Word List Ch 31

Word List Ch 31 - • How a legacy of mistrust between the...

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Chapter 31 Word List The Fair Deal and Containment 1. “cold war” 15. North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) 2. Servicemen’s Readjustment Act 16. Jackie Robinson 1944 17. The Dixiecrats 3. Employment Act of 1946 18. The Fair Deal 4. Taft-Hartley Labor Act 1947 19. Mao Tse-tug (Mao Zedong) 5. Atomic Energy Commission 20. Chiang Kai-shek 6. National Security Act 1947 21. North Korea/South Korea 7. National Security Council 22. Gen. Matthew B. Ridgway 8. Central Intelligence Agency 23. House UnAmerican Activities Committee 9. “iron curtain” 24. Whittaker Chambers 10. policy of containment 25. Alger Hiss 11. George F. Kennan 26. Richard M. Nixon 12. Truman Doctrine 27. Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy – Wisconsin 13. Marshall Plan 14. East Germany/West Germany MAIN THEMES
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Unformatted text preview: • How a legacy of mistrust between the United States and the Soviet Union combined with the events of World War II to cause the Cold War. • How the policy of containment led to an increasing U.S. involvement in crises around the world. • How the U.S. responded to the returning G.I.s • That the U.S. took on the task of feeding war torn Europe • How international organizations attempted to maintain peace in the world. • That the turbulent postwar era climaxed in a period of hysterical anticommunism. Quote ~ …In my opinion the Sate Department, which is one of the most important government departments, is thoroughly infested with Communists. Joseph McCarthy, Congressional Record (1950)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course HIST 143 taught by Professor Mishkin during the Spring '08 term at E. Stroudsburg.

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