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Neutrality Act:
Congress passed it in 1935, trying to avoid America from becoming involved in WW2.

Pearl Harbor:
Was attacked by Japan on December 7, 1941, and America got into the war against the Axis powers.

During the war, America's economy grew, and by 1945 more than half of the goods produced came from the USA.

The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics was a communist country, and America viewed this as dictatorship.

The Cold War:
The war between the USSR and America, with no military action in either of the countries.

The aim was to stop further communist expansion anywhere in the world.

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, an alliance formed to oppose communism.

Consumer Economy:
Unequaled prosperity based on the flow of newer and more desirable goods to buy.

Innocent people lost their jobs, and people were questioned with the possibility of going to jail, because the crusade against communism led to fear at home.

Civil Rights Movement:
Movement fighting for the rights of dark people in America who were discriminated.

Group of people which rejected the materialistic lifestyle and easy self-congratulations of most Americans.

Silent Majority:
White Americans who became skeptical of the liberal reforms that JFK and Lyndon B. Johnson came with.

War on Terror:
In 2002, George W. Bush proclaimed a war against terror.

transferring ownership of a business, or public property from the public sector to the private sector.

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Gro Liland

01.12.2014 kl.08:38

Fine, just notice unequalled with double l.

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