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VIIB: Early Cold War

He proposed containment as a foreign policy George Kennan
He proposed liberation as a foreign policy John Dulles
President as the end of WW2 and at the start of the Cold War Harry Truman
President during most of the 1950s Dwight D. Eisenhower
General who commanded the U.N. forces in the Korean War Douglass MacArthur
Senator who led a communist "witch hunt" Joseph McCarthy
He pioneered the mass building of homes in the suburbs William Levitt
Beatnik. Wrote "On the Road" Jack Kerouac
Critical of conformity. "Wrote Man in the Gray Flannel Suit" Sloan Wilson
Leader of the communist revolution in China Mao Zedong
Leader of the Nationalist government in China Chiang Kai-Shek
Leader of the Communist revolution in Cuba Fidel Castro
Leader of the Soviet Union after Stalin's death Nikita Khrushchev
He coined the term "iron curtain" Winston Churchill
He created the Polio Vaccine Dr. Jonas Salk
Overall U.S. foreign policy following WW2 Containment
Plan to give aid to Greece and Turkey to resist communism Truman Doctrine
Plan to give aid to Middle Eastern nations resisting communism Eisenhower Doctrine
Gave $13 billion in aid to help western European nations recover Marshall Plan
Term described the division in Europe between democratic and communist nations Iron Curtain
Pres. Truman's domestic program was called this Fair Deal *changed from:Dynamic Conservation, which was Eisenhower's doctrine*
What the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC) investigated Suspected Communists
U.S. led example of collective security North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
Legislation that weakened unions Taft-Hartley Act
Legislation that assisted soldiers returning home after WW2 Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944 (G.I.Bill)
Those born between 1946 and 1964 are referred to as the: Baby Boom
Term for attempts at lessening tensions with the U.S.S.R. Détente
President Eisenhower's warning of the ____, that private industry might exert influence over government to acquire defense contracts Military-Industrial Complex
Eisenhower's emphasis on technology and nuclear forces for defense called: New Look
The winner of the 1948 presidential election Harry Truman
Incident that spoiled détente during Eisenhower administration U-2 Incident
Created by: imbjorgen