The cold war which is the period of tension between the United States and Soviet Union drastically altered life for Americans. The tensions have still been escalating to this period. In World War 2 Russia was an ally of the us and England because the war against Germany. Although Stalin was considered a devil because of how he treated his people; he was a totalitarian dictator murdered people left and right, the political and military relationship between Russia has been on rocky ground ever since then. The fear of nuclear destruction had a big part to do with higher education, economy, immigration policy, civil rights and civil liberties. A period of time known as the red scare which was also known as the red menace had a profound effect on the American society as a whole It had an direct impact on the lives of Americans for instance with the launch of sputnik 1 which was launched in 1957 the us took measures to launch an overhaul in science education. This satellite launch emphasized that the Soviet Union had trampled the us into space. . As mentioned in a speech by Precedent john F Kennedy June, 10, 1963 “it is an ironic but accurate fact; that the two strongest powers are the two with the most danger of devastation. All we have built, all we have worked for would be destroyed in the first 24 hrs and even in the cold war with brings burdens and dangers to so many countries including this nations closest allies our two countries bare the heaviest burdens. For wee are both devoting massive sums of money to weapons. That could be better devoted to combat ignorance, poverty and disease.” (kennedy) Mad short for Mutual assured destruction or also referred to as mutual suicide on September 1867 Sec. of Defense Robert McNamara be...
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..., Justice Homes’ opinion was adopted by the court in that instance, the court interpreted “advocacy” to mean only urging that includes incitement to unlawful action (Dr.Bussi & Megele). The smith act had a direct impact on all resident aliens and they were required by law to be registered, fingerprinted. As seen the purpose of the act was to strengthen U.S security.
The fear of nuclear destruction had a big part to do with higher education, economy, immigration policy, civil rights and civil liberties .As seen the cold war had a profound effect on a huge aspect of American life. It sparked the revision of the academic pursuits of Americans and had government influence encroached into education. The smith act both affected limited the first amendment and affected immigration policy. This cold war some say has not ended but continued and might be at a boiling point.
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