Believed to be communist or communist sympathizers

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believed to be communist or communist sympathizers McCarran Act : legislation passed by Congress in 1950 over President Harry Truman’s veto that that required Communists to register with the federal government, outlawed any group from making a plan to create a dictatorship, and prevented Communists from obtaining a passport or from entering the U.S. McCarthyism : the name given to Senator Joseph McCarthy’s tactics of spreading fear of communism through false charges of radical activities Module 6 – 6.04: The Korean War The Big Ideas 1. How did the Korean War begin?
2. Why did the United Nations intervene in the situation in Korea?
3. How did the U.S.’s fear of communism lead them to support involvement in the Korean War?
4. Briefly explain how the Korean War was like a see-saw.
5. How did the Korean War end?
6. What is the relationship like between North and South Korea today?
People Events (Describe the event, its causes and effects)
1. President Truman (Explain his thoughts about the Korean war. Why did he fire MacArthur?)
2. General MacArthur (Why did he want to push his troops into China?)
3. President Eisenhower (How did the

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