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Why did many Hispanics experience poverty in 1950s America? A) Increased automation on farms put many Hispanic laborers out of work. B) Many sent the wages they earned to their families living outside the United States. C) They often worked long hours and were not paid much for their efforts. D) Hispanic families sent their children to American schools, and used nearly all of their wages to pay for it. What technological advance in medicine made treatment possible for many patients with heart disease in America? A) Radiation B) Pacemakers C) Antibiotics D) Stents African Americans who lived in urban centers in the 1950s often A) experienced poverty because they remained stuck in low-paying jobs. B) had effective medical care, even though they lived in poor conditions. C) sent children to suburban schools to escape poverty in the city. D) moved to rural areas in the South to obtain better paying jobs. What program brought millions of Hispanic workers to America for temporary work, but resulted in many remaining in the country and experiencing poverty? A) The Encomienda Program B) The Ranchero Program C) The Bracero Program D) The Vaquero Program Which of the following resulted from the poverty that existed in Appalachia? A) An increase in government-funded housing B) A program that created improved education in the region C) An increase in crime D) A high number of infant deaths Why did Native Americans experience an increase in poverty after World War II? A) Native Americans were forced to move from the inner cities when slums were replaced with new high-rise buildings. B) The termination policy, put in place by the US government, unintentionally increased Native Americans’ poverty. C) Native Americans did not receive support from the US government to fight juvenile delinquency on their reservations. D) Returning Native American soldiers received GI Bill benefits. Which of the following groups was the hardest hit by poverty in 1950s America? A) Native Americans B) African Americans C) Hispanics D) Appalachians How did early computer technology affect the United States in the 1950s? A) It made video games popular, which teens purchased to play on their home computers. B) It allowed most Americans to access the Internet, so they could make purchases conveniently. C) It helped many Americans become more efficient in their jobs and complete their work faster. D) It encouraged the use of e-mail in business, improving office communication. In the 1950s, unemployment soared in rural Appalachia, contributing to poverty in the area, because of A) the termination policy. B) the mechanization of coal mining. C) the Bracero Program. D) migration to the suburbs. Which of the following was a factor contributing to African American poverty in the 1950s? A) Scarcity of agricultural jobs in the Southern parts of the United States B) Racial discrimination in housing, hiring, and schools C) A shortage of doctors available to treat inner-city residents D) The high number of factory closures in the suburbs. How did the invention of the polio vaccine affect the American population? A) It created a severe reaction in many patients, causing Dr. Salk to reformulate it shortly after its introduction. B) The vaccine caused concern among many parents about the safety of its use on children. C) It created an increased demand for medical technicians who could administer the vaccine. D) People no longer feared contracting the disease, because the vaccine nearly eliminated it. What effect did the invention of the transistor have on American entertainment in the 1950s? A) It made possible the invention of the cellular phone for personal use. B) It allowed radios to become smaller and more portable. C) It contributed to new advances in theater equipment. D) It helped the movie industry develop wide-screen technology. sorry it is Us History
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