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Chapter 17

1)demobilization sending home members of the army
2)GI bill or rights eased the return to WW2 veterans by providing education and employment aid
3)Baby boom increase in births between 1945 and 1964
4)Productivity the rate at which goods are produced or service performed
5)Taft-Hartley Act law that outlawed the close shop- work place where only union members can hired
6)Fair Deal Pres. Truman's program to extend the new deal
7)Interstate highway Act authorized funds to build 41,000 miles of highway consisting multilane expressways that would correct the nations major cities
8)Sunbelt name given to the southern and western states
9)Service Sector business that provided service , such as health care, law, retail, banking, or insurance than in the manufacturing sector
10)Info industries business that provide informational service
11)Franchise businesses allows a company to distribute its products or service through retail outlets owned by independent operators
12)Multinational corporation companies that produced and sold their goods and services all over the world and established branches abroad
13)AFL -CIO in 1955, the American federation of labor (AFL) and the congress of Industrial Organization
14)California Master plan called for three tiers of higher education; research universities , state colleges, and community colleges,all of which were to be accessible to all of the states citizens
15)Consumerism buying as much as they could, much of it of it on credit
16)Median family income average family income
17)Nuclear family household consisting of a mother ,father and their children as the backbone of American society
18)Rock and roll music originated in the gospel and blues traditions of African American
19)beatniks (the beats) small groups of writers and artists in the 1960's who were critical of American society
20)Inner City the older, Central pert of a city with crowed neighborhoods in which low-income, usually minority
21)Urban renewal gov't programs for redevelopment of urban areas
22)Termination policy ended all programs monitored by the Bureau of Indian Affairs; also ended federal responsibility for the health and welfare of Native American
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