1945-1968

Main

Social Development

Computers Invented

1944

Levittown (Suburbs)

1949

William Levit produced 150 houses/week for a total of 170,000.

Dinner's Card

1950

IBM

1951

1 Baby Born Every 7 Seconds

1957

1/3 population lived in the Suburbs

1960

Economic

Baby Boom

1945 - 1960

50 million babies born; led to an increase in spending

Lower factory workers by 4.3%

1947 - 1957

More White Collar than Blue Collar

1956

1/2% companies had 53%of total corporte income

1960

Political

G.I. Bill

1944

US Gave vets $ & loans for
-college(2 million vets)
-$6 billion in lowered loans to start businesses and buy houses