Science and Technology Notes - 2 Science and Technology NSC-68 approved by Truman spurred military buildup Hydrogen Bomb and Soviet Atomic Bomb

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2. Science and TechnologyNSC-68 approved by Truman spurred military buildupHydrogen Bomb and Soviet Atomic Bomb developed-Atomic Diplomacy-Massive Retaliation-wiped off Atomic monopolySoviets fire first ICBM and launch Sputnik-Americans felt more vulnerable and inferior in rocket technologyUS enlarged it’s fleet of B-52s and deployed intermediate-range missiles in Europe, targeted against USSRUS added Polaris missile-bearing submarines to the navyNASA was createdMKULTRA-US developed mind-controlling drugsAID-US Agency for International Development-sponsor a Green Movement Agriculture Section flourished-new machines such as mechanical cotton, tobacco, and grape-pickers-fertilizers and pesticidesIndustry-Henry Ford’s assemble line practice
-adopted by Levitt for making houses-suburbanization flourished

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