Chapter 38: Origins of the Cold War
American GIs and Soviet Soldiers used to greet each other friendly and shake hands
* But that peace would not last forever, soon the Cold War began between the United States
and the Soviet Union.
The Age of Camelot
He is the youngest man ever elected President and it occurred in 1961.
Kennedy was compared to King Arthur because the Broadway musical, Camelot, during
* Many believe Kennedys term was
Redefining Equality: From Black Power to Affirmative Action
The first African American graduate of the Ole Miss, James Meredith began a campaign he called his March
Against Fear in 1966.
* Stokely Carmichael was signaling a
The Civil Rights Revolution: Like a Mighty Stream
45.4: Sit-Ins and Freedom Rides
A sit-in is when African Americans sat down in whites-only public places and refused
to moves so they would be causing a business to lose customers.
* In the Sou
Ending the Cold War
On June 12, 1987 President Ronald Regan gave a speech on a platform in front of the
* On November 9, 1989 the gates of the Berlin Wall were opened and the East Germans were
52.4: The Col
Fighting the Cold War at Home
Children growing up during the Cold War lived with the fear of the Soviet Union launching a nuclear attack
* The Cold War was unlike any other war for Americans because it causes fear, anxiety,
Facing Frustration in Vietnam
52.3: The War Divides the People of South Vietnam
Southern Vietnamese in the countryside joined to Viet Cong who were all for Communism.
City goers of South Vietnam backed the established government.
* The Vietna
Peace, Prosperity, and Progress
41.4: Marriage, Families, and a Baby Boom
In 1946, war veterans and their wives began giving birth to a bunch of babies.
* This year marked the beginning of the largest population boom in U.S. history.
Segregation in the Post-World War II Period
Jim Crow segregation laws kept blacks separated from whites in most public facilities in
* The Postwar for African Americans was a hard time for in the South and only a
The Emergence of a Counterculture
In the 1960s, people saw all the racial discrimination, riots, poverty, and political assassinations and
decided that society had to change.
* A counterculture is a group with ideas and beha
The Unites States Gets Involved in Vietnam
51.3: Johnson Inherits the Vietnam Problem
Johnson knew how to get things done in Congress and to win elections, so he took on moderate
approach on the Vietnam problem in the 1964 election.
* In March