Postwar America, 1945-1969

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    The United States in the Post World War II Era

    Time Line ... 1945 Potsdam Conference

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    The Beginnings of the Cold War

    The Beginnings of the Cold War In 1946, Winston Churchill made an important speech on the current state of world affairs. He spoke the following memorable sentences: From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Warsaw Pact

    International Organizations Since the Communist and non-Communist members of the United Nations were mutually hostile and distrustful, many heads of state felt that they would do well to form smaller international unions for their mutual protection. Two such ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Rebuilding Europe After World War II

    Rebuilding Europe When Communist forces took over Czechoslovakia in 1948, the U.S. Congress realized the seriousness of the Soviet threat to European democracy. They voted for full funding of the European Recovery Program, universally known as the Marshall ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    The Truman and Eisenhower Administration

    The Truman Administration President Harry S Truman faced numerous challenges, including the threat of nuclear war abroad and anti-Communist hysteria at home. However, Truman, a plain-spoken, solidly middle-class Midwesterner, was not the man to back down when ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Social Changes During 1945-1960

    Social Changes, 1945–1960 The two biggest changes in everyday life in the United States after World War II were the migration to the suburbs and the invention of television. Suburbs were planned communities outside major cities. Developers bought large ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Civil Rights

    Civil Rights Several important blows for racial integration were struck during the 1940s and 1950s. One was President Truman’s integration of the armed forces and the federal bureaucracy. Another was Jackie Robinson’s appearance in a Brooklyn Dodgers ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    The United States in the Post World War II Era Practice Test

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