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What have been the three most important changes in American society since the end of World War II? What evidence causes you to select these and not others?

Three of the most important changes in the United States since World War II are civil rights movements, casualization of labor, and increase in higher education.

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One of the most important changes in the United States after World War II was the dramatic expansion of higher education. In part motivated by the G.I. Bill, which paid for university education for veterans, the rise in the percentage of people with college degrees changed the nature of the United States's workforce. This responded to a gradual erosion of manufacturing jobs, which meant that middle class incomes required more advanced training. Incomes...

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