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Flashcards in Adjusting to peace/ The Nation Prospers Deck (14):
1

Baby boom

A significant increase in the number of babies born

2

Sun belt

Southern and western states that offered a warm climate year-round and low tax rates

3

Urban renewal program

A plan to improve life in cities

4

Beats

Young people known as beatniks or beats criticized society with unusual writing styles and rebellious behavior

5

Yalta conference

The three leaders made important decisions about the future of European governments

6

Nuremberg trials

The tribunal put high-rankings Nazis on trial in the German city of Nuremberg

7

NATO

United States joined nine Western Europe countries along with Iceland and Canada

8

GI bill of rights

It offered veterans money for school as well as loans for houses, farms, and businesses

9

Yalta conference

The three leaders made important decisions about the future of European governments

10

Nuremberg trials

In nov. 1945 the tribunal put high-ranking Nazis on trial in the German city of Nuremberg

11

United Nations

An organization dedicated to resolving international conflicts

12

Cold War

The struggle for global power between the United States and Soviet Union

13

Containment

Preventing the Soviet Union from expanding its influence around the world

14

Truman doctrine

This policy of providing aid to help foreign countries fight communism