152X%20-%20Cold%20War%20and%201950s - From Hot War to Cold...

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Unformatted text preview: From Hot War to Cold War: The Rise of the Iron Curtain in the Atomic Age Welcome to the Cold War! • What is the Cold War? • Who is to blame? – Orthodox (1940s­1950s) – Revisionists (1960s­ 1970s) – New Cold War History (Present) The Early Cold War • Greece and Turkey Loan • George Kennan and Containment • Walter Lippmann The Marshall Plan Trouble in Germany Truman’s Strategy 1. Better Nukes 2. Bigger Military – Dept. of Defense 3. Military and Economic Aid to the Allies 4. CIA 5. NATO The Loss of China Red Scare at Home • Fear and Paranoia • HUAC • Hollywood Ten Igor Gouzenko and the Rosenbergs Alger Hiss and Whittaker Chambers The 1950s The 1950s Who was Joe McCarthy? • • • • Biography Wheeling Speech “205” Millard Tydings Who supported McCarthy? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. China Lobby Grassroots America Bible Belters Catholics Republicans Anti­WASPs McCarthy vs. The State Department The Army­McCarthy Hearings The Korean War 1950­53 1952 Presidential Election The Eisenhower Presidency Ike’s Foreign Policy • • • • • The New Look Guatemala Suez Vietnam Iran Rise of the Suburbs Malls Fast Food Television Rock ‘n’ Roll ...
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