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Arts and Humanities
Chapter 18 (post World War Two)
Terms in this set (21)
Leader of communist- supported the poor
WW2 general of the pacific. North Korea controls all but one end of the peninsula. Landed troops from behind and trapped the North Koreans. UN forces- pushed North Korea almost into china.
Ethel and Julious rosenburg
USSR exploded a nuclear bomb- people thought someone gave away US secrets.
Accused of spying for the USSR
Republican senator from Wisconsin. Anti communist activist. McCarthyism- unsupported accusation of being disloyal to US. Only named names on the senate floor for immunity.
Prosecuted Hiss on Perjury charges
New leader of USSR. Favored peaceful communism takeover of the world.
John Foster Dulles
Secretary of State. Policy of Brinkmanship. Going to the edge of war, being prepared. Duck and cover.
Korea- soviets took north, US took south. US took most if troops out of the south. North invaded the south. UN voted on military action. (USSR boycotted meeting- could not vote)
Economic and mitary aid to support nations for democracy. Ex. Turkey Greece (400mil)
George Marshall- secretary if state. Provided aid to European nations. Great damage during the war, harsh winter. 16 countries in Europe. 13 billion.
Fly food and supplies into West Berlin (327 days) soviets lifted blockade. Berlin split into easy and west. NATO- north Atlantis treaty organization.(Europe, canada, us) support if anyone is attacked.
Wall built between east and West Berlin.
Winston Churchill. Division of Europe between communism and capitalism.
US policy towards communism
Capitalism vs communism
Capitalism: private control over property
Communism: state control over property
Conflict where neither nation directly controls each other with weapons. 1945- 1991
Nations surrounding USSR that Stalin forced communism on.
Asked to testify about communist influence. Refused to testify- sent to prison.
U2 spy plane
Shot down over USSR. Pilot supposed to drink poison but he was captured. Eisenhower denied the claim of spying and said it was a weather plane. USSR produced the pilot.
Worlds first artificial satellite(USSR) US began spying on USSR
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