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First African American to play major league baseball, and proven his ability to overcome racial injustice
Giant corporation who invests in a wide range of businesses that produce different kinds of goods and services.
Proclaimed that an iron curtain separated communist Eastern Europe from the Capitalist Western Europe
John Foster Dulles
Made it clear that the US would risk war to protect its national interests, a policy called brinkmanship
Competition that developed between the US & Soviet Union for power and influences in the world
They rebelled against conformity and traditional social patterns. Spontanity over comformity
The effect conglomerates and the franchise system have on the American society
Contributed to major business expansion
Factor that made it seem that Harry Truman had little chance of winning reelection
Lost some support in his own party
Reson the US became involved in the affairs in the MIddle East aftr WW II
Prevent oil rich nations Arab nations from Soviet influence
President Truman's Federal Employee Loyalty Program and Senator Joseph McCarty's hearings
Exposed Communists in the US
Divided the defeated Germany into four sectors. American, British, French, and Soviet
Truman Doctrine's immmediate result
Congress approved $400 million to help Turkey & Greece resist Soviet influence
Took action to end segregation
Rosa Parks, Thurgood Marshall, Rosa Parks, and Martin Luther KIng, Jr.
President Truman's greatest challenge in reconverting to peacetime economy was
Keeping inflation in check
The trial and execution of Ethel & Julius Rosenberg
Intensified the fear of communism as an internal threat to the US
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