TAMU HIST 106 - hist test 2 (31 pages)

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Hist 106 - History Of The U S

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10 21 2014 WW2 Womens liberation movement o Expanded when women got more jobs and made more money o Felt independent because of this new pay and jobs o There were many women who were not happy with becoming a house wife again The good war o The greatest generation in US history aka the people who lived during fight during WW2 o The great war o The war had to be fought o The 1950s was a very masculine time period o Male dominated households o Homosexuality considered a social plague o Trying to root out homosexuals in the gov t American century o US was producing a bunch of stuff o Many americans believed the US would be unchallenged o The US economy was just too strong US after the war o Tension between the US and the Soviet Union o Start of the cold war Build up of nuclear arsenal Troops were placed o Ideology This was used in propaganda US a democratic system that was multiparty Free market USSR anti capitalism only one political party state ownership of industry They battled it out across the world 3rd world countries The war was a battle ground for their ideologies If they traded with each country it meant that they preffered them o Relations The US and USSR always had tensions Large amount of distrust Hitler Stalin agreement of non aggression aka the Hitler Stalin Pact Stalin was notoriously paranoid He was very suspicious of the US USSR lost many soldiers died in WW2 o Yalta February 1945 What to do with postwar Germany divide Germany into four different sections aka rebuilding zones Dividing berlin because it was the capital also divided it into four zones Created the united nations to replace the failed league of nations The United nations and the security councilfive permanent members of the security council Also only countries that could veto Declaring war on japan German POW sent to work camps by the USSR to repay for the actions done in the war Free and fair elections Stalin wanted a buffer zone of friendly states between Germany and the USSR Soviets



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