Flashcards in Test 3 Deck (40):
Leader of the Soviet Union during the cold war. Strict communist dictator.
Harry S. Trumen
Vice President of F.D.R. became president after the death of F.D.R.
George F. Kennen
Creator of the "Containment Strategy". Know for his ideas on handling foreign affairs.
Restore Balance of power by rebuilding Germany and Japan. Recognize and exploit divisions within internal communism. Employ non-military action economic, diplomatic and psychological pressure.
Tried to prevent the spread of communism
Based off of George Kennen's containment strategy. Rebuilt the economies of Germany and Japan.
National Security Act
Reorganized the department of war to department of defense. Created national security council.
In response to the soviet blockade on Birlin (Birlin Wall). The U.S. and G.B. flew over the Birlin and dropped supplies though airships.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
Treaty with G.B., France, and the U.S.
Truman's response to the loss of China. Pledged to defeat communism.
Communism vs Capitolists (Chinese and Soviets) vs (G.B. and U.S.). Ended in a stalemate creating North and South Korea.
Separate but, Equal
The basis behind segregation.
Executive Order 9981
Put an end to segregation in the military.
Democratic party that was pro-segregation.
Dexiecrat political runner.
Black lawyer, ended segregation for a school. (Murray vs Pearson)
Black WW2 Veteran. wanted to attend a school but was put in a ghettofied version. Sweat vs Painter he ends up winning.
Mclauren vs Oklahoma
Segregation case against University of Oklahoma about segregation. Mclauren wins.
Brown vs Board of Education
Trial against separate but equal. Segregation loses and puts and end to segregation in schools.
The Little Rock Nine
9 Black students were escorted to go to school.
Federal Highway Act
Created interstate highways and, improved economy by providing jobs.
National Defense education Act
In response to Sputnik. Improved American Education.
Generic family, father, mother and children. Was a bulwark against communism.
Allowed greater access to education and provided money to war veterans.
Musical writer who wrote many songs for white people.
The Beat Generation
Pretty much hipsters.
The fear of Communism used by politicians to exploit people.
House Un-American Activities committee
Looked for comunists in Hollywood.
The Black List
Accused communists. Prevented people from getting jobs.
Tried to scare people with communism. Ran against Truman and won.
Created Covert Operations and Mutual Defense pacts.
Famously Arrested for no giving her seat to a white guy on a bus.
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Alot of black folks decided to not ride buses for a bit. Costed the bus companies money.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Major player in the anti-segregation group. Symbol of the civil rights movement. Founded SCLC (nonviolent civil rights group)
African Americans sitting in white dinners, (and other places of the such) and waited to be waited on. The racist white people made themselves look bad.
Student non-violent Coordinating Committee
Organization started by black students emphasized direct confrontation and made white people look bad.
Civil Rights Act
Prohibited segregation and, created the Equal Employment Opportunity Act.
Voting Rights Act
Ended poll taxes and literacy tests.
600 anti-segregation marchers began a march. Many were injured and arrested.