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UNITED STATES

by Estudiante - Jeraldine Belalcazar

Pages 2 and 3 of 25

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World War II and the Cold War
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1941 - Japanese warplanes attack US fleet at Pearl Harbour in
Hawaii, leading to US joining World War II against the Axis powers.
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1945 - US drops two atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Japan surrenders.
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1947 - US enunciates policy of aid for nations it deems threatened
by communism in what became known as the Truman Doctrine.
Cold War with Soviet Union begins.
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1948 - America's programme to revive ailing post-war European
economies - the Marshall Plan - comes into force. Some $13bn is
disbursed over four years and the plan is regarded as a success.
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