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History of US Imperialism: Dawn of the Cold War – PSMLS Class

Continuing our series on the History of U.S. Imperialism from where we left off at the end of WW2, we will be delving into the early years of the international struggle between Western Imperialism and the world Communist movement following the end of the Second World War up to 1960. This will include happenings domestically, such as severe repression of the Communist movement, the Civil Rights movement and its connection to the Communist movement, and the movement against conscription. This class will also cover international events, such as the U.S. military interventions in Greece, Korea, Iran, Guatemala, Cuba and more, as well as the nuclear flashpoints, what was happening in Germany, US-Soviet Relations etc.

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