The hostile (competitive) yet nonviolent relationship (rivalry) between the Soviet Union and the United States and their respective allies from between 1945 till 1990.
1947 declaration by President Truman that the U.S. would support nations that were threatened by Communism
airlift in 1948 that supplied food and fuel to citizens of west Berlin when the Russians closed off land access to Berlin
Military alliance formed by Soviet Union with satellite nations in Eastern Europe as a response to NATO
North Atlantic Treaty Organization; an alliance made to defend one another if they were attacked by any other country; US, England, France, Canada, Western European countries
who were jailed for refusing to answer congressional questions regarding Communist influence in Hollywood
a sudden dramatic increase in birthrate in the U.S. from between the late 1940's through the early 1960's
OWN YOUR OWN HOME
Live in the SUBURBS
Have more Children
Buy a Car
Shop at a Shopping Center!
National Defense Education Act
1958 measure designed to improve science and mathematics instruction in schools
1956 Congressional action that led to the current interstate highway system, Eisenhower's legacy
population shifts in the 1950s to these Southern and SW states for jobs & warmer climates