US & Global 4 Content Statements Section 1: Origins of the Cold War; 868 Unit 8: Hot and Cold War, 1931‐1960   

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US & Global 4 Content Statements Section 1: Origins of the Cold War; 868 Unit 8: Hot and Cold War, 1931‐1960   
US & Global 4 Content Statements
Unit 8: Hot and Cold War, 1931‐1960 Chapter 26: The Cold War (1945‐1960)
Section 1: Origins of the Cold War; 868
AH 26.01 At the end of World War II, conflicting goals for the future of Europe led to growing hostility between the United States and the Soviet Union.
Section 2: The Cold War Heats Up; 876
AH 26.02 As the Cold War intensified, American foreign policy focused on rebuilding and unifying Western Europe. At home, Americans began to suspect Communist infiltration of their own society and government.
Section 3: The Korean War; 884
AH 26.03 To repel a North Korean invasion of South Korea, American and other UN troops fought against Communist forces for three years. The result was a return to prewar Korean borders.
Section 4: The Continuing Cold War; 889
AH 26.04 During the 1950s, the Cold War spread around the world. At home, McCarthyism caused fear and distrust.
Chapter 27: The Postwar Years at Home (1945‐1960)
Section 1: The Postwar Economy; 900
AH 27.01 The “American Dream,” characterized by a home in the suburbs and a car in the garage, became reality for many people in the postwar years.
Section 2: The Mood of the 1950s; 907
AH 27.02 After World War II, many Americans enjoyed economic prosperity. While some welcomed the conformity of the 1950s, others felt it was restrictive and rebelled against it.
Section 3: Domestic Politics and Policy; 912
AH 27.03 Presidents Harry Truman and Dwight Eisenhower used two very different styles of leadership to meet the challenges they faced during the postwar period.
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