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Cold War Essay • Discuss and explain in detail the effects of the Cold War on American politics, society, military operations, and economics as it pertains to the following topics: 2. Topics • Discuss why the Americans were so afraid of communist infiltration after the end of World War II. Items for discussion should include the HUAC, McCarthyism and the Red Scare. • Discuss, compare and contrast any leader of the United States with his counterpart in the U.S.S.R at the same time and the impact their countries had on the Cold War. • Discuss the policy of containment and the Domino Theory as it applied to the United States foreign policy during the Cold War. • Discuss the influence of the Vietnam War on the Cold War. • Discuss the influence of the Korean War on the Cold War. • Discuss the significance of the Bay of Pigs Invasion and the Cuban Missile Crisis on the Cold War. • Why was the Cold War such a driving factor behind the space race? • Discuss the nuclear arms race and the ways in which the Cold War has caused many volatile nations to have nuclear weapons. Items for discussion should include SDI, SALT I and SALT II. • What were the causes of the American economic boom in the 1950’s? How did prosperity affect the nation socially, politically, and economically? • Discuss the significance of NATO, the Marshall Plan, The Truman Doctrine, and the Warsaw Pact as contributing factors to the Cold War. 3. Instructions • Choose 5 (five) topics. • Essay will be done in 12 font (Times New Roman) with an introduction of at least 250 words, each topic should have a minimum of 500 words per topic, a conclusion of at least 250 words and single spaced. Total word count will be a minimum of 3000.