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Ch. 27-1 Postwar USA

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This law was designed to help ease veterans’ return to civilian life. G.I. Bill of Rights
In response to the postwar housing crisis, developers offered standardized, mass-produced homes in small residential communities known as __________. suburbs
This was a suburb of standardized, mass-produced housing built by William Levitt. Levittown
This law prohibited a closed shop, made union officials take a loyalty oath, and gave the President the power to use injunctions to delay strikes. Taft-Hartley Act
He threatened to draft striking workers in the railroad, steel, and coal-mining industries into the army. Truman
This branch of government refused to pass civil rights legislation. Congress
He broke the color barrier in baseball when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. Jackie Robinson
This party was a splinter of the Democratic party who opposed civil rights. Dixiecrats
This southern Democrat ran against Truman in the 1948 election as a Dixiecrat. Strom Thurmond
He was a surprised loser of the 1948 presidential election. Thomas Dewey
This was the name of Truman’s economic program that included proposals for a nationwide system of health insurance and farm aid. Fair Deal
This Republican and WWII general won the 1952 presidential election. Dwight D. Eisenhower
This Democrat lost to Ike in the 1952 and 1956 elections. Adlai Stevenson