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By Richard T. Stanley

In 1945, the us used to be the main robust country on this planet. yet an “Iron Curtain” quickly surrounded japanese Europe, and by means of 1950, american citizens have been combating in Korea. In 1952, “I Like IKE!” swept the kingdom, and the really good Fifties all started. GM bought the main autos, fuel used to be 29 cents a gallon, and a brand new condominium rate $9,000. In 1955, following President Eisenhower’s “mild” center assault, America’s favourite “sick funny story” had vp Dick Nixon greeting Ike on the White condominium via asserting, “Welcome again. . . may well I race you up the stairs?” The wonderful Fifties of Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley gave strategy to riots, Hippies, and The Beatles in the course of the Radical Sixties. The 1960’s started with JFK’s “New Frontier,” grew into LBJ’s “Great Society” and the Vietnam battle, and ended with Nixon’s “Silent Majority” and males at the moon. quickly, Nixon resigned, Ford stumbled, Carter’s brother bought “Billy Beer,” and the big name of Bedtime for Bonzo led the preferred “Reagan Revolution.” In 1989, Reagan’s “Evil Empire” collapsed. quickly, George Bush was once effective over Iraq and Panama, and misplaced to invoice Clinton in 1992. Clinton was once ultimately impeached, and used to be later changed by means of one other Bush. wish extra information? learn my book.

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