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USH Cold War

Ch 16: The Cold War

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PRESIDENT FOLLOWING FDR; PRESIDENT DURING THE END OF WWII AND THE BEGINNING OF THE COLD WAR; ONE OF THE "BIG THREE" AT YALTA HARRY S. TRUMAN
SOVIET DICTATOR DURING WWII AND THE COLD WAR; ONE OF THE "BIG THREE" AT YALTA CONFERENCE JOSEF STALIN
GREAT BRITAIN'S PRIME MINISTER DURING WWII AND THE COLD WAR; ONE OF THE "BIG THREE" AT YALTA WINSTON CHURCHILL
46 YEAR RIVALRY BETWEEN UNITED STATES AND SOVIET UNION; THESE TWO SUPERPOWERS NEVER FACED EACH OTHER IN ACTUAL CONFLICT COLD WAR
MEETING OF "BIG THREE" (US, SOVIET UNION, GREAT BRITAIN) TO DECIDE FUTURE OF GERMANY, EASTERN EUROPE AND CHINA AFTER WWII YALTA CONFERENCE
INDEPENDENT NATIONS OF EASTERN EUROPE UNDER THE CONTROL OF MORE POWERFUL NATION OF THE SOVIET UNION SATELLITE NATIONS
CHURCHILL'S DESCRIPTION OF THE DIVISION BETWEEN SOVIET SATELLITE STATES AND WESTERN EUROPE IRON CURTAIN
GEORGE KENNAN, US DIPLOMAT TO THE SOVIET UNION, EXPLANATION OF SOVIET INSECURITY AND FEARS; PROPOSED LONG-TERM CONTAINMENT OF SOVIET EXPANSION LONG TELEGRAM
AMERICAN POLICY DESCRIBED BY GEORGE F. KENNAN - GOAL WAS TO KEEP COMMUNISM CONTAINED WITHIN ITS EXISTING BORDERS CONTAINMENT
TRUMAN'S PROMISE TO AID STRUGGLING NATIONS AGAINST COMMUNIST MOVEMENTS TRUMAN DOCTRINE
CONGRESSIONAL PROGRAM THAT PROVIDED $13 BILLION IN AID, FOOD, FUEL, AND MONEY TO EUROPEAN COUNTRIES AS PART OF A RECOVERY PLAN MARSHALL PLAN
THIS REGION WAS A "BONE IN THE THROAT" OF THE SOVIET UNION BECAUSE OF ITS ECONOMIC PROSPERITY AND FREEDOMS WEST BERLIN
THIS REGION WAS SOVIET DOMINATED AREA OF BERLIN EAST BERLIN
METHOD BY WHICH SOVIETS STOPPED ALL HIGHWAY, RAILWAY, WATERWAY TRAFFIC IN ORDER TO CAPTURE WEST BERLIN BERLIN BLOCKADE
METHOD BY WHICH US AND GREAT BRITAIN SUPPLIED FOOD, FUEL, MEDICAL SUPPLIES,CLOTHING TO RESIDENTS OF WEST BERLIN DURING BLOCKADE BERLIN AIRLIFT
MILITARY ALLIANCE OF 12 WESTERN EUROPEAN AND NORTH AMERICAN NATIONS TO COUNTER COMMUNIST EXPANSION; AGREED TO ACT TOGETHER IN DEFENSE OF WESTERN EUROPE NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO)
RIVAL MILITARY ALLIANCE IN RESPONSE TO NATO THAT INCLUDED COMMUNIST STATES OF EASTERN EUROPE WARSAW PACT
DIVIDING LINE BETWEEN NORTH AND SOUTH KOREA; ESTABLISHED BY US AND SOVIET UNION AFTER WWII 38TH PARALLEL
NORTH KOREAN (COMMUNIST) INVASION OF SOUTH KOREA (AMERICAN BACKED) THAT EXPANDED THE COLD WAR TO ASIA KOREAN WAR
DEFENSIVE ALLIANCE AIMED AT PREVENTING THE SPREAD OF COMMUNISM; MEMBERS INCLUDED PAKISTAN, THAILAND, THE PHILIPPINES, AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, FRANCE, GREAT BRITAIN AND THE US SEATO
LEADER OF THE MANHATTAN PROJECT WHO WAS SUSPECTED OF BEING A COMMUNIST OPPENHEIMER
