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WHO SAID IT? 'From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the continent'
Soviets stopped all traffic into Berlin in order to repair the roads and railroads. U.S. airlifted supplies into West Berlin for the next 10 months.
The Berlin Airlift.
A civil war occurred between the communist and nationalist Chinese which lead to..
China's fall to communism
Crossed the Yalu River into North Korea and pushed the UN troops back forcing a stalemate
Red Chinese 'Volunteers'
Criticized Truman's political decisions on a limited war and Truman's refusal to use Nationalist Chinese troops
What was the outcome of Douglas MacArthur criticizing Truman's decisions?
MacArthur was removed from command
WHO SAID IT? 'Wrong war at the wrong place, at the wrong time, and with the wrong enemy'
Believed that the U.S. was being dragged into regional conflicts under Truman that drained the nations resources.
The policy basically stating 'how far can we push the soviets without getting into a war?'
The policy of Brinkmanship
What did the U.S. believe the USSR was doing with the launch of Sputnik?
The USSR was going to bomb the U.S. from space.
Investigated subversive activities and conducted publicized hearings on communist
House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)
A state department employee accused of giving documents to the Soviet Union. Denied ALL of his charges.
Predecessors of the counterculture of the 1960s and challenged the consumerism in the 50's
A young preacher in Montgomery that led and organized an non-violent demonstration
Martin Luther King
The Supreme Court calls for the integration of public schools in 1954
Brown vs. Board of Education - Topeka Kansas
Governor of Arkansas who refused to allow the integration of Central High School in Little Rock
In 1956 Eisenhower authorized the __________ which was the largest public works act in the U.S.
Interstate Highway System
The Soviets sent so many tanks and troops into Hungary that American...?
Could not help with the Hungarian Revolution
Contest in which nations compete to build more powerful weapons. Between the United States and the Soviet Union.
A group of movie writers, directors, and producers who refused to answer HUAC questions about communist ties
Waved around a fake piece of paper lying that he knew the names of State Department employees who were secretly communist
Why was West Berlin described as a 'bone in the throat' of the Soviet Union?
West Berlin was an outpost of Western European and American influence deep in soviet control
What did Stalin do at the meeting in Potsdam that alarmed Truman?
He refused to allow free elections in Europe
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