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1950's and 60's

chapter 28-29

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passed Congress in 1947 and established guidelines to correct unions' unfair labor practices. Taft-Hartley Act
the United States would provide political, military and economic assistance to all democratic nations under threat from external or internal authoritarian forces. Truman Doctrine
A massive infusion to rebuild Europe after WWII. Marshall Plan
At the end of the Second World War, U.S., British, and Soviet military forces divided and occupied Germany. Also divided into occupation zones. Berlin Airlift
ambitious set of proposals put forward by U.S. President Harry S. Truman to Congress in his January 1949 State of the Union address. Fair Deal
an intergovernmental military alliance between several North American and European states based on the North Atlantic Treaty which was signed on 4 April 1949. NATO
n intergovernmental military alliance between several North American and European states based on the North Atlantic Treaty which was signed on 4 April 1949. Korean War
was a Cold War conflict pitting the U.S. and the remnants of the French colonial government in South Vietnam. Vietnam War
a way of life and set of attitudes opposed to or at variance with the prevailing social norm. Counter Culture
Also known as the Caribbean Crisis, or the Missile Scare, was a 13-day confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union concerning American ballistic missile. Cuban Missile Crisis
Provide health insurance to people age 65 and older, regardless of income or medical history. Medicare
the federal government provides matching funds to states to enable them to provide medical assistance to residents who meet certain eligibility requirements. Medicaid
Fortified concrete and wire barrier that separated East and West Berlin from 1961 to 1989. It was built by the government of what was then East Germany to keep East Berliners from defecting to the West. Berlin Wall
a failed military invasion of Cuba undertaken by the CIA-sponsored paramilitary group Brigade 2506 on 17 April 1961. Bay of Pigs Invasion
Big amount of baby born after 1946-1964. Baby Boom
a landmark civil rights and US labor law in the United States that outlaws discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Civil Rights Act of 1964
set of domestic programs in the United States launched by Democratic President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964–65. The main goal was the elimination of poverty and racial injustice. Great Society
outlawed the discriminatory voting practices adopted in many southern states after the Civil War, including literacy tests as a prerequisite to voting. Voting Rights Act of 1965
the Republican nominee, former Vice President Richard Nixon, won the election over the Democratic nominee Presidential election of 1968
a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc and powers in the Western Bloc. Cold War
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