How have ideas about economic stability and the pursuit of economic power shaped developments in the U.S. since World War II? How have these informed BOTH domestic AND foreign policy? Select 3 examples, ranging from 1941 to the present, that significantly explain the ways that ordinary citizens and governmental leaders have articulated and acted on their understanding of economic stability and American power.
A central tension runs throughout American history, namely our attachment to individualism and the equal value we assign to interdependence, or our sense of ourselves as part of a community. Pick 3 important factors since World War II that have shaped how we view these. In what ways did each factor reinforce and/or weaken long-held ideas about individualism and interdependence?