How did America become so prosperous after the Second World War?
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Category: Depth/Period studies 20th century America
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Published: 04/06/2019
Updated: 04/06/2019
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This resource features a lesson in which GCSE history students collect information on the American economy in the 1950s. Students work through key information and record it in a 'double-bubble' diagram which encourages them to compare 1950s affluence with the prosperity of the 1920s - this facilitates revision of the Boom, and a discussion of the extent to which the 20s and 50s were comparable for Americans.

This resource was planned for AQA's GCSE History: America - Opportunity and Inequality: 1920–1973.

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