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•After WW2 between Soviet Union and U.S.(NATO)
•Truman Doctrine(1947) Foreign Policy.
•Term "cold" is used because there was no large scale fighting directly between the two sides.
(1961-1989) Separate the communist (East) and democratic (West)
(1947) U.S. foreign policy pledging to aid nations threatened by soviet expansionism
European Recovery Program; an American initiative to aid Western Europe, U.S. have over $13 billion in economic assistance to help rebuild Western European economies after WW2
A military alliance of European and North American democracies founded after WW2 to strengthen international ties between members states- especially the U.S. and Europe. To fight a counter-balance to the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact. Members states pledge to come to each other's aid whenever one is attacked. Ex.(Korean War)
NATO(North Atlantic Treaty Organization)
French word meaning release from tension. Name given to a period of improved relations between U.S. and Soviet Union that began in 1971. Took form when President Richard M. Nixon visited the secretary-general of the Soviet Communist party Leonid L. Brezhnev in Moscow, May 1972.
A committee of the U.S. House of reps investigated allegations of communist activity in the U.S. during the early years of the Cold War (1945-1991)
HUAC (House Un-American Activities Committee)
A peace treaty between Israel and Egypt issuing from talks at Camp David between Egyptian President Sadat, Israeli Prime Minister Begin, and the host, U.S. President Carter signed in 1979.
Camp David Accords
United States politician who unscrupulously accused many citizens of being communists (1908-1957)
•40th President in 1981-1989
•He cut taxes, increase spending, negotiated a nuclear arms reduction agreement with Soviets with helping to bring a quicker end to the Cold War.
to reduce the growth of government spending, reduce the federal income tax and capital gains tax, reduce government regulation, and tighten the money supply in order to reduce inflation.
Defense initiative missile defense
1 term President, economy went down
George H.W. Bush
Takes over father's presidency
•War on Iraq
•War on terrorists
George W. Bush
John F. Kennedy
Hostage held for 444 days released after Regan got sworn in
Jimmy Carter didn't get them out
Iran Hostage Crisis
2 term President
a domestic program in the administration of President Lyndon B. Johnson that instituted federally sponsored social welfare programs.
A slogan used by President John F. Kennedy to describe his goals and policies. Kennedy maintained that, like the Americans of the frontier in the nineteenth century, Americans of the twentieth century had to rise to new challenges, such as achieving equality of opportunity for all.
A war between the forces of the United Nations, led by the United States, and those of Iraq that followed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein 's invasion of Kuwait in August 1990. The United Nations forces, called the Coalition, expelled Iraqi troops from Kuwait in March 1991.
Persian Gulf War
Didn't bother anyone but his own
a member of the communist guerrilla movement in Vietnam that fought the South Vietnamese government forces 1954-75 with the support of the North Vietnamese army and opposed the South Vietnamese and US forces in the Vietnam War.
The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution authorized President Lyndon Johnson to "take all necessary measures to repel any armed attack against the forces of the United States and to prevent further aggression" by the communist government of North Vietnam.
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
The Paris Peace Accords, officially titled the Agreement on Ending the War and Restoring Peace in Vietnam, was a peace treaty signed on January 27, 1973 to establish peace in Vietnam and end the Vietnam War.
Paris peace accords
a federal law intended to check the president's power to commit the United States to an armed conflict without the consent of the U.S. Congress.
War powers act
Russia leader took over for Stalin
Cuban missile crisis
Didn't much for President
Built up military
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