The Marshall Plan
The Iron Curtain
The founding of NATO
The United States immediately sent troops to help defeat Hitler.
The United States offered military equipment to a country viewed as a potential enemy in order to defeat the greater threat.
The United States refused to help a country viewed as a potential enemy.
The United States offered military equipment and financial support to their ally because a mutual aid treaty was in effect.
The British and Americans to begin the Berlin Airlift.
Representatives of 50 nations to form the United Nations.
The second Red Scare.
Five nations to form the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
The armed forces should be desegregated immediately.
The armed forces should be segregated by race.
African Americans should be recommended for promotion.
Requirements for general service should be changed.
The Korean War, followed by economic aid to Greece, followed by the Berlin Crisis, followed by economic aid to Turkey
Economic aid to Greece and Turkey, followed by the Berlin Crisis, followed by the Korean War
Economic aid to Turkey, followed by economic aid to Greece, followed by the Korean War and the Berlin Crisis
Economic aid to Greece and Turkey, followed by the Korean War, followed by the Berlin Crisis
The Berlin Airlift began and Western Europe emerged from a recession
The U.S. economy grew and Western Europe became more closely allied with the United States
The Cold War began and an Iron Curtain descended across Europe
The United States alienated some Western European countries but defeated the communist governments of Greece and Turkey
The United Nations was formed
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization was formed
The United Nations released the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
The United States joined the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Chiang Kai-shek’s takeover of China
The formation of the House Un-American Activities Committee
Soviet detonation of an atomic bomb
The passage of the Smith Act
He offered an explanation of world events that made Americans nervous.
He offered proof that the United States was in grave danger.
He had helped identify the Soviet spy Alger Hiss.
He defended the character of the American people.
The United States sent police officers to keep the peace.
The United Nations did not have the power to declare war.
South Korea did not have a military.
The United States never officially declared war.
Was willing to support corrupt governments in order to stop the spread of communism.
Had poor intelligence from China.
Was not concerned with the spread of communism in Asia.
Was committed to enforcing disarmament treaties.
The Iron Curtain.
The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade.
The International Monetary Fund.
MacArthur made public statements challenging the authority of the president.
MacArthur refused to expand the fighting into China.
MacArthur welcomed the Chinese government to Korea.
MacArthur was a war hero from World War II.
Domestic Communist threats
The possibility of creating a worldwide currency
Chiang Kai-shek’s government
President Truman’s firing of General Douglas MacArthur
The demand for military supplies dropped sharply.
The government controlled industrial production after the war.
The demand for consumer goods rose sharply after the war.
Labor unrest escalated.
Founding of the World Bank
Creation of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
Adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Creation of the Peace Corps
The UN forces were inferior to the Communist forces.
Both sides were willing to lose many soldiers to gain a small amount of territory.
Both sides protected civilian lives.
President Truman had been right to fire General MacArthur.
He provided evidence to back up his accusations.
Americans were looking for someone to blame for recent Communist victories.
Truman appointed him to head an anti-Communist task force.
He was an honest and trustworthy senator.
To prevent all of Germany from becoming Communist
To prevent all of Berlin from becoming Communist
To rescue Allied troops trapped in Berlin
To implement the Marshall Plan
Military buildup is necessary to protect against the Communist threat.
Freedom of speech should be protected at all costs.
It makes sense to punish people for their thoughts before they act on them.
Some infringement on individual rights is necessary to protect the nation.
The country did not suffer the economic devastation that European countries faced.
The country had received aid throughout the war from Britain and France.
The country had taken control of profitable German industries.
The U.S. military suffered few losses during the war.
It heightened tensions because Stalin used the speech as an excuse to spend Soviet resources on rebuilding the military.
It heightened tensions because Churchill advocated continuing the Manhattan Project.
It reduced the possibility of war because an Iron Curtain separated Eastern and Western Europe.
It reduced the possibility of war because Stalin backed down in the face of this British criticism.
Blood & Tears
Less babies are born
Increase in contraceptive use
Larger group of people retiring
Strain on global markets
Checks whether or not someone will start a war
Determines political incumbency
A question asked of a potential candidate for high office, the answer to which would determine whether the nominating official would choose to proceed with the appointment or nomination
Adds to the sour taste people get from political candiates
They're both drinks at a bar in Washington DC
They're both atom bomb tests in the Nevada desert
They're both trial rockets fored towards the moon
They're great golf shots named after the nieces of Truman
Work in the film industry
Work in the Navy, or Coast Guard
Work at grovery stores
Work at Federal Employment Opportunities
People started spending less time outdoors.
People started spending more time outdoors.
People started taking more vacations, because they'd seen it on TV.
People started spending more time with neighbors at BBQs.