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Test 3 Study GuideThe Cold WaroTerm for tensions, 1945-89, between the Soviet Union and the US, the twomajor world powers after WWIIoIdeological struggleCapitalism v. CommunismThe Truman DoctrineoPresident Truman’s program of post WWII aid to European countries-particularly Greece and Turkey-in danger of being undermined bycommunismo$400 millionNATOoNorth Atlantic Treatyo12 NationsoNorth Atlantic Treaty OrganizationoProtect each otherThe Marshal PlanoUS program for the reconstruction of post-WWII Europe through massiveaid to former enemy nations as well as alliesoProposed by General George MarshallThe Fair DealoDomestic reform proposals of the second Truman administration (1949-53)oIncluded civil rights legislation and repeal of the Taft-Hartley ActoOnly extensions of some New Deal programs were enactedExecutive Order 9981oEstablished equality of treatment and opportunity in the Armed ServicesThe “Baby Boom”oMarkedly higher birth rate in the years following WWIIoLed to the biggest demographic “bubble” in American historyTaft-Hartley ActoPassed over President Truman’s vetooContained a number of provisions to control labor unionsBanning of closed shopsJulius & Ethel RosenbergoSentenced to death during the 2ndred scareJoseph McCarthyoStarted the House of Un-American Activities CommitteeoBusted people for being communistKorean WaroStarted when communist North Korea invaded South KoreaSouth Korea had been under US control since WWIIoFighting by US troops ended by 1953
French Indochina/US entry into VietnamoVietnam asks for help from US to get Japan out of their countryHo Chi Minh and the Viet MinhoLeader of VietnamTurned back on us for SovietsoVietnamese League for IndependenceNgo Dinh DiemoLeader of South VietnamViet CongoUprising in S. Vietnam against the Diem regimeSputnikoFirst satelliteoLaunched Oct. 4, 1957oSoviet UnionNASAoNational Aeronautics and Space AdministrationoCreated in response to the Soviets launch ofSputnikby CongressoCoordinate research and administer the space programU-2 incident (1960)oSecret spy planesoSoviets shot down U-2 plane over Soviet landoMeeting in Pariso

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FLEMMING
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Civil Rights, Cold War, Sputnik, Truman Doctrine, Vietnam War, Voting Rights Act, North Atlantic Treaty, The Feminine Mystique,

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