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C hapter 15. What changes came to Oklahoma in the 1950s?. Who was Governor Johnston Murray?. Governor Johnston Murray Oklahoma Historical Society. Willie and Johnston Murray greet visitors to the Oklahoma Governor’s Mansion. Oklahoma Historical Society. What was the Korean Conflict?.

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Chapter 15

What changes came to

Oklahoma in the 1950s?

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Who was Governor Johnston Murray?

Governor Johnston Murray

Oklahoma Historical Society

Willie and Johnston Murray greet visitors to the Oklahoma Governor’s Mansion.

Oklahoma Historical Society

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Who was Governor Raymond Gary?

Governor Raymond Gary

Oklahoma Historical Society

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How did highways change

towns and cities?

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When did Jim Crowism begin

to depart Oklahoma?

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Who was

Dean A. McGee?

Dean A. McGee

Oklahoma Historical Society

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What kinds of changes in science

and in business happened in the 1950s?

Vacuum Tubes

Older televisions used vacuum tubes which

required extensive repair.

Older televisions used vacuum tubes which required extensive repair.

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DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

What were major accomplishments of Raymond Gary’s administration?

How was Johnston Murray related to William H. Murray?

Compare and contrast the two Murrays.

What was the Better Schools Amendment?

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DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

New laws recognized rights of more than one group. Give examples.

How was Governor Gary a leader both in practical ways and in ideas?

How did the Federal-Aid Highway Act affect Oklahoma?

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DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

Identify Dean A. McGee. Identify his career and lifetime achievements.

What types of technology changed American life in this decade?

What were some of the trends in American life?