The 1950s are commonly referred to as the Affluent Era. Government spending during WWII catapulted the national economy out of the Great Depression. Post-war industrial production of consumer goods greatly increased, and the new Suburbian culture took form.
In no less than 250 words, describe and discuss whether the 1950’s was a time of great peace, progress, and prosperity for all Americans. You must support your post with specific examples and be sure to be specific in your reasoning. Think of your post as the start of a conversation with your fellow students.