McCarthyism began in earnest with the end of World War II, as alliances ending between the U.S. and the Soviet Union left Americans suspicious of the growing communist presence on American soil. The association of this c... More »

At the Yalta Conference in February 1945 near the end of World War II, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British prime minister Winston Churchill and Soviet premier Joseph Stalin met to discuss Germany's surrender, t... More » History Modern History US History

In many faiths, asking God for a miracle requires earnest prayer and other acts of submission and devotion. In some denominations of Christianity, pre-scripted prayers exist for asking for a miracle in different situatio... More » World View Religion

Adolf Hitler was the Nazi leader of Germany during World War II, and Joseph Stalin was the Communist leader of the Soviet Union during World War II. Though both men were harsh dictators, the ideologies they functioned un... More »

The Berlin airlift was important because it prevented West Berlin from falling into the control of the Soviet Union after World War II. The Soviet Union was blockading the parts of Berlin that were occupied and administe... More »

World War II started on September 17, 1939, with the joint Soviet and Nazi invasion of Poland. Following this invasion, Britain and France declared war on Germany. More » History Modern History World War 2

In Germany's bid to defeat the Soviet Union during World War II, Adolph Hitler viewed conquering the city of Stalingrad as a critical strategic point. Germany attempted to take Stalingrad, and the Soviet Union defeated t... More »