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US History Unit 8
Terms in this set (30)
-What Is It?
-Withdraw from foreign affairs
-Trade would decrease
-What is it?
-Reducing the size of a country's military
-Less military power and protection
-62 countries signed a pact to outlaw war except for self-defense purpose
How was the US involved in Latin American affairs?
Natural resources, banana, coffee, United Fruit Company, Oil
Military leader using force to maintain power
Italy - Fascism
Military controls all aspects of government
Russia - Totalitarianism
Government has complete control
Germany - Dictator
Complete control (Anti-Semitism)
Japan - Miliristic
Militarism - Leaders run country from K-B act
Giving into demands to avoid larger conflict
Pact between Hitler/Stalin not to attack each other
US lends or leases arms and supplies to allies
Germany is divided into 4 zones, Austria is divided into 4 zones
United States - strcuture
Democratic control, individual freedoms, capitalistic economy
Soviet union structue
One Party Rule, Suppression of religion, state run eonomy
Competition for world power
- US helped Chinese against Japanese in WWII (economic and military aid.
US and Soviets split up korea a
US will support free people resisting conquest
US will financially support emergence of free institutions in Europe
Use all means to stop and condemn Communist activities in the unites States
GI Bill of Rights
Pensions/Loans to help war veterans start business, buy farm, go to college
-many more people went to school and got a higher education
-women given less opportunities
Judges could end strikes, oath of 'not Communist' no 'closed-shops'
-decreased amount of people in unions
President Truman's urging of Congress to reach full employment, higher minimum wage, national health insurance program, affordable housing, more aid to farmers, expansion of welfare benefits
-federal debt began to derease
Committe on Civil Rights
Foudn widespread discriminaion in most regions in most areas of life, fed government enforced some change
Concepy from Pres. Eienhower - conservatice with money but liberal (spending a lot of money) when it comes to human beings
What happened bc of modern republicanism?
Gov/t spending cut, money given to farmers was cut, educational spending was increased
Expanded highway system
soaring birthrates in 1950s
Why did JApan attack Pearl Harbor?
To keep the US out of the wat
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