Looking through the keywords on the blog I believe these two pictures sent to me from my partner represent “Post World War II America: Suburbs and Consumerism as a way of life.”After the end of World War II in 1945, many American soldiers returned home very eager to spend because the lack of consumer goods during the war. The post World War II baby boom era was beginning and many young couples were getting married and having plenty of children. Federal programs such as the G.I. Bill of Rights allowed many young families to purchase their own homes in rapidly expanding suburbs.
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