"My candle burns at both ends; It will not last the night; But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends - It gives a lovely light." - Edna St. Vincent Millay

The Postwar and Modern Age (1945-present)

After World War II the United States enjoyed decades of unprecedented prosperity. The Civil Rights movement also began in his era, greatly changing American society.

The Cold War in 1,000 Words

From Truman and Stalin, to McCarthyism and the Vietnam War, and finally the collapse of the Soviet Union. A brief overview of the Cold War.

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