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The Postwar Boom

"Ball, oskie, cover, block, cut and slice, pursue and gang tackle... for this is the WINNING EDGE."
                                                               General Neyland
A residential town or community near a city
Preoccupation with the purchasing of material goods
This social and artistic movement of the 1950s stressed unrestrained literary self-expression and nonconformity with the mainstream culture.
First manmade satellite launch in 1957 by the U.S.S.R.
A major corporation that owns a number of small companies in unrelated businesses
The government agency charged with exploring space.
Music of the 1950s
This Jackie was the first Black man to play in the Big Leagues
The sharp increase in the U.S. birthrate following World War II
The handsome yet dangerous mascot of the Tennessee Volunteers
Norman _____ paintings illustrated the ideal American of the 1950s.
______ v. Board of Education led to the desegregation of schools.
Author of the Feminine Mystique
This Bill of Rights helped servicemen transition from WW II and the Korean War to peacetime civilian life.
The "duckwalking" rock-n-roller who sang "Johnny B. Goode" and "Maybellene."
The Chicago Sun Times thought this man defeated Truman in 1952.
Everyone liked "Ike" as president from 1953-1961.
President that authorized the use of the atomic bombs on Japan in 1945.
Developer of the polio vaccine
A lazy, drug using, ne'er-do-well of the 1950s. Predecessor to the hippies of the next decade.
King of Rock-n-Roll
Business that has bought the right to use a parent company's name and methods. Example: McDonald's
Harry S Truman's program for America
The music of the 1920s
The Ray founded McDonald's.