The New America

The Racial Gap

African American has inspired the birth of Rock n' Roll and many of the genres greatest performers were-like Berry and Penniman- African Americans.

Urban Renewal

New Cities

Most people had to like in dirty, crowded slums. On proposed a solution to the housing problem in inner cities......Urban Renewal. The National Housing Act of 1949 was passed to provide a decent home and a living environment for every American Family. This act tore down old neighborhoods and put up new neighborhoods


The more care there were the more roads they needed. They needed a fast and easy way to link roads to connect schools, shopping centers, and workplaces. So they passed the Interstate Highway Act which President Eisenhower signed in 1956, which authorized 41,000 miles of expressways.