The hostile (competitive) yet nonviolent relationship (rivalry) between the Soviet Union and the United States and their respective allies from between 1945 till 1990ish..
policy recognizing the possibility that Eastern Europe was already lost to Communism
1947 declaration by President Truman that the U.S. would support nations that were threatened by Communism
Leaders agree to split Germany in Four Zones and Create United Nations
Winston Churchill's term for the extension of Communist control over Eastern Europe
Plan for ECONOMIC RECOVERY OF EUROPE
airlift in 1948 that supplied food and fuel to citizens of west Berlin when the Russians closed off land access to Berlin
Military alliance formed by Soviet Union with satellite nations in Eastern Europe as a response to NATO
the Korean peninsula, fought between 1950 & 1953 which eventually ends in a stalemate
North Atlantic Treaty Organization; an alliance made to defend one another if they were attacked by any other country; US, England, France, Canada, Western European countries
Charged with spying and giving atomic secrets to the USSR.
HOUSE UN-AMERICAN ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE
who were jailed for refusing to answer congressional questions regarding Communist influence in Hollywood
List of people who employers agree not hire
Inter-continental Ballistic Missile
The first artificial satellite sent into space, launched by the Soviets.
Duck and Cover
What you should do in case of a nuclear attack...
I Love Lucy
most watched TV show in the 1950's
a sudden dramatic increase in birthrate in the U.S. from between the late 1940's through the early 1960's
OWN YOUR OWN HOME
Live in the SUBURBS
Have more Children
Buy a Car
Shop at a Shopping Center!
to have a abundance of money, property, and other material good or riches
Rock 'n' Roll
Music popular among teenagers during the 1950's
King of Rock 'n' Roll
Literary rebels against conformity and consumer culture
National Defense Education Act
1958 measure designed to improve science and mathematics instruction in schools