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History of the 1950s
- By: Insta History
- Narrated by: Roberto Scarlato
- Length: 35 mins
The United States in the 1950s experienced marked economic growth – with an increase in manufacturing and home construction amongst a post–World War II economic expansion. The Cold War and its associated conflicts helped create a politically conservative climate in the country, as the quasi-confrontation intensified throughout the entire decade. Fear of communism caused public Congressional hearings in both houses of Congress while anti-communism was the prevailing sentiment in the United States throughout the period.
- By Jay Wilson on 08-15-19
this segment was mostly political information. I was really looking forward to actually learning more about the culture and history of the 1950s. if you want a political lesson I do recommend this essay.