FBI DIRECTOR WHO URGED HUAC TO HOLD HEARINGS ON COMMUNIST SUBVERSION; USED FBI TO INVESTIGATE SUSPECTED GROUPS J EGDAR HOOVER
CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE THAT INVESTIGATED POSSIBLE SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES WITHIN THE UNITED STATES HOUSE UN-AMERICAN ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE (HUAC)
EFFORT TO SECRETLY WEAKEN A SOCIETY AND OVERTHROW ITS GOVERNMENT SUBVERSION
A GROUP OF LEFT WING (COMMUNIST) WRITERS, DIRECTORS, PRODUCERS WHO REFUSED TO ANSWER QUESTIONS DURING HUAC HEARINGS; THEY WERE ARRESTED, TRIED AND IMPRISONED HOLLYWOOD TEN
A LIST OF ENTERTAINMENT FIGURES WHO WOULD NOT BE HIRED DUE TO THEIR SUSPECTED COMMUNIST TIES BLACKLIST
HUSBAND AND WIFE WHO WERE ARRESTED, TRIED AND EXECUTED FOR PASSING INFORMATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR WEAPONS TO THE SOVIETS ROSENBERGS
1995 GOVERNMENT PROJECT THAT CONFIRMED THE GUILT OF THE ROSENBERGS PROJECT VENONA
INTERNAL SECURITY ACT THAT MADE IT ILLEGAL TO "COMBINE, CONSPIRE, OR AGREE WITH ANY OTHER PERSON...TO ESTABLISH A TOTALITARIAN GOVERNMENT" McCARRAN ACT (INTERNAL SECURITY ACT)
SENATOR FROM WISCONSIN WHO FALSELY ACCUSED STATE DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEES (AND OTHERS) OF BEING COMMUNISTS JOSEPH McCARTHY
TERM FOR EXTREME, RECKLESS CHARGES AND IRRESPONSIBLE ALLEGATIONS McCARTHYISM
BOMB SHELTERS THAT WERE STOCKED WITH CANNED FOOD, WATER, SURVIVAL SUPPLIES IN CASE OF NUCLEAR ATTACK FALLOUT SHELTERS
PRESIDENT FOLLOWING TRUMAN; GENERAL DURING WWII DWIGHT EISENHOWER
US RESPONSE TO COMMUNIST THREATS BY USE OF CRUSHING, OVERWHELMING FORCE, INCLUDING NUCLEAR WEAPONS MASSIVE RETALIATION
DULLES' BELIEF THAT ONLY BY GOING TO THE BRINK OF WAR COULD THE US PROTECT ITS ALLIES, DISCOURAGE COMMUNIST AGGRESSION, AND PREVENT WAR BRINKMANSHIP
PRESIDENT EISENHOWER'S POLICY THAT STATED THAT THE US WOULD USE FORCE TO HELP ANY NATION (IN THE MIDDLE EAST) THREATENED BY COMMUNISM EISENHOWER DOCTRINE
CONTEST IN WHICH NATIONS COMPETE TO BUILD MORE AND MORE POWERFUL WEAPONS ARMS RACE
FIRST UNMANNED SATELLITE LAUNCHED BY THE SOVIETS SPUTNIK
GOVERNMENT AGENCY THAT WAS CREATED TO COORDINATE SPACE-RELATED EFFORTS OF AMERICAN SCIENTISTS AND MILITARY; RESPONSE TO SOVIET LAUNCH OF SPUTNIK NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA)
$1 BILLION PROGRAM INTENDED TO PRODUCE MORE SCIENTISTS AND TEACHERS OF SCIENCE NATIONAL DEFENSE EDUCATION ACT (NDEA)
INTELLIGENCE GATHERING ORGANIZATION CREATED BY CONGRESS; EISENHOWER USED THIS ORGANIZATION TO STAGE A COUP IN IRAN AND GUATEMALA CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY (CIA)
SOVIET DICTATOR AFTER STALIN DIED NIKITA KHRUSHCHEV
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