The Cold War Begins Chapter 36, p. 852-859. Postwar Economic Anxieties. The Americans cheered the end of World War II in 1945, but many worried that with the war over, the U.S. would sink back into another Great Depression.
Chapter 36, p. 852-859
Labor tried to organize in the South and West with “Operation Dixie,” but this proved frustrating and unsuccessful.
Coca-Colonizing the WorldAmerican consumerism—and American products—flooded over the globe after World War II, as this 1950cover from Time magazine illustrates.
AgribusinessExpensive machinery of thesort shown here made mostof American agriculture acapital-intensive, phenomenallyproductive big business by the1990s—and sounded the deathknell for many small-scale familyfarms.