APUSH review terms part 4

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cold war


 
  
Created May 7, 2012
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issues raised by WWII
 
concerened the survival of the combatants with mass destruction in the nations involved in...
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Cold war
 
struggle between communism and capitalism. no actual combat. the major powers, the US and the...
3
begining of the cold war: poland
 
the soviet union refused to acknowladge the conservative government of Poland in exile in england....
4
Truman Doctrine
 
stated after the communist insurgents in 1947 threatened to take over both greece and turkey,...
5
containment
 
articulated by George KEnnan, came from the Long Telegram, which Kennan sent to washington...
6
Marshall PLan
 
US plan to send more than $12 billion to Europe to help rebuild its cities and economy. in...
7
North Atlantic Treaty ORganisation (NATO)
 
created during Trumans presidency. created between the US and Western europe. was a nutual...
8
Berlin Crisis 1948
 
helped convince congress that NATO was necessary. when germany was divided in 1945 into 4 secors...
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Berlin airlift/blockade
 
Truman refused to surrender Berlin and ordered airlifts to keep that portion under Western...
10
National Security Council and the Central Intelligence Agency
 
formed after the soviet detonatd their first atomic bomb right after nato was formed in 1949....
11
Reconstruction of Japan
 
issue under truman. after WWII US occupoed japan and its colonial posessions were divided up....
12
Chinese Revolution
 
issue under Truman. the US sided with Chiang Kai-shek's nationalis government against Mao Zedongs...
13
loyalty check
 
Truman ordered investigations of 3 million federal employees in search of security risks in...
14
Alger Hiss
 
1949 former state department official alger hiss was found guilty of consorting with a communist...
15
Joseph McCarthy
 
in 1950 mcCarthy claimed to have a list of more than 200 known communists working for the state...
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blacklists
 
industries created lists of those tainted by communists and subversion charges, which prevented...
17
Army McCarthy Hearings
 
Mccarthy charged the army of harboring communists. the army fought back hard. The hearings...
18
new conservatism
 
already had begun to take over the US under truman. when unemployment began to rise as well...
19
Antiunionism
 
new conservatism brought around antiunionism, particularly when workers in essential industries...
20
seizure of mines
 
Truman followed the national mood, ordering a government seizure of mines when a settlement...
21
Eightieth congress
 
Truman alienated labor, after threatening to draft those involved in a railroad strike. they...
22
Presidents committee on Civil rights
 
truman alienated the south by taking a progressive approach to civil rights. he convened the...
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Taft Hartly Act
 
passed over trumans veto , prohibited union only work environments called closed shops, restricted...


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