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these are the people from the unit 11 test questions 1-20

Syngman Rhee

democratically elected leader of South Korea

Ray Kroc

established the McDonald's franchise in the 1950's

Alger Hiss

high ranking member of the state department accused of spying for the Soviet Union

George Marshall

Truman's secretary of state who said we should have aid to all European countries that need it

Winston Churchill

he created the term "iron curtain"

Kim II-Sung

communist dictator of North Korea

Josef Stalin

he set up a blockade of Berlin in response to attempts by the west to reunify Germany

George F. Keenan

American ambassador to the Soviet Union who proposed the policy of containment

John Foster Dulles

Eisenhower's secretary of state who proposed that the US could stop the spread of communism by promising to use all the force it had available

Nikita Khrushchev

he became the dictator of the Soviet Union after Stalin's death

Douglas McArthur

he was the original commander of the UN forces during the Chinese Civil War

Mao Zedong

leader of the communist forces during the Chinese Civil War

Felix Longoria

solder killed during WWII who was denied burial in his Texas hometown because he was Hispanic

Jonas Salk

doctor who created vaccine for polio

Chiang Kai-Shek

leader of the nationalists during the Chinese Civil War

Mark Clark

he replaced the original UN commander in Korea after Truman fired him

Joseph McCarthy

Wisconsin senator who led the crusade against Communism in the 1950's

Harry Truman

he made the statement that "it must be the policy of the US to support free peoples who are resisting attempted subjection by armed minorities or outside pressures"

Gary Powers

pilot who was shot down and convicted of espionage in the Soviet Union

Dwight D. Eisenhower

had a leadership style which called "dynamic conservatism" but which avoided controversial issues

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