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Chapter 17

TermDefinition
1. Demobilization Sending home member of the army
2. GI Bill of rights Granted veterans benefits
3. Baby boom Americans had a lot of babies
4. Productivity Goods are produced and services are preformed
5. Taft-Hartley act Law that outlawed the closed shop (place union members were hired)
6. Fair deal Program to expand new deal reforms
7. Interstate highway act Authorized funds to build highways to connect major cities
8. Sunbelt Name given to southern states
9. Service sector Businesses that provide services rather than goods
10. Information industry Businesses that provide informational services
11. Franchise business Allows a company's to distribute products through retail outlets owned by independent operators
12. Multinational corporation Companies that produced and sold goods all over the world
13. AFL-CIO American federation of labor and congress of industrial organization unite
14. California master plan Plan for higher education: research universities, state colleges, and community colleges
15. Consumerism Buying as much as they could on credit
16. median family income Average family income
17. Nuclear family Household consisting of a mother, father, and children; the "ideal" family
18. Rock-and-roll Type of popular music
19. Beatnik Group of writers and artists
20. Inner city Older, central part of a city; lower income
21. Urban renewal Government projects to help cities
22. Termination policy Law to end tribal government and relocate native Americans to cities
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