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TyYonna Kitchen6/1/2017Hist&158Essay #3Bernard Baruch’s plan for atomic energy was a plea to the American public to keepatomic energy from going global. After Truman decided to drop America’s two atom bombs ontoHiroshima and Nagasaki the entire world realized that there was now a monopoly in America’shands only. Baruch thought that it would be best to get rid of any use of atomic energy. He notonly wanted America to never use it again, he also vouched for the rest of the world tossing anyatomic energy warfare findings discovered.The problem with this plan is the fact that people like to advance in socially,technologically, and in any other way possible. Telling the world to step back after such a hugebreakthrough would never have worked. Even though seeing America with that much powerscared most parts of the globe, it must have inspired those same areas as well. As of today, thereare 14,900 nuclear weapons in the world, the U.S.A only had two in 1945. The weapons are
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Term
Winter
Professor
John SImpson
Tags
US History, Cold War, Bernard Baruch, Nuclear weapon, Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, ATOMIC ENERGY

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