The Modern Era

1945-present

After World War II ended in 1945, the Modern Era period started and continues to this day. During the Modern Era, several conflicts occurred such as the Cold War, the Vietnam and Korean Wars, Cuban Missile Crisis, the fight for civil rights, etc. arose. This section looks at the The Cold War, The Civil Rights Movement, and Presidential Accomplishments starting from Harry S. Truman to Barack Obama). Click on the Modern Era's drop down menu, or click on the links in this introduction to get to the era you desire!

The only living Modern Era presidents: (left to right) George H.W. Bush, Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Jimmy Carter.

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