Period 8 Study Guide - Elizabeth Crawford - Period Key 8 Terms\/Highlights Yalta Conference Potsdam Conference Containment Truman Doctrine Marshall Plan

Period 8 Study Guide - Elizabeth Crawford - Period Key 8...

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Period 8 Study Guide (1945- 1980) Cold War and Liberalism (Chps 25- 29) Key Terms/Highlights of the Time Period Yalta Conference Potsdam Conference Containment Truman Doctrine Marshall Plan NATO Warsaw Pact NSC-68 Cold War Liberalism Taft-Hartley Act Fair Deal HUAC “New Look” Domino Theory Eisenhower Doctrine Bay of Pigs Cuban Missile Crisis Peace Corps Kitchen Debate Bretton Woods IMF Military-Industrial Complex Sputnik Beatniks/Beats Sunbelt Dixiecrats Kerner Commission Allen Ginsberg Jack Kerouac Billy Graham Dr. Benjamin Spock William J. Levitt Rights Liberalism CORE SCLC SNCC Civil Rights Act of 64 Voting Rights Act of 65 Black Nationalism Black Panther Party UFW AIM Cesar Chavez Dolores Huerta Thurgood Marshall Stokely Carmichael MLK Malcolm X Great Society Medicare/Medicaid The Feminine Mystique NOW Gulf Tonkin Resolution Operation Rolling Thunder SDS Port Huron Statement New Left Counterculture Tet offensive Title IX Vietnamization My Lai Détente Warren Court OPEC Environmentalism Silent Spring EPA Stagflation Rust Belt Proposition 13 Watergate War Powers Act Freedom of Information Act Deregulation Affirmative action ERA Roe v. Wade Evangelicalism Rachel Carson Phyllis Schlafly Harvey Milk The Cold War America (Chp 25) Focus Questions : What were the origins of the Cold War and the goals of U.S. policymakers in the Cold War? How did U.S. involvement in the Cold War alter the nation’s role in world affairs? How did U.S. involvement in the Cold War lead to debates over civil liberties and American national identity? 1.Doc Study:Who is primarily responsible for the Cold War? USA or Soviet Union? Why? 2. Containment Policy : George Kennan vs. George Wallace (Shared Drive: The Long Telegram and Wallace’s Letter) Summarize Kennan’s Message: Basically, the Soviet Union cannot coexist peacefully with the Western capitalist powers if it continued its socialist regime. This is why they are so suspicious of all other countries and why they try to expand their sphere of influence: the next likely targets are Iran and Turkey. Also, the Soviet Union was likely to try and weaken the Western’s powers influence over developing countries. Finally, the Soviets will not respond to reason but force, and that is why the US must form a resistance to the spread of communism.

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