Flashcards in Post War Deck (19):
After the war, the Allies divided Korea at the
A weapon far more powerful than the atomic bombs used in ww2
In what became a nuclear _________ both the United States and the Soviet Union rushed to build more and more weapons
The worlds first artificial satellite
A willingness to go to the brink of war to oppose communism
Or a significant increase of the number of babies born
Southern and western satiates that offered a warm climate year round and low tax rates
A program the had a plan to improve the life in cities
Young people known as beatniks or ______ criticizes society with unusual writing styles and rebellious behavior
Included in a higher minimum wage, the creation of a national health increase plan for all Americans, and expanded social security benefits for the elderly
The services readjustment act, or ______, offered veterans money for school as well as loans for housing farms and businesses
Gl bill of rights
United States joined nine Western European countriesalong with lick and and Canada to form the
North Atlantic treaty organization
Under the _________, Western Europe received more than $13 billion in U.S. loans and grants for European economics recovery between 1948 and 1952.
Of preventing the Soviet Union from expanding its influence around the world.
The phrase __________ came to be used to describe the struggle for gobble power between the Soviet Union and the United States.
An organization dedicated to resolve international conflicts
This police of provide aid to help foreign countries fight communist became known as the _________
In November 1945 the tribunal put the higher ranking Nazis on trial in the German city of Nuremberg in what was known as ___________.