Technology

A basis for innovation, entertainment and convinience

Labor Reducing Appliances

What: Devices innovated to fit the needs of the average housewife to reduce manual labor commitment, allowed for more free time


When: Throughout 1950's


Location: Across America


Cause: Led to the creation of household items such as the dishwasher, microwave, washer and dryer for clothes, etc.


Reason: Economic boom after war allotted time for technological advancements on commodities and easier living


Result: Made American citizens more reliant on technology instead of physical application


Significance: Started progression for this industry field and businesses such as General Electric, citizens, especially housewives could now persue careers and hobbies to an extent that they never could before


To Whom: The general American population, specifically housewives



Advances in Health

What: Vaccines for polio and typhoid, research in DNA allowing for more potent antibiotics, breakthroughs in surgery


When: Throughout 1950's


Location: Across America


Cause: Vaccinations from ailments, better health awareness


Reason: Flourishing medical knowledge and technology from post-war boom


Result: Less deaths nationwide from disease and illness, burdens of polio lifted from millions of Americans


Significance: Contributed to America's international placehold, forged the way for future advancements


To Whom: All American citizens, eventually the entire world's population