Essay on The United States During Ww2

858 Words May 17th, 2016 4 Pages
The USA had faced many challenges during WW2. During this war, USA had spent 100millions on their military troops alone in 1942. The pre-war ear was all about manpower and women power. In WW2, the armed services enlisted about 15 million men and 216,000 women for non-combat duties. The conflict between Japan and USA brought down the massive human destruction in the history, the Atomic Bombs. On August 6, 1945, USA had dropped one bomb on Hiroshima, which killed 180,000, and August 9, 1945, bomb had killed about 80,000 people. In the Later period, America had seen some sudden change in their country. The long economic boom, the post-war baby boom, the Cold War, the postwar prosperity, and migration to suburbs are some of them. (P: 150, 151) (Kennedy, 2016) After the introduction of the cold war in the USA, the United States experienced massive economic growth. The USA had gotten its prosperity, and in the postwar period, the United States consolidated its position as the world 's richest country. Other countries were jealous of seeing the growth of United States. America’s growth gradually increased from 1960 to 1973. At one time, they had about 40% of the world’s wealth. This whole thing had transformed the lives of the majority of the citizens and molded the agenda of politics and the society for two more generations. This expansion helped America in the Civil Rights Movements, funded the new welfare program like Medicare, and gave the citizens confidence to exercise…

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