Lesson Details


  • Name: Prosperity in the 1950s
  • Code: H.4.10.USA.21
  • Specification Reference: 8145
  • Keywords: N/A
  • Objectives: To assess the impact that the Second World War had on the American economy - why the demand for production increased and unemployment reduced. The focus should be on the reasons for post war prosperity and what is meant by the ‘American Dream’. How did prosperity change the lives of the American people
  • Competency: "Describe why USA boomed after WW2 and the American Dream "
  • Proficiency: "Explain why USA boomed after WW2 and the American Dream "
  • Mastery: "Analyse why USA boomed after WW2 and the American Dream "

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