How did the Civil War affect the home front? What was the connection between the home front and battlefront for both North and South? How did the strategy of total war affect the outcome and legacy of the war?
The Second World War affected the foreign policies of the United States in the postwar world. How did the strained allied relationships, particularly those of the United States and the U.S.S.R. contribute to initiating the Cold War? Discuss the key events that occurred from the Berlin Airlift to the Cuban Missile Crisis and their impact on the United States.