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Final Project: A Decade at a Time
Axia College of University of Phoenix
Each decade following the last world war has had its share of important events politically, socially, and economically. Some were more relevant than the other making a difference on day to day American lives. Other events still show their effect on the country as we approach the end of another decade. Most importantly these events in our countries young life has made this place we call home what it is today, and has shaped us as a person. The following will break down a single influential event from every decade from 1950 to 1999 that has made a mark in everyday lives, either that be a lesson learned, or a guide to grow from.
The Baby Boom of the1950s
The country tired and beaten down from two world wars, countless casualties and injured soldiers had finally seen the end of an economic depression. The next years to come will be much brighter for American citizens; it will be called the Baby Boom. The first person to mention the...