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baby boom
A baby boom is when a large number of babies are born in the same period of time.
consumer goods
Consumer goods are products that people use such as cars or telephones.
suburbs
Suburbs are areas near large cities. Many people live in suburbs and work in areas nearby.
decade
A decade is ten years.
veteran
A veteran is someone who has been in the United States Army or Navy.
G.I. Bill of Rights
The G.I. Bill of Rights is a law that helps veterans get loans.
polio
Polio is a sickness that can cause leg muscles to become so weak that a person cannot walk.
communism
Communism is a type of government. The government owns most of the land and businesses.
vaccine
A vaccine is a kind of medicine that stops people from getting a disease.
missile
A missile is a rocket with a bomb in it.
Cold War
The Cold War was a struggle between the United States and the Soviet Union over the spread of Communism.
organization
An organization is a group of people or nations that work together.
democracy
A democracy is a government that allows people to choose their own leaders.
NATO
NATO stands for North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
United Nations
The United Nations is an organization that tries to help nations solve their problems without fighting.