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©2003 PEARSON EDUCATION, INC. Publishing as Longman Publishers CHAPTER 25 DOMESTIC DREAMS AND ATOMIC NIGHTMARES 1953–1979 CREATED EQUAL JONES  WOOD 

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1 ©2003 PEARSON EDUCATION, INC. Publishing as Longman Publishers CHAPTER 25 DOMESTIC DREAMS AND ATOMIC NIGHTMARES 1953–1979 CREATED EQUAL JONES  WOOD  MAY  BORSTELMANN  RUIZ

2 ©2003 PEARSON EDUCATION, INC. Publishing as Longman Publishers “…a decent home and suitable living environment for every American family…” Housing Acts of 1949 and 1954

3 ©2003 PEARSON EDUCATION, INC. Publishing as Longman Publishers TIMELINE 1953Earl Warren appointed chief justice of Supreme Court The New Look military 1954Housing Act Brown v. Board of Education CIA helps overthrow legitimate Guatemalan government 1955Emmett Till murdered in Mississippi Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat on the bus The Bus Boycott Rebel Without a Cause movie premieres 1956Interstate Highway Act Eisenhower reelected Elvis Presley on Ed Sullivan

4 ©2003 PEARSON EDUCATION, INC. Publishing as Longman Publishers TIMELINE continued 1957The Little Rock Nine The Soviets launch Sputnik The Eisenhower Doctrine 1958National Defense Education Act 1959 A Raisin In the Sun, Lorraine Hansberry Soviet leader Krushchev visits the United States Fidel Castro overthrows Batista in Cuba 1960The Woolworth nonviolent protests Soviets shoot down Gary Powers and U-2 spy plane CIA helps overthrow Lumumba in the Republic of Congo John F. Kennedy elected President

5 ©2003 PEARSON EDUCATION, INC. Publishing as Longman Publishers TIMELINE continued 1961Congress of Racial Equality organize the Freedom Rides Women Strike for Peace The Bay of Pigs The Berlin Wall goes up 1963Freidan’s The Feminine Mystique Equal Pay Act Martin Luther King in Birmingham, Alabama Kennedy federalizes the Alabama National Guard Kennedy assassinated

6 ©2003 PEARSON EDUCATION, INC. Publishing as Longman Publishers DOMESTIC DREAMS AND ATOMIC NIGHTMARES Overview HCold War, Warm Hearth HThe Civil Rights Movement HThe Eisenhower Years HOutsiders and Opposition HThe Kennedy Era

7 ©2003 PEARSON EDUCATION, INC. Publishing as Longman Publishers COLD WAR, WARM HEARTH HConsumer Spending and the Suburban Ideal HRace, Class, and Domesticity HWomen: Back to the Future

8 ©2003 PEARSON EDUCATION, INC. Publishing as Longman Publishers Consumer Spending and the Suburban Ideal HAmericans have money, and they spend it in suburbia HHomes, domestic appliances, televisions, automobiles, vacations HDisneyland, Coney Island, drive-ins HHighways to help spread Americans around to avoid concentrated decimation in nuclear war

9 ©2003 PEARSON EDUCATION, INC. Publishing as Longman Publishers Race, Class, and Domesticity H“Red-lining” in neighborhoods bars minorities from home ownership HShaker Heights, Ohio is an exception HSlums and vacant buildings still fill cities HRural America: poor and unemployed HMigration from Kentucky and West Va.

10 ©2003 PEARSON EDUCATION, INC. Publishing as Longman Publishers Women: Back to the Future HAfter WWII, women found themselves back at home HBetty Friedan, The Feminine Mystique, 1963 HColleges open up to women, but 1/4 of white female students married while in college; many drop out HBlack middle class expands and enables a family to live off of father’s income; women able to work in “their own kitchens”

11 ©2003 PEARSON EDUCATION, INC. Publishing as Longman Publishers THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT HBrown v. Board of Education HWhite Resistance, Black Persistence HBoycotts and Sit-Ins

12 ©2003 PEARSON EDUCATION, INC. Publishing as Longman Publishers Major Events of the African American Civil Rights Movement,

