

3.1. Red Scare

3.1.1. McCarran Act

3.1.2. Bomb Shelters

3.1.3. Alger Hiss

3.1.4. The Rosenbergs

3.1.5. Black Lists

3.1.6. Loyalty Review Program

3.2. HUAC

3.2.1. McCarthy Hearings

4. Minorities in Society

4.1. African Americans

4.1.1. Moved to north in large numbers

4.1.2. Earned 51% of what whites earned

4.1.3. Poverty

4.1.4. poorest economic group in the US

4.2. Native Americans

4.2.1. made up less than 1% of the population

4.2.2. poorest ethnic group in the nation

4.2.3. termination policy made them equal with other citizens

4.3. Hispanics

4.3.1. poverty

4.3.2. farm workers

4.4. Appalachians

4.4.1. poor nutrition

4.4.1.1. high infant mortality rate

4.4.2. poor schools

4.4.3. poverty

4.4.4. unemployment

5. Pop Culture

5.1. Rock N Roll

5.1.1. Elvis Presley

5.1.2. Generation Gap

5.2. TV

5.3. African American Entertainers

5.3.1. Chuck Berry

5.3.2. Little Richard