American Horizons Ch. 25
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editor of Times investigated by HCUA; claimed he had been part of the elaborate soviet spy ring funneling US secrets to the soviets throughout the 30s
The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others).
appointed as technical director of the Manhattan Project. Under his guidance, the creation of the first atomic bomb occured
US policy makers labeled mostly nonwhite developing regions; distinguish those nations that are neither aligned with the West (NATO) nor with the East, the Communist bloc
ability to shape the preferences of others through appeal and attraction; international marketing technique
George F keennan
soviet expert with the inspiration for critical foreign policy plan
new commitment to fight communist tyranny wherever it might appear; US should give support to countries or peoples threatened by Soviet forces or communist insurrection. First expressed in 1947 by US President Truman in a speech to Congress seeking aid for Greece and Turkey, the doctrine was seen by the communists as an open declaration of the Cold War.
National Security Act of 1947
consolidated US military command; representative from each branch would now advise a newly created secretary of defense and president through joint chiefs of staff of office
strong supporter of a formal multinational alliance against the soviet bloc
soft power side of Truman doctrine; rebuiltgermany and Japan as models of democracy and capitalism
one of the first major international crises of the Cold War; As a result of the blockade and airlift, Berlin became a symbol of the Allies' willingness to oppose further Soviet expansion in Europe.
leader after new of soviet atomic bomb, china fell to the communist
efforts to remain china free; The famous plan of foreign aid that bears his name helped protect friendly European countries from Communist subversion
leader of Chinese nationalist
supported by soviets, the leader of creation in the north of the Democratic peoples republic of Korea
House Committee on Un-American Activities
made the search for communists and conspiracies within the US, the centerpeice of a domestic containment
Richard M Nixon
young congressmen from Cali
Chambers provided dramatic testimony to HCUA and named him as a collaborator and communist spy; head of Carnegie Endowment of International Peace and former state department official
created avenues to middle class states for many Americans; the principles of the liberal wing of the Democratic Party under the leadership of President Harry S Truman, consisting largely of a continuation and development of the principles of the New Deal.
McCarran International Security Act
reinforced perceptions of immigrants as a source of radicalism during Cold War and set the tone for a contentious debate about immigration in the coming decade
Jake Roosevelt "Jackie" robison
the first black man to "officially" play in the big leagues in the 20th century
head of conservative nationalist party in South Korea