Unit VIII Post World War II Presidents

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Unit VIII: Post World War II Presidents Domestic and Foreign Policy ~1945-1992~ A Meridian  APUSH Study Guide by Staff: John Ho, Jeff Gu, Jason Liu, Tim Qi, Amy Young, and Willy Zhang Harry S. Truman(1945-1952) Domestic Agenda: The Fair Deal Federal Housing  Administration After WWII, the FHA offered insured housing mortgages and low interests on  30 year loans. This increased interest in buying Single-family homes and  started the growth of the  suburbanite  class. Brannan Plan Provided federal support for farm income while still allowing farm product  prices to be controlled by the open market. This ensured farm production  while still keeping a competitive market. Desegregation of the  Military In 1948, Truman issued an order to organize the military regardless of race. In  response, Southern democrats rejected Truman and sponsored J. Strom  Thurmond for the next Presidential candidate. Repeal Taft-Hartley  Act 1947. Truman vetoes the bill but the House of Representatives repealed the  veto and enacted it. The Taft-Hartley Act limited workers by reducing union  powers and forcing union leaders to take pledges of loyalty to state. Legislation Defeated:  1) National Health Plan, 2) Federal School Aid, 3) Civil rights  legislation Foreign Policy: Truman’s Foreign Policy Issue Action Description European  Containment Truman Doctrine perceived to be threatened by the USSR.  Copyright© 2006 (April 22 th ) All rights reserved. APUSH Study Guide v1.0 by Meridian Notes. Do not distribute or  reproduce without replicating this copyright. 1945        1952          1960         1963         1968           1974        1976          1980         1988      1992 Post World War II Presidential Timeline Dwight D.  Eisenhower Harry S.  Truman John F.  Kennedy Lyndon B.  Johnson Richard  M. Nixon Gerald  Ford Jimmy  Carter Ronald  Reagan George  H.W.  Bush *Not to chronological scale
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Marshall Plan Joint plan to rebuild and recover the European nations after  WWII. Most of the aid was given to the more “developed”  capitalist countries. The now “3 rd  world countries” were for the  most part left out of the plan. Berlin Airlift USSR controlled East Germany and splits with the Western  Europe, cutting of Berlin from the rest of Europe. US bombers  sent much needed supplies to Berlin on the east side of the  Iron Curtain. NATO (North 
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