This 1940s Quiz Will Leave You Wondering How You Passed History Class

Heightened tensions during the Cold War caused the United States to create the ___________.

Retry Correct Incorrect The Department of Defense was the name designated to the National Military Establishment created under the National Security Act of 1947. The department began the operation on September 18, 1949, under the control of Secretary of Defense James Forrestal.
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Heightened tensions during the Cold War caused the United States to create the ___________.

  • Atomic War Response Plan, 1949
  • Apocolypse Plan, 1949
  • Nuclear Defense Department, 1949
  • Department of Defense, 1949
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