• Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/9

Click to flip

9 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
UN Security Council
- us / england / france / china / ussr
- council set up within the general to maintain international peace and security
- 1946
- (1st Meeting) Churchouse, London

1) veto power = extensive far-reaching affects
2) gave US permanent voice in global decisions and resolutions
George Kennan
- PHD (Historian) / "Father of Containment"
- US Diplomat to USSR
- 1946
- Moscow

1) inspired truman doctrine
2) known for his "long telegram" to the US
- to warn/tell them to prepare to CONTAIN COMMIES
Truman Doctrine
- Harry Truman (inspired by george kennan)
- doctrine of the Cold War
- 1947
- USA

1) basically our declaration of war on commies "not even an inch"
2) prevented commie spread in turkey / greece
Marshall Plan
- Secretary of State - George Marshall
- European Recovery Program
- (money to rebuild postwar)
- Western Europe / US
- 1947

1) combat the spread of communism
2) removed trade barriers / modernized industry
3) subtly "americanized" some countries
4) fostered the trade relations ultimately forging NORTH ATLANTIC ALLIANCE
"Cold War"
- USSR / US / China
- tense ideological contest
- roughly… 1946-1991

1) produced numerous foreign crises
2) sparked a domestic witch hunt for commies in the US
3) detroyed LBJohnson's presidency
National Security Act
- Truman / US Gov.
- realignment and reorganization of
US armed forces
foreign policy
intelligence commuity
(response to global tensions)
- Summer, 1947

1) passed memorandum basically starting the ARMS RACE
2) air force / CIA
3) major component in truman's cold war strategy
Berlin Airlifts
- Truman
- 10,00 flights to aid Berlin
- 1948
- Berlin / US

1) first real US victory in Cold War
2) kept those damn commies "at bay"
NATO
- Western Europe / US / Canada
- creation of military allies (mutaul DEFENSE)
- 1949
- global (Brussels = Headquarters)

1) preparation for anti-commies fight
2) crucial to the outcome of the cold and korean wars

(ultimately gad many long-term affects [Libya])
"To secure these rights…"
- truman and his civil rights committee
- a report on what "really happens" in Jim Crow South
- October - 1947
- US (DC & South)

1) Military Integration
2) BIG DEAL repercussions against racial segregation
(now internationally embarrassing)