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His1520 4/3/08 Lecture # 8 Randoms: 1 st world(western industrialized countries) 2 nd world(communist countries) 3 rd world(former colonies that had been stripped of their wealth) 4 th world(poorest of poor countries, former colonies) Big fear after WWII was nuclear wars Both us and soviets had nuclear weapons Nuclear chic? 1946 took nuclear control out of military hands and into civilian High rate of paranoia in united states Stalin constantly harassed Roosevelt Eastern Europe was ruled be soviets, western by US 90% of nobel prize winners since WWII had been german jew War with Hitler weakened Britain 1949 soviets test their first atomic bomb Soon after north and south korea start fighting(very cool memorial in washington) US tripled defense budget tripled at the start of Korean war Thermo hydrogen bomb(H bomb)- 700 x power of bombs dropped in japan Openly conduct nuclear tests: US, soviets, great britain, france, china, India, pakistan By 1990 20 countries were operating 400 nuclear power plants around the world
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HIS 1520 taught by Professor Kanzler during the Winter '08 term at Oakland CC.

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