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What happened after the hiroshima nagasaki bombing

After America had dropped two atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan surrendered to America during WWII.

What is a benefit of using nuclear energy

It does not pollute and is a very cost-effective energy source.

What did America drop on Japan to defeat them in 1945

Americans dropped atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki to defeat them.

What is the result of World War 2

-Allied victory

-Dissolution of the Third Reich

-Creation of the United Nations

-Emergence of the United States and the Soviet Union as superpowers

-Beginning of the Cold War.

Which is true of FDR

By speaking to Americans on the radio, he made the New Deal understandable. - Apex

What was an agreement made by the Allies at the Potsdam Conference

Stalin promised that the Soviet Union would declare war against Japan.

What reforms of the fair deal did not happen

Federal aid to education

What was not a potential problem of using more nuclear energy

the cost of nuclear fuel was low - Apex

What are the two main bodies of the united nations

The General Assembly and the Security Council are the two main bodies of the UN.

The Cold War resulted from

Tensions between the two nations at the end of World War II. The two nations were the United States and the Soviet Union.

Does Germany have a federal republic

Yes. Germany is a federal republic.

What policy did the Truman Doctrine support

Containment

What was the main goal of the Soviet Union after World War 2

The main goal was to create a buffer zone between the Soviet Union and Western Europe

What was an argument used in favor of dropping atomic bombs on japan

it would prevent high casualties that would be caused by an invasion of mainland japan

What information did President Truman keep from Stalin at the Potsdam Conference

The atomic bomb test

What three powers met at the potsdam conference

The US, Soviet Union, and Great Britain

Which statement is true of the 1950s

Some Americans were accused of being Communist agents.

With the Truman doctrine the United states promised apex

The US promised to stop Communism or "contain it."

How did Fordism affect American labor

It helped American workers enter the middle class

What did the marshall plan do

Sent aid to countries in Europe - Apex

Which of these was not a principle of liberalism during the cold war

communism

apex

Which of the following best describes an outcome of the 1970s oil crisis in the United states

The U.S. government increased its investment in researching alternative fuel sources.

Which of the following is not a sustainable form or energy production

Coal

What did the US and soviet union became important members of

The United Nations .

What was the result of the Scopes monkey trial

Scopes was declared guilty, but people felt the law violated the Constitution. Scopes was fined and the law was upheld.

The goal of the Truman doctrine was to

fight the spread of communism

aid nations that were in danger of becoming communist

Who sent troops to help North Korea

China sent troops to help North Korea.

The UN states

Which countries use oil supertankers

Panama was the world's largest flag state for oil tankers, with 528 of the vessels in its registry. Six other flag states had more than 200 registered oil tankers: Liberia (464), Singapore (355), China (252), Russia (250), the Marshall Islands (234) and the Bahamas (209).

What did the Suez Crisis show about power in the Cold War

The United States and the Soviet Union held the balance of power. (apex)

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Why was the Soviet Union upset with the Western Allies

The Soviet Union was upset with the Western Allies because they invaded North Africa instead of France. The Soviet Union was upset with the Western Allies because they invaded North Africa instead of France. The Allies decided to invaded Noth Africa first to secure the Mediterranean Sea in the region.

Who sent troops to help South Korea in 1950

UN member states

What was the Molotov Plan

The Molotov Plan was the system created by the Soviet Union in 1947 in order to provide aid to rebuild the countries in Eastern Europe that were politically and economically aligned to the Soviet Union. It can be seen to be the USSR's version of the Marshall Plan, which for political reasons the Eastern European countries would not be able to join without leaving the Soviet sphere of influence. Soviet foreign minister Vyacheslav Molotov rejected the Marshall Plan (1947), proposing the Molotov Plan - the Soviet-sponsored economic grouping which was eventually expanded to become the COMECON.

The plan was a system of bilateral trade agreements which also established COMECON to create an economic alliance of socialist countries.[3] This aid allowed countries in Europe to stop relying on American aid, and therefore allowed Molotov Plan states to reorganize their trade to the USSR instead.

Apex- The Soviet plan for giving aid to Eastern Europe.

Under the Marshall Plan the United States

Gave economic aid to Europe

Churchill used the term iron curtain to describe

Eastern European governments as soviet puppets

What was an effect of the dropping of atomic bombs on Japan

It demonstrated to the Soviet Union that the United States had the ability to counter its armies in Europe, which were larger than the other Allied armies.

Many Japanese people, especially civilians were killed. The US demonstrated to Japan that it had a weapon that could destroy Japan without sacrificing its own troops.

Japan surrendered to the United States and its allies.

Many American soldiers survived the war that would have perished had there been a manned invasion of Japan.

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