Period 8 Overview
Get a broad overview of the key things to know for Period 8.
How do you face a world with two superpowers armed to the teeth with nuclear weapons? Truman had to make that decision. Find out what he did in this article.
Highway Act of 1956
How do you connect a nation dedicated to automobiles? Eisenhower figured it out.
Solving the housing conundrum in the 1950s required out of the box thinking. Now? We just see the solution as common.
You probably don’t know what it is, but Stagflation robbed the 1970s economy in ways never before seen.
The Tet Offensive
How did the U.S. “lose” the Vietnam war, even though we dominated the battles? The same way the British lost the Revolutionary War…
The Yalta Conference
Dividing up the world can be tricky business… Read how our FDR, Winston, and Stalin carved up the world…
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