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Unit 11 people

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