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At the Yalta the three leaders made important decisions about the future of European governments .
In November the tribunal put high ranking Nazis on trial in the Germany city of Nuremberg .
An organization dedicated to resolving international conflicts .
The phrase Cold War came to be used to describe the struggle for global power between the US and the SU.
Or preventing the SU from expanding its influence around the world .
This policy of providing aid to help foreign countries fight communism became known as the Truman doctrine .
Eastern Europe received more than 13 billion innUS loans and grants for European economic recovery between 1948 and 1952.
United States joined nine Western European countries , along with Ice,and and Canada to form NATO .
GI bill of Rights
The servicemen’s readjustment Act , or the Gi bill , offered veterans money for school as well as loans for houses , farms , and businesses
Included a higher minimum wage , the creation of a national health insurance plan for all Americans , and expanded social security benefits for the elderly .
The communists officially established the people’s republic of China in October 1,1949 .
After the war , the Allies divided Korea at the 38th parallel.
Contributed to fears in the early 1950s by charging that communists were working inside to have water department .
A weapon far more powerful than the atomic bombs used in World War II.
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 in the number of babies born .
Southern and western states that offered a warm climate year -round and low tax rates .
Program a plan to improve life in cities .
Young people known as beatniks , or beats , criticized society with unusual writing styles and rebellious behavior .