Flashcards in Social Studies🎒 Deck (12):
The Communists officially est. the People’s Republic of China on Oct. 1, 1949.
After the war, the Allies divided Korea at the 38th parallel.
A weapon far powerful than than the atomic bombs used in World War 2.
In what became the arms race, both the US and the SU rushed to build more weapons.
The world’s first artificial satellite.
A significant increase in the number of babies born.
Southern and western states that offered a warm climate year-round and low tax rates.
A plan to improve life in cities
Young people known as beatniks, or beats, criticized society with unusual writing styles and rebellious behavior.
In November 1945 the tribunal high-ranking Nazis on trial in the German city of Nuremberg in what became known as the Nuremberg trials.
The phrase Cold War came to be used to describe the struggle for global power between the US and the SU