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that helped bring Hitler to power. Truman canceled the Lend-Lease payments, denying much needed aid to the war-torn Soviet union. He believed they should suffer – eventually he sent aid to them, but tried to make life difficult for Stalin and the Soviets.2. Evaluate the impact that international crisis had on domestic politics from 1945-1963. Consider the reverse as well: How did domestic politics affect foreign policy during the early Cold War?4. What factors contributed to the Second Red Scare? What differing views did Americans have about its impact on American society?6. What key contributions did Truman, Eisenhower, and Kennedy make to the strategy of containment?
2. How did Americans react to rising prosperity in the United States? What internal debates arose over suburbanization and teen culture?