See How Much You Know About the Immediate Postwar Period

U.S. President Harry S. Truman and Secretary of State Edward R. Stettinius, Jr., shake hands at the signing of the United Nations Charter in 1945.
U.S. President Harry S. Truman and Secretary of State Edward R. Stettinius, Jr., shake hands at the signing of the United Nations Charter in 1945. UN Photo

Test your knowledge of the immediate postwar period, including the Marshall Plan and the creation of the United Nations. 

September 10, 2019
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U.S. President Harry S. Truman and Secretary of State Edward R. Stettinius, Jr., shake hands at the signing of the United Nations Charter in 1945.
U.S. President Harry S. Truman and Secretary of State Edward R. Stettinius, Jr., shake hands at the signing of the United Nations Charter in 1945. UN Photo
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Test your knowledge of countries, history, economics, foreign policy, and more.

In the wake of the devastation of World War II, leading nations came together to create new economic, political, and military institutions whose influence endures. Find out how much you know about the immediate postwar period.

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