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WELCOME TO AMERICAN DECADES



The period 1945-1950 is one of the most dynamic times in United States history. The economy grew, political parties became more defined, presidential power expanded and cultures clashed as society became more diverse. Technological developments accelerated over the course of the late 20th century and the media influenced an ever growing youth and consumer culture.

Over the next week each of you will become an "expert" on a topic and share your knowledge with the rest of the class on this wiki page. As you begin to see links appear on the left hand side of this page, click on one and begin exploring the post-1945 American experience.




Due Dates and Details: click here

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