Flashcards in 8.4 Deck (13):
What legislation was made in response to the launch of the Sputnik?
National Defense Education Act (on quiz)
Which Wisconsin senator is responsible for the second red scare?
Joseph McCarthy (on quiz)
What communist alliance did USSR lead against NATO?
Warsaw Pact (on quiz)
What is NATO?
North Atlantic Treaty Organization; defended democratic nations of Western Europe
What is the CIA?
Central Intelligence Agency; collected info by spying on foreign countries and threats
What was The Crucible inspired by?
Salem witch trials
Communist North Korea invaded Democratic South Korea
Border between N & S Korea
Stope communism from spreading into the Middle East
National highway act
Construction of the US interstate system
Spy plan caught over the Soviet Union
If one country falls, more will follow