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Postwar United States 1945-Present

Postwar United States, 1945-Present

The assessments below focus on people and events in the post-World War II United States, 1945-Present. During this period, the United States became a world power and was increasingly involved in world events. Additionally, different groups of Americans, including African Americans and women, fought for civil rights at home. Source topics include the Korean, Vietnam, and Middle East wars, along with the Civil Rights, Feminist, and Peace movements.