ALEX Classroom Resources

ALEX Classroom Resources  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] USS6 (6) 10 :
10 ) Analyze changing economic priorities and cycles of economic expansion and contraction for their impact on society since World War II.

Examples: shift from manufacturing to service economy, higher standard of living, globalization, outsourcing, insourcing, "boom and bust," economic bubbles

•  Identifying policies and programs that had an economic impact on society since World War II
Examples: Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 (G. I. Bill of Rights), Medicare and Medicaid, Head Start programs, space exploration, Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), environmental protection issues (Alabama)

•  Analyzing consequences of immigration for their impact on national and Alabama economies since World War II (Alabama)
Subject: Social Studies (6)
Title: Suburbs

In this learning activity, students will research economic and social changes and expansion in the United States after World War II. Students will identify programs that had an economic impact on society such as the G.I. Bill of Rights, suburbanization, and immigration. Click on the Download PDF or DOC button for additional resources including charts, graphs, photographs, and maps.

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