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Social Studies ; Chapter 27 Study Guide
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What was a closed shop?
An agreement under which a buisness owner hires only union members.
What was the name of the world's first artificial satellite?
Fill in the blank. Truman's __________ _______ aimed to create jobs, build housing, and create a health insurance system.
What did Egypt's president, Gamal Abdel siez?
The Suez Canal
Fill in the blank. "Had Enough?" Helped the _________________ gain control of both houses of Congress in ________.
Republican's & 1946
What did Congres pass in 1947?
The National Security Act
What did Truman desegerate?
The armed forces.
What is a Cold War?
A war without physical combat.
What two countries opposed each other in the Cold War?
The United States of America and the Soviet Union.
Fill in the blank. Perjury is _________________________
Lying under an oath.
What is subversion?
Secret attempts to overthrow the government from within.
" When they told me yesterday... I felt like the moon, the stars, and all the planets had fallen on me." What event happend to Truman to make him feel like this?
Roosevelt had passed away.
What was the term for increased birthrate?
How long did the stalemate at the 38th parallel last?
Almost two years.
Fill in the blank. Inflation in the 1940s came from a huge _____________ in consumer _____________.
Increase & Spending
To censure is to formally what?
"I feel pretty good when I'm attacked from both sides. It makes me more certain that I'm on the right track." -Presedent Dwight D. Eisenhower. What was Eisenhower's approach to domestic policy according to this quote?
Fill in the blank. Tensions emerged after WWII that dominated _________________________________ and lasted for ______________?
U.S. foregin policy & decades.
Fill in the blank. Inflation occured when the government lifted _________________________
Wartime cris controls.
After the Koren War, the U.S. prooved to the world what mesures they would go to in order to stop the spread of what?
After the war, industrues had to shift from making war products to what?
Eisenhower wanted a (smaller/bigger) federal government.
What does espionage mean?
"Korea is the Greece of the Far East. If we are tough enough now, if we stand up to them like we did in Greece three years ago, they wont take any next steps." - Harry S. Truman. In this excerpt, Truman agures for a 'police action' to carry out what?
What is containment?
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