WW2 and The Cold War

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    Anti-Semitism

    Hatred of Jewish people.
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    Civil Liberties

    Freedoms automatically given to people.
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    Ideas that are biased used to influence the public.
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    Mass Consumerism

    Industrial improvement in selling goods & products.
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    Capitalism

    An economic and political system in which a country's trade and industry are controlled by private owners for profit, rather than by the state.
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    Xenophobia

    A fear of immigrants.
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    Communism

    The Soviet Union's ideology.
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    Charles Lindbergh

    A pilot who made the first non-stop flight by himself.
  • Third Reich

    The Third German Empire, established by Adolf Hitler in the 1930s.
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    Adolf Hitler

    German leader of the Nazi Party.
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    Franklin D.Roosevelt

    President of the US during the Great Depression and World War II.
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    Concentration Camps

    Camps that were used by the Nazis to kill groups of people they didn't like or felt superior to.
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    HUAC

    This group accused people of being communists and blacklisted people.
  • Appeasement

    Satisfying the demands of dissatisfied powers in an effort to maintain peace and stability.
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    Isolationism

    A national policy of avoiding involvement in world affairs (Ex: WWII and the United States not participating for awhile).
  • The St. Louis

    This boat carried Jewish refugees that wanted to escape Nazi Germany and go to Cuba but they weren't let into land there.
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    The Red Scare

    Paranoia communism was going to take over the United States.
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    Winston Churchill

    Prime Minister of Great Britain during WWII
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    The Holocaust

    German supremacy against the Jewish. A group called the Nazi's emerged from this hatrid and created a genocide of Jewish people.
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    American Home Front

    Women took the lead of what men left behind & got jobs to take care of their family and etc.
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    The Final Solution

    The Nazis made a mass murdering of Jewish people. An estimated amount of 6 million Jewish people died.
  • Pearl Harbor

    United States military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan, bringing the United States into World War II. Pearl Harbor was attacked on December 7, 1941.
  • The United Nations

    This group was formed after World War 2 and to keep anymore genocides from happening. As well as, to keep the peace between nations.
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    Executive Order 9066

    President Roosevelt's idea of containing Japenese-Americans in an Internment Camp because he was paranoid of another attack.
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    Internment

    A prison for a certain group of people for government purposes.
  • Koremastu vs. United States

    Supreme Court case that upheld the government's wartime internment policy of Japenese-Americans.
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    Joseph McCarthy

    A senator who accused many innocent people of being communists.
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    War Refugee Board

    President Roosevelt made this to help people who were terrorized during the Holocaust.
  • D-Day

    Allied Powers (United States, Britain, Soviet Union) fought against Nazi Germany.
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    The Yalta Conference

    Franklin D. Roosevelt, Joseph Stalin, and Winston Churchill had meeting about post-war plans and fighting against Japan.
  • VE Day

    United States and Britain celebrate the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany.
  • The Atomic Board

    A weapon that was used to force the Japenese to making an unconditional surrender.
  • Nuclear Warfare

    Nuclear weapons used to fight a opponent.
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    The Numbers Trials

    This was to punish the people who took place in the Holocaust or genocide.
  • Truman Doctrine

    President Truman stating that he will help any country in need of help to keep away communism.
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    Containment

    A plan for helping European nations.
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    Levittown

    The suburbs where whites lived & conformed throughout their life.
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    Marshal Plan

    A plan for helping European nations.
  • Israel

    This was given to Jewish people originally for them to enjoy their own land.
  • NATO

    Treaty between America and Europe.
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    McCarthyism

    The act of accusing innocents as communists.
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    Conformity

    Following society's norms.
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    The Korean War

    The conflict between North and South Korea (United States and Soviet Union tensions).
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    Civil Rights

    The rights of people to be treated equally.
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    NASA

    United States space program.
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    John F. Kennedy

    President helped with civil rights & always tried to find peace.
  • Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD)

    2 opponents can strike at any moment and war can break out.
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    The Cuban Missile Crisis

    The 1962 conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union over Soviet missiles in Cuba.
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    Betty Friedan

    A feminist who wrote The Feminine Mystique & fought for women's rights.