Cold War: Transformation The US Political Culture

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Ashley Ross History II Dr. Moon 17 June 2012 Chapters 43-51: Cold War During the Cold War many Americans were on edge due to threats about the Soviet Union creating a nuclear war, and also about the Communists having a major influence on the government and schools. Because of the Russians launching the first satellite, the number of students taking science courses increased dramatically. In addition, it help keep the United States ahead of the Soviets in the Space Race. Schools were where many people believed conflict began. The Cold War offered a new standpoint on how the after life of the war transformed the U.S. political culture by examining the education history during the 1950s. In this time period many Americans experienced economic
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