The Impact Of Segregation In The United States

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The suburbs was a benefit only for the middle class white and white elite. The Black and Puerto Rican families had taken up the residence in the urban areas that the white Americans had left behind. “… Segregation is imposed not by religion or color but by the sharp knife of income or lack of income.” Segregation was still a large issue in the United States and racism had impact on all aspects of life including the price of homes. In the 1950s census African Americans were still paying one sixth more than whites did for them same kind of housing. In the supermarkets in the ghettos, prices were higher than those in the outer towns. The victims that took over these urban areas were subject to “no legal protection, exploited, cut down on services, …show more content…
It was thirty one question that asked about the home that one dwelled in, such as does your house have a radio, refrigeration equipment, etc. Another addition was questions about educational level. Why this question was added isn’t said in the census records but, it is possible that this was the first assessment on the how the United State was leveled compared to the USSR, the United States revival. Only five percent had a degree of a bachelors or higher. New York according the census was the most populated state in America during this time holding 13.5 million people. The suburbs were expanding, families were expanding, and so followed New York. The areas such as Niagara County started to become tighter in residence. More homes and families moved into the area and when the increasing number of children becoming present in the area the need for schools to develop was necessary and the government would have to aid New York in this evolution. According to the 1950s 14.8 million lived in substandard housing. The 1940s began the era of education and learning. New York State began to realize the importance of education of the young. The department of education was ready to give schools and teachers the means to accomplish the higher education. At the time not many students were furthering their education into the secondary level. The United State was still recovering from the Great Depression. …show more content…
How the United States viewed education and sifted through what was the important ideas and values to teach students has change over time. The history curriculum saw the most changes over time. With the value of historical information becoming less significant to the science and mathematics of the 1960s. The value of history became one of making students into good citizens, ones that would support the United States government, ones that would participate in government, and want to make a difference, assist America in the fight for space race. The United States wanted loyal citizen, anti-communism types. In 1948-1949 there was an increase in the enrollment of history class, with a concentration in United States history over 200,000 schools reported as an effect of this occurrence the requirements of the history curriculum became “better-enforced”. The idea of curriculum correlation, and core curriculum worked together to create a new type of curriculum for history. Curriculum correlation was the idea of respecting the separation of two subjects like English and history but relate the knowledge one gained from each subject to each other. The core curriculum the most used and well liked in 1956 was using information gain by a topic in order to solve real world problems. Edwin Carr quoted in Thomas D. Fallace’s The Effects of Life Adjustment Education on the

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