The 1960s Of The 1950s Essay

1563 Words Nov 18th, 2015 7 Pages
1940’s and Technology Did you know that the 1940s is one of the most popular decades in the history of the United States. The 1940s had many major historical, political, and social events. Most of these events are considered to be some of the biggest events in America’s history. All of these events have an affect on how we live today. Although the 1940s is most famous for it’s historical, political, and social events, it is also well know for the technology inventions of the the decade. Most of the technology inventions in the 1940s are still being used today. The Historical, Political, and Social events of the 1940s had a major effect on the technology in the decade. 1940’s Historical, Political, and Social Events The 1940s had many important historical, political, and social events. The first event to take place was the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. This would cause a domino effect of major events. On December 7, 1941 the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. Up until this point, America had stayed out of the war. On December 8, 1941 the United States declared war on Japan. American was now involved in World War Two and would join the “Allies” (Parson). Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor and America’s entrance into the war was the first major event in the 1940’s. Next, the women taking over the men’s job while they were off at war was the next major event. Once the United States went to war, all the men went off to war. This left the United States with many job…

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