The American Dream


During the 1950's people left their blue collar jobs, or industrial jobs, for higher education and higher paying jobs, known as white collar jobs.


American business took advantage of new T.V's. In 1950 the advertisement industry was $170 million and in 1960 it was $2 million.

Urban Poor Suffor

The big city governments could not afford to properly maintain schools, transportation, police and fire departments.