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Flashcards in SS Vocab Words Deck (11):
1

Significant increase on the number of babies born

Baby boom

2

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

Sun belt

3

A plan to improve life in cities.

Urban renewal

4

Young people know as beatniks criticized society with unusual writing styles and rebellious behavior,

Beats

5

The leader of the nationalists feeing from the island of Taiwan.

Mao Zedong

6

After the war the allies divided Korea

38th parallel

7

Wisconsin senator

Joseph McCarthy

8

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

Hydrogen bomb

9

Both United States and the Soviet Union rushed to build more and more weapons.

Arms race

10

The worlds first artificial satellite

Sputnik

11

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

Brinkmanship