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  1. After WWII, drive in movie theatres began to be put in all over the nation.
  2. The New Frontier program.
  3. Lyndon B. Johnson formed the ?Great Society?.
  4. Richard Nixon - secret plan - controle spread of communism.
  5. Henry Kissinger - National Security Advisor under Nixon.
  6. One notable legal victory - Brown versus the Board of Education.
  7. Two American feminist icons of the time.
  8. A large conflict between human rights and U.S. interests.
  9. Bush - 1988 - ?Read my lips: no new taxes.?
  10. 2003, the United States invaded Iraq.

In the United States, the 1950s was the rise of suburbia. Undeveloped areas were constructed into planned communities. One of the most famous subdivisions of this time was known as Levittown. Levittown was a political subdivision of Long Island, New York. It was the first truly mass-produced suburb and served as the prototype for postwar suburbs across America.

After WWII, drive in movie theatres began to be put in all over the nation. After so many GIs had traveled the country and seen the unique things it had to offer, businessmen realized the potential in the entertainment market. In the late 1950s drive-in movie theatres hit their popularity peak. Now that more people had access to cars, drive-ins were more convenient for than regular movie theatres for various reasons. A couple or family with a baby could take care of their child while watching a movie, while teenagers with access to cars found drive-ins ideal for dates. With the rising popularity of cars owned by citizens, Dwight D. Eisenhower created a network of highways that became known as the Interstate Highway System.

[...] The Republican candidate, John McCain is following in the footsteps of Ronald Reagan and going for the white Christian vote. Hilary Clinton's campaign targets the low income and female demographics, bringing back to the table a public healthcare plan, this time more structural. Obama is winning over a variety of demographics with his charismatic personality. Presidential election, Works Cited "Levittown, New York." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia May 2008, 15:13 UTC. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc May 2008 . "Drive-in theater." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia May 2008, 04:34 UTC. [...]


[...] "Reaganomics." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia May 2008, 00:07 UTC. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc May 2008 . "Invasion of Grenada." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia May 2008, 08:27 UTC. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc May 2008 . "Read my lips: no new taxes." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia May 2008, 02:19 UTC. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc May 2008 . "North American Free Trade Agreement." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia May 2008, 07:02 UTC. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc May 2008 . "1993 Clinton health care plan." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia [...]


[...] On the other side of the spectrum, a leader known as Malcolm X pushed passed the idea of integration and fathered the ideal of ?black power?. Black Power supporters believed in racial separation, Black Nationalism, and the necessity to use violence as a means of achieving their goals. (?Black Power?) Besides the African American Civil Rights Movement, Hispanics were fighting for their own rights. Cesar Chavez co-founded the National Farm Workers Association. He first assisted Filipino farm workers in their strike for higher wages and six months later led a strike of California grape pickers on the historic farm workers march from Delano to Sacramento for similar goals. [...]

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