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Develop a foreign policy that did not let communism and capitalism were incompatible and that another would certainly follow

Policy of Containment

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Developed policy of containment, an american diplomat in Moscow

George Keenan

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Winston Churchill speech

"The cold war has begun"

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The policy of the Us, to support free peoples who were resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or outside pressures

Truman Doctrine

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Berline Blockade

Stalin closed all roads and railroads routes through Germany into W Berlin

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Berlin Airlift

Took off every few minutes for 327 days to deliver people in W Berlin

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12 nations, they pledged mutual support if they were attacked. greece, turkey, and west germany had joined by 1955

NATO

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Investigate government employees and dismiss any that were found to be disloyal

Loyalty Review Board

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HUAC

House un-american activities committee
It began to investigate communist influence in the movie industry

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Innefctive senator that need a issue to help him be reelected, he began by making unsupported accusations about suspected communist

McCarthyism

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Alger Hiss Case

Spy named Whittaker Chambers accused Hiss of spying for the Soviet Union
-chambers had been an editor for time magazine
-hiss had been a member of the state department
-Govt couldn't prosecute Hiss bc of length of timeframe alleged case

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Rosenberg Case

we learned soviets had explodeer an atomic bomb
-we feared a spy had told them bc they didn't have that tech yet
-Klaus Fuchs admitted giving the soviets info about the bomb

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willing to use all of our force-including nukes-against any aggressor nation

Brinkmanship

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Though the cold war was a moral crusade against communism

John Foster Dulles

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The Soviet Union and the Us would allow flights over each other's country to guard against surprise nuke attacks

Open skies by eisenhower

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Believed communism would take over the world, but he believed in peaceful coexistence

Nikita Kruschev

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Worlds first artificial satellite

Sputnik

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Francis Gary Powers final person to fly this

U2

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Began to build houses with an assembly line production

William levitt, and Henry Kaiser

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Viewed as honorable, down to earth, self confident

Harry truman

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Sing on Harry Truman desk

"The buck stops here"

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Civil Rights

Truman proposed: anti lynching laws, ban on poll taxes, and integration of the armed forces. Congress denied

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First black baseball player

Jackie Robinson

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Election of 1948

Dem: Harry truman (winner)
Rep: thomas Dewy
Dixicrat: Strom Thrumond

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Name of pre truman program

Fair deal

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Election of 1952

Dem: Adlai Stevenson
Rep: Eisenhower (winner)

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Baby boom

a baby was born every 7 sec

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A major corporation that includes a number of smaller companies in unrelated industries

Conglomerates

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Developed a polio vaccine

Jonas Salk

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The Pocket book of baby and child care

Ben Spock
Advised parents not to spank or scold their children, fam should hold meetings with their children and allow them to express themselves

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The feminine Mystique

Betty Friedan

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New Magazine

Sports illustrated, Readers Digest

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Norman Rockwell

Painter

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Interstate Highway Act

Signed by eisenhower and created a nation wide network of interstate highways

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Advertizine

try to convince consumers to buy things they don't need

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New TV shows

Howdy Doody, I Love Lucy

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Social and litterary nonconformity of artist, poets, and writers

The beat movement