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In early 1943, at the Casablanca Conference
Winston Churchill and Franklin Roosevelt agreed the axis powers must surrender unconditionally.
In early 1945, at the Yalta Conference
It was agreed the soviet union should regain land lost in the 1904 Russo-Japanese War.
In designing the structure of the new United Nations, planners called for
each nation on the Security Council to have veto power over others.
In the years immediately following WWII, the US policy toward Asia saw
the Truman administration encouraged the rapid growth of Japan.
Beginning in 1947, the United States' policy of containment was
the basis for its foreign policy for more than 40 years
In 1948, the Soviet Union's blockade of West Berlin was primarily a response to
the creation of a unified West Germany.
In 1948, President Harry Truman responded to the Soviet blockade of West Berlin by
airlifting supplies to west berlin.
The 1950 National Security Council report known as NSC-68 stated
the US must resist communism anywhere it developed in the world.
In 1949, the Truman administration made progress in civil rights by
ordering an end to discrimination in the hiring of government employees.
In 1950, the immediate cause of the Korean War was the
military invasion by North Korea into South Korea
In 1950, the Truman administration responded to the onset of fighting in Korea by
calling on the United Nations to intervene.
In 1951, President Harry Truman relieved General Douglas MacArthur of command because
MacArthur publicly criticized President Truman's policy in Korea.
Of the following, the HUAC investigation of Alger Hiss primarily helped the political career of
In 1947, the Truman administration responded to Republican attacks that it was weak on communism by
beginning an investigation into the loyalty of federal employees.
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