an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote international peace and security
Term coined by Winston Churchill to describe the division between Communist and non-Communist life
US plan to provide anti-communist aid to Greece and Turkey.....it also pledged to provide U.S. military and economic aid to any nation threatened by communism.
an alliance made to defend one another if they were attacked by any other country......inclyded the US, England, France, Canada, Western European countries
An alliance between the Soviet Union and other Eastern European nations. This was in response to the NATO
A plan that the US came up with to revive war-torn economies of Europe. This plan offered $13 billion in aid to western and Southern Europe.
Joint effort by the US and Britian to fly food and supplies into W Berlin after the Soviet blocked off all ground routes into the city
he was fired after he criticized Truman for not using nuclear weapons against North Korean
The conflict between Communist North Korea and Non-Communist South Korea. The United Nations (led by the United States) helped South Korea.
Line that divided Korea - Soviet Union occupied the north and United States occupied the south, during the Cold War.
It pledged US military and economic aid to Middle Eastern nations threatened by Communist aggression
period in US when there was a suspicion of communism and fear of widespread infultration of communists in the US govt.
a congressional Committee that investigated Commmunist influence inside and outside the US gov. after WWII
US senator; claimed that their were Soviet spies and Communists within the government but had no evidence; discredited by the US Senate
Provided for college or vocational training for returning WWII veterens as well as one year of unemployment compensation. Also provided for loans for returning veterens to buy homes and start businesses.
Interstate Highway System
Endorsed by President Eisenhower. Spent $80 billion for construction of 40,000 miles of highway to improve national defense
Eisenhower's term for the close ties between the defense industry and the Pentagon that might influence government policy.