The cold war transformed american lives, they went from ordinary day to day people, to then feeling as if they always had a target on their backs.
1947 marked the start of the cold war. Russia and the United states had sights on each other.
the Federal Civil Defense Administration (FCDA) was set up in 1951 to educate americans and students that surviving a war was possible and acts like the duck and cover were introduced in schools around america
The first fallout shelter was built after the berlin wall had be put up, this marked the start of safety protocol that people were taking
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One of their approaches was to involve schools. Teachers in selected cities were encouraged to conduct air raid drills where they would suddenly yell, "Drop!" and students were expected to kneel down under their desks with their hands clutched around their heads and necks. Some schools even distributed metal "dog tags," like those worn by World War II soldiers, so that the bodies of students could be identified after an attack.
The change in schools
After the Soviet Union exploded its first atomic bomb in 1949, the American public was understandably nervous. They were aware of the destruction that individual atomic bombs did to the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. But the general public did not know a lot yet about the dangers of radiation and fallout.
The constant competition between the US and the USSR often made other nations into opportunities for one side to gain an advantage over the other. For example, the USSR established the "iron curtain" to control most of Central and Eastern Europe. Additionally, American fear of the spread of communism led to a number of proxy wars. The Cold War also spread the worldwide fear of nuclear war, which heavily influenced international diplomacy and affairs.
how did the other nations view the cold war
During kennedys presidencie he asked congress to give him 100 million to spend on protection including fallout shelters in public areas around the united states.
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