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How did the Marshall Plan strengthen the economies?
To quickly restore economy to health
Why did the US and its alies establish NATO
to ban against communism
What action did NSC-68 urge for the US
to have international affairs
The major foreign policty objectiveof the US during the postwar years was to do what?
contain communism
The governments of N and S Korea were set up by whom?
north... soviets, south... usa
at the end of the korean war americans were frustraed by what?
they didnt accomplish what they set out to do...
the us served diplomatic ties with cuba for what reason?
caastro turned communist
president truman set us an employee loyalty prog. to do what?
make sure no communists worked under the government
What happened to the federal workers accused of being communists?
persicuted...threatened ... discriminated
HUAC accused hollywood people of what
being communist
what happened to the hollywood 10?
prosicuted infront of court
when several us citizens were found guilty of spying this seemed to insicate what?
anyone could be communist trying to spy on you
McCarthy rose to power by doing what?
wild accusations/ propaganda
What was significant result of mccarthy tactics?
paranoia... discriminaiton against your neighbor friend... trust no one
The anti communist crusades created a climate of what
histarity
How did the soviet union respond when the western nations formed west germany
they seperated berlin and tried to close off roads going to east germany
What was the outcome of the Korean war
continued communism, basically nothing changed ex. people died
what was NOT a result of the anti communist crusade
democracy, world peace
The truman docterine and the marshall plan were examples of what
restrainment of communism in the world
what did the us suceed at doing in the Korean war?
communist didnt spread to south korea
After WWII why did the us get involed in Latin American Affairs?
??????
What job classification did most americans ahve by the mid 1950s
white collar job
What 2 factors made the postwar economic boom possible?
jobs availible by gov. money
How di levitt contribute to the growh of american suburbs?
availiblity for cheap housing
What happned to religion in america during the 50s?
americans re-found the importance of religion
roles of males?
work support family
roles of females
work at home, support husb. support family
what did feminists believe about these roles?
roles should be interchangable
Traditional patterns of respecability were challenged by what 2 types of people?
beatnicks..feminists
Why was truman expected to lose the presiential election of 1948?
because of civil rights disagreements from the south
How did the soviet union respond when the western nations formed west germany
they seperated berlin and tried to close off roads going to east germany
What was the outcome of the Korean war
continued communism, basically nothing changed ex. people died
what was NOT a result of the anti communist crusade
democracy, world peace
The truman docterine and the marshall plan were examples of what
restrainment of communism in the world
what did the us suceed at doing in the Korean war?
communist didnt spread to south korea
After WWII why did the us get involed in Latin American Affairs?
??????
What job classification did most americans ahve by the mid 1950s
white collar job
What 2 factors made the postwar economic boom possible?
jobs availible by gov. money
How di levitt contribute to the growh of american suburbs?
availiblity for cheap housing
What happned to religion in america during the 50s?
americans re-found the importance of religion
roles of males?
work support family
roles of females
work at home, support husb. support family
what did feminists believe about these roles?
roles should be interchangable
Traditional patterns of respecability were challenged by what 2 types of people?
beatnicks..feminists
Why was truman expected to lose the presiential election of 1948?
because of civil rights disagreements from the south
Why was Eisenhower so popular wth americans?
he was very easy going...
what did the launching of sputnick cause in 1957?
national defense educaiton act
What did the federal Loyalty program have in common with nato?
??