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nato
north atlantic treaty organization
-prevent wwIII
anyone attacks member, considered all memebers
national security act
1947
1. merges war and naval departments
2.National Security Council created
3.Oss becomes CIA
Taft-Hartley act
1947 over veto
1.no closed shops
2.dues out of paycheck
3.union leaders swear not commies
4.union $cant go polit. campaign
5.pres. can issue injunction for 80 days
election of 1948
democrat:Truman
southern demo(dixiecrat)Thurmond
republican:Dewey

"give em hell harry"
fair deal
Trumans
1.increase min. wage
2.more ppl get social security
3.continue flood control
4.low income housing
5.universal healthcare
truman doctrine
1947
to keep communism from spreading
marshall plan
give $ to rebuild Europe
avoid WW III
MAD
Mutually Assured Destruction
-never use nuclear weapons on Soviet Union, would retaliate-->end of world)
spies
Alger Hiss (gave secret documents to soveit union)
Klaus Fuchs(gave SU secrets for a bomb)
Rosenburgs(give info on a bomb) killed
china
commies=Mao Tse Tung
nationalists=Chiang Kai-Shek