ch.18 & 19

  1. What were the years known as The Cold War? From 19_____ until 19_____
  2. Where did the Truman Doctrine send aid and troops to stop the spread of communism?
  3. Where did the Marshall Plan send financial assistance to help them rebuild after WWII?
  4. What did Pres. Truman do when Stalin ordered a blockade of West Berlin?
  5. Which president integrated the military in an effort to support civil rights?
  6. What happened to the post-war economy in these areas: Prices? Wages? Jobs? Employment?
  7. When did the Soviets test their first Atomic bomb?
  8. When did the U.S. test the first Hydrogen bomb?
  9. Which U.S. Senator led the attacks on suspected communists in government?
  10. What was the purpose of House UnAmerican Activities Committee (HUAC) and who did they question?
  11. What was the purpose of the Loyalty Review Board and who did they question?
  12. What did the Hollywood Ten refuse to do?
  13. Alger Hiss accused of spying for the Soviet Union, … but what was he convicted of?
  14. What were Julius and Ethel Rosenberg accused of doing and what was the outcome?
  15. What was NATO and what was its purpose?
  16. What were “satellite nations” and why did Stalin want them?
  17. Where was the “iron curtain” and why did Stalin want it?
  18. What was the Warsaw Pact and what was its purpose?
  19. Define the policy known as brinkmanship
  20. Define the policy known as containment
  21. Where (in Europe) was communism the strongest? (Eastern or Western)
  22. Where (in Europe) was democracy the strongest? (Eastern or Western)
  23. When was Korea divided at the 38th parallel by the United Nations?
  24. When was the Korean War? 19______ until 19 ______
  25. Which side did the U.S. (and the United Nations) support when the North invaded the South?
  26. What did Gen. Douglas MacArthur do then?
  27. Chiang Kai-shek was the Nationalist leader of which country?
  28. Who was Mao Zedong?
  29. Why was there a civil war in China and which side did the US support?
  30. What was the outcome of the war in China?
  31. Who replaced Stalin in the Soviet Union when he died?
  32. What type of spy plan was the American Francis Gary Powers flying over the Soviet Union?
  33. When the Soviet Union launched Sputnik in October of 1957, why were Americans upset?
  34. What were people born in the U.S. from the end of WWII until 1960 called?
  35. What was the name of the post-war suburbs of small, affordable “cookie-cutter” houses?
  36. Who developed a vaccine for polio?
  37. What was the basic message in the book, Feminine Mystique?
  38. What was the name given to 1950s artists who celebrated non-conformity?
  39. What is a franchise and give at least ONE example of a franchise?
  40. What is a conglomerate and give at least ONE example of a conglomerate?
  41. What was Pres. Truman’s Fair Deal ?
  42. Which president approved the Interstate Commerce Act that created our highway system?
  43. Describe the role of women in the 1950s
  44. Describe the goals of the US and the Soviet Union after WWII
  45. Describe “white flight” and how it affected the urban areas and the lives of minorities
Card Set
ch.18 & 19