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The 1950s: A Brief History (Enhanced Version)

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On October 15, 1950, President Truman met General Douglas MacArthur to discuss the progess of the war in Korea.
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This is the "Enhanced Version" of this book, which includes audio/visual content. Do not combine with this edition with the Kindle version that does not have the a/v content.
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"The 1950s: A Brief History" presents a comprehensive look at the decade of Rock and Roll, Civil Rights Firsts, and McCarthyism. This compact digital compendium helps you track the diverse forces that shaped the decade. You'll explore the exciting history behind the decade's biggest cultural, political, and technological standouts.

You'll also gain valuable insight into groundbreaking events and major figures from the 1950s, including:
The Korean War
Truman,
Eisenhower, Elvis, and McCarthy
Creation of the Interstate Highway
Brown v. Board of Education
The Space Race
...and more.
Stunning photos provide added dimension throughout this Brief History.

[retrieved from Amazon 5/2/12]

CONTENTS:
1. Containment in Korea
2. Red Scare
3. Building America
4. The Space Race
5. Technology in the 50s
6. The Civil Rights Movement
7. Pop Culture
8. We The People

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1. Bake Often With Gold Medal Flour
2. Make Mine Freedom
3. The Highway Challenge
4. Marilyn Monroe
5. Light Up a Lucky
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