Jonesx_Ch._24 - 1 24. COLD WAR AND HOT WAR (1945-1953) THE...

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24. COLD WAR AND HOT WAR (1945-1953) I. THE UNCERTAINTIES OF VICTORY The Cold War—U.S.-Soviet hostility until 1989 A. Global Destruction B. Vacuums of Power C. Postwar Reconversion -The Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944 (the G.I. Bill) —“extended crucial financial aid to veterans, provided low-cost mortgages for home ownership, created Veterans Administration hospitals to provide lifetime medical care, and paid tuition and stipends for colleges and vocational training, making higher education broadly available for the first time . . . ’’ Jones, 2006, p. 811). -The United Nations (1945) was founded together with the establishment of the U.N. charter and the Security Council; fifty nations gathered in San Francisco to establish the U.N. D. Contesting Racial Hierarchies “ . . . California Supreme Court overturned law banning interracial marriages, thus pointing the way for elimination of similar laws in other states in the U.S. Supreme Court’s Loving v. Virginia decision (1967) (Jones, 2006, pg. 813).” -Jackie Robinson broke the MLB color barrier by joining the
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