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Unformatted text preview: Sheet1 Page 1 COLD WAR 1945-1991 US - capitalism - Adam Smith - free markets, private property rights Soviet Union - communist - Karl Marx - no private property ideological -> capitalism bi-polar lesson of WWII - cannot appease an aggressor april 1945 - FDR died, truman presidency May - germany surrender august - japan surrender US British protests - against Soviet occupation in northern Iran Greece - communist greeks - yugoslavia, soviet union capitalist greeks - Britain Britain - India, Pakistan, Palestine March 1947 , Truman Doctrine - US to assist "free peoples" resisting aggression, global policy containment - not allow communist expansion Federal Employee Loyalty Program - 6.6 million, 25,000 FBI Investigation House Un-American Activities Committee - richard nixon Alger Hiss - a communist? guilty of perjury Hollywood 10 Berlin airlift - North Atlantic Treaty Organization - US, Canada, Britain, France and other in W. Europe - military alliance, US J August 1949 - Soviet Atomic Bomb Truman - appoints a committee - NSC - 68 - need more atomic bombs than soviets have, US needs hydrogen bomb,non-nucl...
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