22. NATO and Warsaw Pacta.•North Atlantic Treaty Organization: April 1949b.•Federal Republic of Germany forms May 1949, invited to join NATO
1955c.•Warsaw Pact: 1955d.•Iron Curtain becomes actual armed frontier between East and West23. Shift in Balance and Powera.•Sept 1949, first Soviet atomic bomb test detectedb.•Oct 1949, China falls to the Communistsc.•April 1950, “NSC-68,” National Security Council report, advocates military build up, both conventional and nuclear, including development of a hydrogen bomb24. Civil Defense25. Korean War (1950-1953): Containment in Asia26. Economy27. 1952 Electionsa.•Truman loses political viability due to Korea and Democratic scandalsb.•Adlai Stevenson Democratic candidate, loses to Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower:c.•K1C2- “Korea, Communism, and Corruption”28. Nuclear Arms Race29. Military-Industrial Complex
30. Cold War Americaa.The 2ndRed Scare, 1947-1954i.Fear – Spying, subversion, weakening from within, possible sabotageb.Loyalty Oathsi.Executive Order 9835ii.3/22/47iii.Loyalty Review Boardiv.Gov’t employeesv.
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