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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
Make sure that you have written a collegiate paper.
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Korean War Begins
Senator Joseph McCarthy Begins Communist Witch Hunt
U.S. President Truman Orders Construction of Hydrogen Bomb
Truman Signs Peace Treaty With Japan, Officially Ending WWII
Polio Vaccine Created
Segregation Ruled Illegal in U.S.
First Atomic Submarine Launched
Rosa Parks Refuses to Give Up Her Seat on a Bus
Warsaw Pact Signed
European Economic Community Established
Soviet Satellite Sputnik Launches Space Age "race"
Castro Becomes Dictator of Cuba
International Treaty Makes Antarctica Scientific Preserve
First Televised Presidential Debates
Bay of Pigs Invasion
Berlin Wall Built
Peace Corps Founded
Soviets Launch First Man in Space
Cuban Missile Crisis
First Person Killed Trying to Cross the Berlin Wall