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Harry S. Truman
33rd President
Taft Hartley Act.
Fair Deal
DixieCrats
A split between the democratic party occured

The dixiecrats being the southern spilt from the democratic party.
Trumans Fair Deal
Social Improvement, Expand Unemployment benefits along with health care.
Dwight Eisenhower
34th president
ended korean war
Nuclear weapons
launched space race
"I like Ike"
Dwight Eisenhowers presidental slogan
Warren Commission
Investigated Kennedys Assassination
Nixon-"checkers" speech
accused of having corrupt political dealings with the government
claimed to only have recieved a cocker spaniel named checkers
Interstate Highway Policy
A seperate highway system within the National highway System
put into effect by Esenhower.
John F. Kennedy
35th President.
Assassinated In dallas.
Youngest President.
Pro-Civil Rights.
1960 Presidential Debates
Debates Between Kennedy and Nixon.
Kennedy won due to his appearence on television
Lyndon B. Johnson
36th president.
Became president after kennedys Assassination.
Great Society-Civil RIghts and Medicare.
New Frontier
John F. Kennedys Acceptance Speech.
Peace Corps
To Promote World Peace.
Established by the Excutive Order.
Alliance for Progress
John F. Kennedys Plan.
To Establish Cooperation between North and South America.
Harry S. Truman
33rd President
Taft Hartley Act.
Fair Deal
DixieCrats
A split between the democratic party occured

The dixiecrats being the southern spilt from the democratic party.
Trumans Fair Deal
Social Improvement, Expand Unemployment benefits along with health care.
Dwight Eisenhower
34th president
ended korean war
Nuclear weapons
launched space race
"I like Ike"
Dwight Eisenhowers presidental slogan
Warren Commission
Investigated Kennedys Assassination
Nixon-"checkers" speech
accused of having corrupt political dealings with the government
claimed to only have recieved a cocker spaniel named checkers
Interstate Highway Policy
A seperate highway system within the National highway System
put into effect by Esenhower.
John F. Kennedy
35th President.
Assassinated In dallas.
Youngest President.
Pro-Civil Rights.
1960 Presidential Debates
Debates Between Kennedy and Nixon.
Kennedy won due to his appearence on television
Lyndon B. Johnson
36th president.
Became president after kennedys Assassination.
Great Society-Civil RIghts and Medicare.
New Frontier
John F. Kennedys Acceptance Speech.
Peace Corps
To Promote World Peace.
Established by the Excutive Order.
Alliance for Progress
John F. Kennedys Plan.
To Establish Cooperation between North and South America.
Great Society
Lyndon B. Johnsons Social Plans.
To Eliminate Poverty and Racial Injustice, Medicare, Federal education funding
War On Poverty
Lyndon B. Johnson speech.
Led to the passing of economic Oppurtunity Act
Economic Opportunity Act
Lyndon B. Johson
social programs; health programs,educationial Programs, Welfare Programs for the poor.
"Daisy Girl"
Television Advertisement.
Lyndon B. Johnsons television campaign against Nuclear Warfare
Medicare
A Health Insurance Program for the poor and elderly
1968 Democratic Convention
Purpose was to choose presidential Nominee for the 1968 presidential Election.
Richard Nixon
37th President.
Watergate scandal then resigned from presidency.
stagflation
Period with out of control price inflation.
Watergate
Scandal invovling Richard Nixon.
Nixon Hired Men to spy on the Democratic party at the Watergate Hotel.
Got Caught and resigned from presidency.
SaturdayNight massacre
Richard Nixon's executive dismissal of independent special prosecutor and the resignations of Attorney General and Deputy Attorney General during the Watergate scandal.
Nixon Tapes
Conversations between Nixon and White House Staff recorded and were forced to be handed over during the watergate scandal.
United Nations
TO replace the League Of Nations,
Created to keep peace.
Potsdam Confederace
Meeting between Germany, Soviet Union, United Kingdom, and United states.
The goals of the conference also included the establishment of post-war order, peace treaties issues, and countering the effects of war.
Satellite nations
nations controlled by other nations politically or economically. Buffer Zone of the Soviet Union
Containment
A term to end Communism
Iron Curtain
A Boundary which Divided Europe into seperate areas after world war two.
Truman Doctrine
would support Greece and Turkey with economic and military aid to prevent their falling into the Soviet
Marshall plan
To rebuild a foundation for allied countries in europe.
