Ch 16: Post-World War ll America (1946-1959)

About This Chapter

Witness life in America after World War II through the engaging video lessons used in this chapter. Use the lesson quizzes to make sure you're familiar with all the topics covered in these lessons.

Post-World War II America (1946-1959) - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter introduce you to life in America following the Second World War. Videos highlight the domestic and foreign policies that characterized American politics in the years following World War II. You'll get a look at how Americans lived in the post-war period and see some technological developments that emerged after 1945. Our instructors will also provide lessons on individuals who didn't subscribe to the culture of the time and formed their own movements and ideas. After watching these lessons, you'll know about:

  • Political developments following World War II
  • 1940s and 1950s culture and life in America
  • Counter-culture's rise following the war
  • Scientific and technological advancements and their impact

The fun and quick videos used in this chapter help you quickly grasp important concepts about America after World War II. Each lesson features engaging graphics and animations that make learning about post-World War II America enjoyable and easy. The instructors who lead these lessons are subject-matter experts who can answer any question you have about life in the U.S. following the Second World War. A transcript is available for each lesson in case you want to follow along with the video or just need to reference a key term. You'll find video tags that you can use to refer back to main points in the video and self-assessment quizzes to test your knowledge of the topics presented in each lesson.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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