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The Peace Corps Research Paper

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The Peace Corps, formed in 1961, was a highly influential group of young Anti-Communist graduates who volunteered their time across the country to bring modernism and democracy to third world countries, stop communism from spreading, and changed the way the world thought about Americans. When World Wat II finally came to a close , many agreed that it would be a good idea to organize the youth of America and have them volunteer in foreign countries. Many bills had been proposed by the United State Congress, such as one early bill penned by Senator Hubert, although the idea was first credited by Senator Brian McMahan, who first had the idea of an "army" of young Americans to as "missionaries of democracy." Although racked with difficult obstacles
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