TO contain Communism
Berlin Airlift
American mission to drop off supplies to Berlin which was Blocked off by the Soviet Union
NATO
A Military Alliance, established by signning the North Atlantic Treaty. Designed to establish Collective Defenses as a response to an attack.
Warsaw Pact
an Oraganization between communist Europe, created to counter the Alleged Threat by NATO
Berlin WAll
wall built to seperate east and west berlin
Alger Hiss
Accused of being a soviet Spy
was convicted for perjury
Mao Zadong
Political leader for the communist china Party. WOn victory against the Kuomintang during the CHinese civil war.
Korean War
War Between COmmunist korea North Korea and South Korea
38th Parallel
Boundary, Divinding Korea into two sections, North and South korea, Non communistic Korea and COmmunisitic Korea
Julius and Ethel Rosenburg
Couple that was convicted of being communists and sharing Nuclear weapon secrets to the Soviet Union
HUAC
Lef anti Communist Investigations
Hollywood 10
Blacklist actors that were denied employment due to their political belifs
Joseph McCarthy
began the Red scare, The rise of anti-communism in america
Brinksmanship
Strategy to push a situation to the "BRINKS" forcing the opposition to back down.
CIA
Central Intelligence Agency,
Designed to Obtain and Anaylze Information about foriegn governments.
Geneva SUmmit
Meeting place of "The big Four" in an attempt to reduce International tension
Suez War
A Military attack on egypt by Britian,
Eisenhower Doctrine
Doctrine stating the countries that opposed communism would recieve aid when needed.
Henry Kissinger
Recieved the Nobel Prize, American Diplomat, Dominate role in U.S Foreign policys
Nikita Khrushchev
Cheif Director of teh Soviet Union after the death of Joseph Stalin. Removed from power.
U2 Incident
An American U-2 Spy Plane was shot down by the soviet union, Us denied the true purpose of the plane
francis Gary Powers
Flew the U-2 Spy Plane that was shot down causing the U-2 Crisis
Flexible Response
Gave the U.S The Ability to respond to agression by warfare not limited only to nuclear arms
Fidel Castro
Leader Of Cuba, led a revolution by overthrowing Fulgencio, former ruler of cuba.
Bay of Pigs Invasion
A Failed attempt by the united states to overthrow Fidel Castro
Cuban Missle Crisis
Moment when the COld war was closest to turning into a Nuclear War. A Blackade the U.S set on Cuba.
Limited Test Ban Treaty
Prohibiting all testing of Nuclear Bombs, except for underground
NASA
Space Program set up by the government during the SPace Race.
Brinksmanship
Strategy to push a situation to the "BRINKS" forcing the opposition to back down.
CIA
Central Intelligence Agency,
Designed to Obtain and Anaylze Information about foriegn governments.
Geneva SUmmit
Meeting place of "The big Four" in an attempt to reduce International tension
Suez War
A Military attack on egypt by Britian,
Eisenhower Doctrine
Doctrine stating the countries that opposed communism would recieve aid when needed.
Henry Kissinger
Recieved the Nobel Prize, American Diplomat, Dominate role in U.S Foreign policys
Nikita Khrushchev
Cheif Director of teh Soviet Union after the death of Joseph Stalin. Removed from power.
U2 Incident
An American U-2 Spy Plane was shot down by the soviet union, Us denied the true purpose of the plane
francis Gary Powers
Flew the U-2 Spy Plane that was shot down causing the U-2 Crisis
Flexible Response
Gave the U.S The Ability to respond to agression by warfare not limited only to nuclear arms
Fidel Castro
Leader Of Cuba, led a revolution by overthrowing Fulgencio, former ruler of cuba.
Bay of Pigs Invasion
A Failed attempt by the united states to overthrow Fidel Castro
Cuban Missle Crisis
Moment when the COld war was closest to turning into a Nuclear War. A Blackade the U.S set on Cuba.
Limited Test Ban Treaty
Prohibiting all testing of Nuclear Bombs, except for underground
NASA
Space Program set up by the government during the SPace Race.
Thurgood Marshall
First African American to serve on the supreme Court of the United States
NAACP
Civil Rights Group led By W.E.B DuBoise
Montgomery Bus Boycotts
A Protest Against bus segration, deeming it to be unconstitutional
Freedom Rides
Non-Violent protest of African americans riding bus's to test the ruling against segregated busses.