Background: After the second world war, the United States embarked on what came to be known as the Cold War against the Soviet Union. Although the two sides never fought against each other directly, the Cold War nonetheless erupted into violence at times in places like Vietnam, Korea, and Afghanistan. While the Cold War affected U.S. foreign policy, it also had a significant effect on American culture.
Video: Cold war [Video] from the Films on Demand database.
Instructions: Refer to your textbook and the assigned video. Analyze both U.S. Cold War Policy and the impact that the Cold War had on U.S. society, answering the following questions:
What are at least two major approaches to the Cold War that American presidents pursued? Provide a brief explanation of the approaches.
What were two major changes within American society and culture that were caused by the Cold War? Provide a brief explanation of how the Cold War caused these changes.
Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from the required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references. Your references and citations must be formatted according to APA style