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American Environmental Policy since 1964

Richard N. L. Andrews.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: US History since 1945; Political History; Environmental History. 8829 words.

Between 1964 and 2017, the United States adopted the concept of environmental policy as a new focus for a broad range of previously disparate policy issues affecting human interactions with...

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American Indian Activism after 1945

Bradley Shreve.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online November 2016 .

Article. Subjects: US History since 1945; Political History; Native American History. 10350 words.

American Indian activism after 1945 was as much a part of the larger, global decolonization movement rooted in centuries of imperialism as it was a direct response to the ethos of civic...

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American Opposition to South African Apartheid

David L. Hostetter.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online November 2019 .

Article. Subjects: US History since 1945; Diplomatic History; Political History; US Cultural History; African American History; History of Religion. 7483 words.

American activists who challenged South African apartheid during the Cold War era extended their opposition to racial discrimination in the United States into world politics. US...

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American Political History

Donald Critchlow.

December 2014; p ublished online February 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Political History; US Social History; Regional Political Studies. 168 pages.

American Political History: A Very Short Introduction explores key turning points in American political history, the nature of the two-party system, representative presidential and...

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Antimonopoly in American Politics, 1945–2000

Daniel Scroop.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: US History since 1945; Political History; Economic History. 8716 words.

Antimonopoly, meaning opposition to the exclusive or near-exclusive control of an industry or business by one or a very few businesses, played a relatively muted role in the history of the...

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Arab-Israeli Wars and US Foreign Policy

Seth Anziska.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online August 2019 .

Article. Subjects: US History since 1945; Diplomatic History; Political History. 11501 words.

American policy toward the Arab-Israeli conflict has reflected dueling impulses at the heart of US-Middle East relations since World War II: growing support for Zionism and Israeli...

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The Asian American Movement

Daryl Joji Maeda.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Political History; Urban History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity). 7753 words.

The Asian American Movement was a social movement for racial justice, most active during the late 1960s through the mid-1970s, which brought together people of various Asian ancestries in...

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Asian Americans and the Cold War

Madeline Y. Hsu.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online May 2015 .

Article. Subjects: US History since 1945; Political History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity). 8235 words.

The global political divides of the Cold War propelled the dismantling of Asian exclusion in ways that provided greater, if conditional, integration for Asian Americans, in a central aspect...

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The Civil Rights Movement in the Urban South

Claudrena N. Harold.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online December 2018 .

Article. Subjects: US History since 1945; Political History; Urban History. 11787 words.

The civil rights movement in the urban South transformed the political, economic, and cultural landscape of post–World War II America. Between 1955 and 1968, African Americans and their...

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Civilian Nuclear Power

Daniel Pope.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online June 2019 .

Article. Subjects: US History since 1945; Political History; Economic History; History of Science and Technology; Environmental History. 10023 words.

Nuclear power in the United States has had an uneven history and faces an uncertain future. Promising in the 1950s electricity “too cheap to meter,” nuclear power has failed to come close...

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