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Period 8: 1945-1980

APUSH: ARC (Theme), GEO (Theme), MIG (Theme), NAT (Theme), PCE (Theme), SOC (Theme), WOR (Theme), WXT (Theme)
APUSH: KC‑8.1.II.A (KC), NAT (Theme), Unit 8: Learning Objective C
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APUSH: KC‑8.3.I.A (KC), KC‑8.3.I.B (KC), MIG (Theme), Unit 8: Learning Objective D, Unit 8: Learning Objective E, WXT (Theme)
APUSH: KC‑8.1.I.B.ii (KC), KC‑8.1.I.D.ii (KC), KC‑8.1.II.C.ii (KC), Unit 8: Learning Objective I, WOR (Theme)
APUSH: KC‑8.2.II.C (KC), KC‑8.2.III.A (KC), KC‑8.2.III.B.i (KC), KC‑8.3.I.C (KC), MIG (Theme), PCE (Theme), Unit 8: Learning Objective J, Unit 8: Learning Objective K
APUSH: KC‑8.2.I.A (KC), KC‑8.2.I.B.ii (KC), KC‑8.2.I.C (KC), KC‑8.2.III.B.ii (KC), PCE (Theme), SOC (Theme), Unit 8: Learning Objective L, Unit 8: Learning Objective M
APUSH: KC‑8.2.II.A (KC), KC‑8.2.II.B (KC), KC‑8.3.II.B.i (KC), SOC (Theme), Unit 8: Learning Objective L
APUSH: ARC (Theme), KC‑8.1.II.B (KC), KC‑8.2.III.D (KC), KC‑8.3.II.B.ii (KC), Unit 8: Learning Objective N
APUSH: GEO (Theme), KC‑8.1.II.D (KC), KC‑8.2.II.D (KC), Unit 8: Learning Objective O
APUSH: ARC (Theme), KC‑8.2.III.C (KC), KC‑8.2.III.E (KC), KC‑8.2.III.F (KC), KC‑8.3.II.C (KC), PCE (Theme), Unit 8: Learning Objective J, Unit 8: Learning Objective P
APUSH: KC‑8.1 (KC), KC‑8.1.II (KC), KC‑8.2 (KC), KC‑8.2.I (KC), KC‑8.2.II (KC), KC‑8.2.III (KC), KC‑8.3 (KC), KC‑8.3.I (KC), KC‑8.3.II (KC), Unit 8: Learning Objective Q

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The United States emerged from World War II as the wealthiest and most powerful nation in the world. But staying on top isn't easy.