An iron curtain
German Democratic Republic
Kim il Sung
The Middle East
Kim il Sung
John Foster Dulles
North and South Korea were still divided along the 38th parallel.
A communist government was established in South Korea.
Communist fears in the United States were lifted.
China gained control of the entire peninsula.
McCarran Internal Security Act
The world’s first moon vehicle
The US’ triumph of technology
The excitement of working towards a worldwide technological goal
The competition of the Cold War and the devastation that the US was not first
The Chinese communists criticized Truman and MacArthur was upset
Truman and MacArthur disagreed over war with China and MacArthur was fired
Truman believed we should continue the war into China
MacArthur was hated by his troops and the American people
The growth of business and economic opportunities
The rapid growth of women in the work force
The increase of blue-collar jobs
The individuality of American workers and the dedication to their jobs
It created the largest generation in American History
The suburbs had to build more hospitals
Most women did not want to be mothers although popular culture glorified motherhood
It widened the gap between the middle class and the poor.
The invention of television
The culture of the teenager
Fast food restaurants and TV dinners
The glorified role of mother and homemaker
Its protrayal of an idealized white society
An abundance of TV violence
The size of the screen
Its black-and-white images
Rebellion against mainstream values
Mainstream American values