was that after WW2, the American government saw a need to keep a vigilant watch on countries that wanted to harm U.S. interests. After the World Wars, enemy countries saw how rich the U.S. was in resources and wanted to capitalize on those resources. Also, they saw the threat of democracy on their own way of life in which those countries' saw the spread of democracy spread further into Europe soon after WW2.(2011, Lagon, M.P.) The differences between foreign policy before and after WW2 were very different
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There were fears of 'reds under the beds', communist spies operating in Australia. The climate of fear and suspicion that took hold of the United States was also felt in Australia. World War 2 women played an important role overseas and in the homefront and it changed and improved women?s place in the Australian society of today. Before the war few women followed careers. Most jobs for women were traditional roles such as nursing, secretarial or caring jobs. Some women in World War 2 volunteered
passenger ships so attacked all ships; America so joined the war in 1917 – the same year Russia pulled out due to the Russian Revolution ∙ Canada’s greatest contribution to the war was the 60 antisubmarine ships and 500 anti sub launchers Homefront Total War: all elements of society were geared and preoccupied with the war effort ∙ Government could detain suspicious members of society (War Measures Act) ∙ Women in the workforce; more prominent and independent