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Fair Deal
Truman's policies to extend the New Deal
Truman's program
Affluence
wealth
lot of money
Levittown
* built 17,000 homes in Long Island, New Jersey & Pennsylvania
* 1st suburb
suburb
Babyboom
* Increase in birthrate from late 1940s - 1950s
* lot of babies
Suburb
Communities outside the city
housing development
Suburb
Communities outside the city
housing development
Beatnik
one who criticizes American culture for its conformity & devotion to business in 1950s
American Devotion to business
G.I. Bill of Rights
Gov't provided billions of dollars to help vets with the expenses of school, farms and business
Gov't giving lotst of $$$
Sunbelt
FL to CA
sunny states
Inflation
rise in prices & decrease in $
prices go up & dollar is down
Interstate Highway
* federal aid highway act in 1956
* connect roadways to increase productivity
highways
Standard of Living
an index based upon the amount of goods, sevices, education, and leisure time that people have
$ and how you live life