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Works Progress Administration

), and other depression-era funding. During the Depression (Great Depression), however, Moses, along with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia, was responsible for the construction of ten gigantic pools under the WPA (Works Progress Administration) Program. Combined, they could accommodate 66,000 swimmers. This extensive social works program is sometimes attributed to the fact that Moses was an avid swimmer himself. One such pool is McCarren Park Pool in Brooklyn, formerly dry and used


German Empire

Stein , the Prussian Minister of War. ''Mort de Hermann Oberth, pionnier de la conquête spatiale'' ("The Death of Hermann Oberth, Space Conquest Pioneer"), in ''(Le Monde)'', (1 January 1990, p. 3, 16, accessed on 7 October 2006). Liberal reforms The Asquith government became involved in an expensive naval arms race with the German Empire and began an extensive social welfare programme (See Liberal reforms), spearheaded by David


Soviet Union

by the proletariat and the creation of a communist regime according to the example of the Soviet Union. The party's major paper was the ''Die Rote Fahne'' (The Red Flag). *''Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (SPD) (Social Democratic Party of Germany)'' — (between 1917 and 1922 also called ''Mehrheitssozialdemokratische Partei (MSPD)'' - Majority Social Democrats); they supported the parliamentary system of democracy, and extensive social programs in the economy. Its party newspaper was the ''Vorwärts''. right frame A Duck & Cover movie poster (Image:Bert2.png) The United States' monopoly on nuclear weapons was broken in 1949 when the Soviet Union tested its first nuclear device (Joe 1), and many in the government and public perceived that the United States was more vulnerable than it had ever been before. Duck-and-cover exercises quickly became a part of Civil Defense drills that every American citizen, from children to the elderly, practiced to be ready in the event of nuclear war (Nuclear warfare). In 1950, during the first big Civil Defense push of the Cold War; the movie ''Duck and Cover (Duck and Cover (film))'' was produced (by the Federal Civil Defense Administration (Federal Civil Defense Authority)) for school showings in 1951. At the time, it was believed the main dangers of a Hiroshima-type nuclear blast were from heat and blast damage Wikipedia:Post-Soviet states commons:Союз Советских Социалистических Республик


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