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Most significant events after World War II during 1950-1990?

Write a 1,750- to 2,050-word essay using APA formatting, addressing the following points:

Choose one social, economic, or political event that you studied from each of the five decades following World War II—1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s—that you think had a more powerful impact on the American people than other events within the same decade. Introduce the paper with a short explanation of the overall purpose of the final project.

Conclude the paper by hypothesizing changes you anticipate to happen in the U.S. social, economic, or political climate of the next ten years. Explain the reasons for your hypothesis.

Use at least two references in each decade’s section of your paper. Organize all sections into a unified, final paper with subtitles for each

section

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1950

Korean War Begins

Senator Joseph McCarthy Begins Communist Witch Hunt

U.S. President Truman Orders Construction of Hydrogen Bomb

1951

Truman Signs Peace Treaty With Japan, Officially Ending WWII

1952

Polio Vaccine Created

1953

DNA Discovered

1954

Segregation Ruled Illegal in U.S.

First Atomic Submarine Launched

1955

Rosa Parks Refuses to Give Up Her Seat on a Bus

Warsaw Pact Signed

1957

European Economic Community Established

Soviet Satellite Sputnik Launches Space Age "race"

1958

NASA founded

1959

Castro Becomes Dictator of Cuba

International Treaty Makes Antarctica Scientific Preserve

1960

First Televised Presidential Debates

Lasers Invented

1961

Bay of Pigs Invasion

Berlin Wall Built

Peace Corps Founded

Soviets Launch First Man in Space

1962

Cuban Missile Crisis

First Person Killed Trying to Cross the Berlin Wall

1963

JFK Assassinated

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