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In the years following World War II, American life became increasingly mobile; the population began to shift as more and more people relied on automobiles. The interstate highway system was begun in 1955.

Cold War Europe, 1956

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The Korean War, 1950-53

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The Interstate Highway System, ca. 1960

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The Vietnam War, 1964-1975

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The United States in the Caribbean and Central America, 1954-2004

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