TEACHER ENRICHMENT INITIATIVES

US HISTORY 17(B)

Readiness Standard: 
0
Social Studies – High School
Theme: 

Economics - World War II and the Cold War

Description: 

The student understands the economic effects of World War II and the Cold War. The student is expected to:

Specific Skill: 

identify the causes of prosperity in the 1950s, including the Baby Boom and the impact of the GI Bill (Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944), and the effects of prosperity in the 1950s such as increased consumption and the growth of agriculture and business;