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1

After the war, the Allies divided Korea at the

38th parallel

2

A weapon far more powerful than the atomic bombs used in ww2

Hydrogen bomb

3

In what became a nuclear _________ both the United States and the Soviet Union rushed to build more and more weapons

Arms race

4

The worlds first artificial satellite

Sputnik

5

A willingness to go to the brink of war to oppose communism

Brinkmanship

6

Or a significant increase of the number of babies born

Baby boom

7

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

Sun belt

8

A program the had a plan to improve the life in cities

Urban renewal

9

Young people known as beatniks or ______ criticizes society with unusual writing styles and rebellious behavior

Beats

10

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

Fair deal

11

The services readjustment act, or ______, offered veterans money for school as well as loans for housing farms and businesses

Gl bill of rights

12

United States joined nine Western European countriesalong with lick and and Canada to form the

North Atlantic treaty organization

13

Under the _________, Western Europe received more than $13 billion in U.S. loans and grants for European economics recovery between 1948 and 1952.

Marshall plan

14

Of preventing the Soviet Union from expanding its influence around the world.

Containment

15

The phrase __________ came to be used to describe the struggle for gobble power between the Soviet Union and the United States.

Cold War

16

An organization dedicated to resolve international conflicts

United Nations

17

This police of provide aid to help foreign countries fight communist became known as the _________

Truman doctrine

18

In November 1945 the tribunal put the higher ranking Nazis on trial in the German city of Nuremberg in what was known as ___________.

Nuremberg trials

19

At the _______, the three leaders made an important conclusion about the future of Europe governments

Yalta conference