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Flashcards in Social Studies🎒 Deck (12):
1

Mao Zedong

The Communists officially est. the People’s Republic of China on Oct. 1, 1949.

2

38th Parallel

After the war, the Allies divided Korea at the 38th parallel.

3

Hydrogen Bomb

A weapon far powerful than than the atomic bombs used in World War 2.

4

Arms Race

In what became the arms race, both the US and the SU rushed to build more weapons.

5

Sputnik

The world’s first artificial satellite.

6

Baby Boom

A significant increase in the number of babies born.

7

Sun Belt

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

8

Urban Renewal

A plan to improve life in cities

9

Beats

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

10

Nuremberg trials

In November 1945 the tribunal high-ranking Nazis on trial in the German city of Nuremberg in what became known as the Nuremberg trials.

11

Cold War

The phrase Cold War came to be used to describe the struggle for global power between the US and the SU

12

Containment

Preventing the SU from expanding its influence around the world