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Communism and Containment

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Description: In May, a researcher in the Pentagon was conducting routine work to declassify military documents. The worker was astounded to find a file detailing a research experiment begun in 1945. Reading the documents sent a chill through the young man even as he quickly notified his superior. The lights in the Pentagon were on late that night as level after level of admirals, generals and assorted brass were brought into the picture. At eleven o'clock the president of the United States was called and the Joint Chiefs of Staff were summoned to inform the President on the details of the situation. You are directed to immediately begin a program to insure that the American way of life will be maintained in case of a threat to the established government of the United States. Should any event (for example war) overtake and change our present form of authority, this program must be in place to provide a means to re-establish the American system. All funds necessary to implement this program will be made available. Standards 10.9.3 and 11.9.3

Author: Dennis Durbin, Porterville High School

Lesson ID: 242

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