Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove Ads
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards




share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Chapter 11, 50s

The 1950s

QuestionAnswer
The Truman Doctrine was designed to stop communism from spreading.
After WW2, Korea was divided in half and was- occupied partly by the Soviet Union and partly by the United States.
North Korea's surprise attack drove South Korea troops into the Pusan area.
Suburban life in the 1950s was characterized by TVs, shopping malls, and time-saving devices.
What caused Cold War tensions to grow during the 1950s? a build-up of weapons
President Kennedy's New Frontier program increased the minimum wage and created the Peace Corps.
Why were Soviet missiles in Cuba a threat to the United States? because Cuba is close to Florida
Who was the first man in space? Soviet astronaut Yuri Gagarin
President Kennedy's civil rights bill made segregation in public places against the law.
Cesar Chavez led Mexican-American farm workers in a fight for better wages
General Douglas MacArthur was the commander of the UN forces in Korea.
In the 1950s teenagers listened to rock and roll music
Dr. Martin Luther King was awarded the Nobel peace prize
One popular activity in the 1950s was watching television
Created by: slohrenz