13 ©2003 PEARSON EDUCATION, INC. Publishing as Longman Publishers Brown v. Board of Education HJim Crow laws supported by “separate but equal” clause HNAACP lawyers file suit against Topeka, Kansas Board of Education HChief Justice Earl Warren rejects Plessy v. Ferguson “Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal…”

14 ©2003 PEARSON EDUCATION, INC. Publishing as Longman Publishers White Resistance, Black Persistence HEisenhower disagreed with Brown v. Board of Education decision HCentral High School in Little Rock, Arkansas

15 ©2003 PEARSON EDUCATION, INC. Publishing as Longman Publishers Boycotts and Sit-Ins HMontgomery bus boycott HMartin Luther King, Jr. HAfrican American students and the Woolworth’s in Greensboro HFreedom Rides

16 ©2003 PEARSON EDUCATION, INC. Publishing as Longman Publishers THE EISENHOWER YEARS HThe Middle of the Road H“What’s Good for General Motors...” HEisenhower’s Foreign Policy

17 ©2003 PEARSON EDUCATION, INC. Publishing as Longman Publishers The Middle of the Road HPro-business legislative agenda for conservative support HExpanded New Deal programs HSocial Security, unemployment compensation, minimum wage HEisenhower believed continued large military budgets interfered with the country’s economic health

18 ©2003 PEARSON EDUCATION, INC. Publishing as Longman Publishers “What’s Good for General Motors...” H... is good for America.” HPro-business legislation gives little regulation to companies; pollution and environmental damage inspire the future environmental movements HCars and highways proliferate; profits for the auto, trucking, oil, tire industries, more vacations for families; air pollution increases

19 ©2003 PEARSON EDUCATION, INC. Publishing as Longman Publishers Eisenhower’s Foreign Policy HThe New Look HNuclear deterrence, covert operations, anticommunism HEmergence of Third World HU.S. and Soviet Union vie for influence HThe CIA HIran and the Shah, Guatamala, Cuba HEisenhower Doctrine : pledge to defend Middle Eastern countries “against overt armed aggression from….communism.”

20 ©2003 PEARSON EDUCATION, INC. Publishing as Longman Publishers OUTSIDERS AND OPPOSITION HYouth, Sex, and Rock ‘n’ Roll HRebellious Men HMobilizing for Peace and the Environment

21 ©2003 PEARSON EDUCATION, INC. Publishing as Longman Publishers Youth, Sex, and Rock ‘n’ Roll HMovies and Books: HJames Dean, Rebel Without a Cause HMarlon Brando, The Wild One HSalinger, Catcher in the Rye HMusic HAfrican American R&B and Rock ‘N Roll: Presley, Little Richard, Ritchie Valens

22 ©2003 PEARSON EDUCATION, INC. Publishing as Longman Publishers Rebellious Men HWhite men rebel HThe Organization Man, White Collar, The Lonely Crowd HHefner and the Playboy HThe Beats: Ginsberg, Kerouac

23 ©2003 PEARSON EDUCATION, INC. Publishing as Longman Publishers Mobilizing for Peace and the Environment HRachel Carson, Silent Spring HWomen Strike for Peace HNovember, 1961: suburban homemakers protest to “End the Arms Race, Not the Human Race.”

24 ©2003 PEARSON EDUCATION, INC. Publishing as Longman Publishers THE KENNEDY ERA HDomestic Policy HForeign Policy HA Year of Turning Points

25 ©2003 PEARSON EDUCATION, INC. Publishing as Longman Publishers Domestic Policy HContinued pro-business agenda; corporate tax cuts HIncreased minimum wage HHealth care for the aged HSocial Security benefits HDepartment of Housing and Urban Development

26 ©2003 PEARSON EDUCATION, INC. Publishing as Longman Publishers Foreign Policy HPeace Corps HOrganization of American States and the Alliance for Progress HIncrease in American military advisers in Vietnam HCuba’s Bay of Pigs and the Missile Crisis HThe Berlin Wall

27 ©2003 PEARSON EDUCATION, INC. Publishing as Longman Publishers A Year of Turning Points HThe President’s Commission on the Status of Women HCivil Rights HThe federalization of Alabama National Guard HMartin Luther King, Jr. and the March on Washington HKennedy assassinated November 22, 1963


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