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Arts and Humanities
History Ch. 18
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What was the policy of containment?
The US drafted this policy as an effort to block Soviet influence by making alliances and supporting weaker nations.
Why did the Soviet Union and Stalin want to control Eastern Europe?
Stalin wanted to prevent another invasion of Soviet territory. These states were known as the satellite states or buffer states.
What was the Cold War and who was it between?
Post war tensions between the United States and Soviet Union.
Why was NATO a fundamental change for the U.S?
NATO involves the U.S into war. Before the war, the U.S wanted to remain isolated, but after the U.S seems to be more involved.
What was the Soviet's reaction to NATO?
The Soviets formed the Warsaw pact to counter NATO, but members of the country may not leave it.
The goal of this group was to investigate government employees believed to have ties to the communist party.
Loyalty Review Board
This group investigated communist influence both inside and outside the government. They became famous when investigating the movie industry.
House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC)
This made it illegal to plan any action that might lead to the establishment of a totalitarian dictatorship in the US
______ could only be charged with perjury, not espionage, because too many years had passed since the spying had taken place.
______ pleaded "Not Guilty" for espionage and sharing Atomic Bomb secrets with the Soviet Union. They were later convicted & executed.
Ethel and Julius Rosenberg
______ was the unfair tactic of accusing people of disloyalty without using evidence.
This group became famous when investigating communist activity in the movie industry.
This group decided not to cooperate with the investigation of communists in the film industry.
The Hollywood Ten
This was a list of people that would not be hired due to having communist background.
This refers to the hysteria and fear of communists in America during the Cold War.
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