Abundance and Anxiety: America, 1945-1960: America, 1945-60 by Gary A. Donaldson

By Gary A. Donaldson

The usa had large possibilities after global conflict II. The nation's business may well, geared to defeat Germany and Japan, might now be eager about family creation. actual wages have been up, the GNP was once at the upward thrust, business construction used to be up, and inflation was once lower than keep an eye on. the longer term seemed vivid for the common American. yet this abundance used to be punctuated with nervousness. inside of 4 years of the tip of the warfare, the Soviet Union had turn into the hot enemy: they'd the bomb and China and jap Europe had fallen into the Soviet sphere of impact. those issues, the abundance of the starting to be economic system and the nervousness of the chilly battle, outlined the interval from 1945-1960.

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