The aftermath of the World War II from 1945 to 1965 was a period of intense change in the United States that changed socially, politically, and economically. This period was characterized by the rebuilding of various aspects in the country since the war was destructive on political, social, and economic fronts. Socially, there was the need to return to normalcy in the United States as the dislocations that resulted in the war were put aside for some time. As many men and women returned from the war and women returned home, a new generation began in the country. Since the United States was the only industrial power that was undestroyed during the war, the country experienced extraordinary economic growth after the war. America's economy was greatly stimulated by the war as new industrial complexes were developed across the country with the decisive end of depression ("Effects of World War II," n.d.). On the political front, the resolution of World War II and strong opposition to the Soviet Union forced America to embrace the democratic concept of the good.
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During the period when President Truman authorized the use of atomic bombs against...
This is largely because America had noticed that the supposedly defeated enemy had lots of fight left because of the suicidal defenses of the Japanese military. Before making the decision on the use of atomic bombs, President Truman had received several suggestions from military and civilian leaders to force the surrender of Japan. This included tightening the naval blockade, negotiating a peace settlement, invasion, aerial attack of Japan, and using atomic bomb (Paulin, 2007). Some of the factors that contributed to President Truman's decision on the use of atomic bomb included the fact that he never received advice on not using the atomic bomb. The other factor behind this ultimate decision was the president's desire to end the war before any other unnecessary death of the United States service members. This concern was largely because of the extremely large estimates of casualties presented by Chiefs of Staffs regarding the bloody battles on Okinawa and Iwo Jima.…
Based on Thumim's work, it is possible to suggest that the reason John Fitzgerald Kennedy won the White House had little to do with his wealth, his brains, the party's backing, his WWII heroism or even his obviously intelligent wife. In view of Thumim's claims, it is possible to conclude that a nation of devalued women -- 'put down' on television sitcoms for more than a decade -- were
Great War in American history does not signify any greatness for the disastrous affects it left behind. The aftermath of the civil war had been damaging for the Americans, which resulted in their rebuking the African-Americans, with a biased attitude towards their slavery. The book 'A lesson before Dying' emphasis on such a community, where the outcome of the wars were still hanging on their shoulders, yet it was
The bill before me takes into account of the new realities and dangers posed by modern terrorists. It will help law enforcement to indentify, to dismantle, to disrupt and to punish terrorist before they strike." (Marcovitz, 2008) This is significant because it allows for the effective tracking of suspected terrorists activities. As a result, the overall quality and amount of intelligence gathered will allow law enforcement to determine what
World War II or the Second World War occurred between 1939 and 1945 between the Allied Powers and the Axis Powers (Wikipedia 2006). The Allied Powers were led by the United Kingdom, the Soviet Union and the U.S. The Axis Powers were led by Germany, Italy and Japan. World War II claimed 12 million lives and began in response to the military aggression of Nazi Germany under Adolph Hitler and
World War Two Represents the Greatest Cataclysm The first ever time the atom bomb was used Millions of lives were lost and property destroyed c) Was disastrous for vast majority of the Jews Political reasons Poor framing of the League of nations Lack of preventive initiative from Britain as a super power Birth of Dictatorship in Germany and Italy Events a) German occupation of European nations b) Russian and German conflict (Balkan) c) Intervention of the United
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