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Flashcards in 8.4 Deck (13):
1

What legislation was made in response to the launch of the Sputnik?

National Defense Education Act (on quiz)

2

Which Wisconsin senator is responsible for the second red scare?

Joseph McCarthy (on quiz)

3

What communist alliance did USSR lead against NATO?

Warsaw Pact (on quiz)

4

What is NATO?

North Atlantic Treaty Organization; defended democratic nations of Western Europe

5

What is the CIA?

Central Intelligence Agency; collected info by spying on foreign countries and threats

6

What was The Crucible inspired by?

Salem witch trials

7

Korean War

Communist North Korea invaded Democratic South Korea

8

38th parallel

Border between N & S Korea

9

Eisenhower doctrine

Stope communism from spreading into the Middle East

10

National highway act

Construction of the US interstate system

11

U2 incident

Spy plan caught over the Soviet Union

12

"Domino Theory"

If one country falls, more will follow

13

Who was John Foster Dulles?

The Secretary of State and had a policy referred to as "brinkmanship" (on quiz)