Time Period >> Modern Era Begins 1946 - 1959|
In the aftermath of World War II, it is evident the United States is the leader of the Free World. In the years following the war, Americans enjoy the highest standard of living in the world and Charlotte prospers as well The nationís prosperity has itís detractors, especially from the Soviet Union who in Winston Churchillís words, construct an iron curtain that separates eastern Europe from the rest of the world for over forty years. Nevertheless, Americans enjoy peace time as businesses boomed. Charlotte also begins to grapple with issues of segregation and racial equality.