Marshall plan us program for the reconstruction of

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A political strategy adopted by the US to restrict Soviet expansion to other countries. Marshall Plan U.S. program for the reconstruction of post-World War 2 Europe through massive aid to former enemy nations as well as allies; proposed by General George C. Marshall in 1947 -EEC (European Economic community) Containment treaty organizations NATO SEATO - S.E.Asia Treaty Organization CENTO - Central Asian Traty Organization Vietnam and Korea division North = Communists South = Democracy Who did US support as far as marginal leaders go? -Shah of Iran -Assassinates Diem of S. Korea Post-war -Truman replaced by Eisenhower -John F. Dulles...if you must draw the line be purposeful in retaliation...hard line China policy (Brinksmanship) Henry Wallace -US Vice president -Backed by communist party Meeting between Khrushchev and Kennedy -did not go well -take all nuclear missiles out of Cuba Spying issues -U2 shot down over Russia -Pilot Powers did not commit suicide as ordered. What is the Reagan Doctrine? To aid enemies of our enemies (Contras, etc.) What is the Bush Doctrine? Protect our people and our interests; preemptive strikes (after 9/11) Cold War a conflict between countries, with no actual fighting Cold War conflict between the Soviet Union and the United States after World War II. Dominated European and world politics for more than forty years. GI Bill of Rights (GI Bill)
provided education and training for veterans, paid by fed. gov. GI Bill of Rights (GI Bill) 1944-Congress passed Servicemen's Readjustment Act (aka GI Bill) to help ease transition of returning servicemen to civilian life- gave veterans an education and training paid for by gov.-provided loans to buy homes, farms, businesses, etc. Employment act of 1946 promote high employment and price stability Employment Act of 1946 established national economic objectives in the areas of: 1. Employment 2. Economic growth 3. Price Stability Ho Chi Minh Ho CHi Minh Vietnamese Marxist revolutionary leader / president who led communist revolts within that country. HI= he helped set up events leading to the Vietnam war. First Indochina War nuclear test ban treaty of 1963 right-to-work laws state laws forbidding union shops What are "Right To Work" laws? Laws that state no employer may require employees to join the union National Security act of 1947 An amendment signed by Truman that reorganized the armed forces, foreign policy, and the intelligence community. Created the National Security Council and the CIA National Security Act of 1947 The National Security Act of 1947 was signed by President Truman, and it reorganized the US Armed Forces and foreign policy after World War II, including the consolidation of military branches into the DoD. Orthodox View of Cold War ~holds that Soviet Union was responsible for the Cold War.~led to U.S. to act defensively Orthodox View of Cold War ~holds that Soviet Union was responsible for the Cold War.~led to U.S.A. to act defensively "Revisionist" View of the Cold War Places partial blame on US, claims that US was seeking to ensure an open door for american trade, did this by ensuring countries remained capitalist. Claims US dropped A-bombs to intimidate soviets. Claims US miscalculated Soviet intentions as threatening to

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