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Want veterans to have education, jobs, housing o As they come home GI Bill o Educates a lot of people o Houses financed through this o Budget, GDP doubles and then doubles again Time of great prosperity ^^ o VERY limited though White middle class citizens though No help for blacks Keep them out of certain neighborhoods Blacks can’t go to certain colleges Consumers – many companies shift technologies to consumer peace time o Refrigerator o Proliferation of super market choices o Everything you want Even for kids Stimulate economy! No more GD We see great migration to defense industry jobs o Sun belt 1940s o are you consuming enough? o Plug everything in!
o Quizzes at time if you aren’t consuming enough electricity you are behind times! o The more stuff the more advanced and happier you should be Chemicals for better fertilizers o Neighborhood planting and consuming Monsanto chemicals Drink beer Smoking cigarettes ° °
L20: Creating the National Security State – Truman and the Start of the Cold War 01/23/2015 ° outline breakdown of the grand alliance the start of the cold war paying for containment: of budget battles and the armed services NSC-68: as much guns and butter as needed Conclusions ° Image at beginning? President Truman signs amendments to the national security act of 1947, creating the CIA and Defense Department Truman = fashionable We see o Cold war emerge – consensus among democrats and republicans – must be strong presence against communism at home and internationally ° ° The breakdown of the grand alliance Truman: the soviets are on their own hook Public awareness of a US soviet rift, winter 1945-1946 o The soviet spy ring scandal o Stalin’s February 9 speech o Churchill’s sinews of peace address The Marshall plan The Truman doctrine National security legislation We see debate over how much you want to spend to be secure o Does it hurt democracy if you spend too much? o How big is this national security structure going to be? Fall of china Start of Korean war Movement towards basically an interest internationally to have security Uncle Joe and soviets o Still technically allies of west in winter of 45 and 46 o US must have some sort of understanding with Soviet union Secretary of State Byrnes o Molotov – former PM of Soviet union o They don’t want to cooperate on economic issues and future of Germany o “iron curtain” o sense among leaders in white house including Truman that Soviets should be asking for help
Truman says – US will develop a national policy based on strength and those countries seeking atomic technology should do it on their own hook o Dream of alliance – dies Soviets had developed own system and don’t want to be drawn into capitalist world As 1945-1946 o American public comes around to idea that old allies aren’t so friendly o February – publish series of stories revealing vast soviet spy ring that had invaded Manhattan Project etc.

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