What steps did the Allies take to promote growth in the postwar global economy?
Which countries were aligned with the US, and which with the Soviet Union? (Map 26-1)
How did the Truman Doctrine shape US postwar foreign policy?
How did the Fair Deal differ from the New Deal?
Why was Truman relatively unpopular at the beginning of the 1948 campaign? (Map 26-2)
What factors led contributed to the rise of McCarthyism?
How did the Cold War affect American culture?
What issues were at the center of the 1952 election?
How did the US military campaign in Korea reflect Truman’s doctrine of containment? (Map 26-3)
Analyze the following images/excerpts. Why this image/excerpt important? What does this image/excerpt tell me about the period? What important information can be accessed from the image/excerpt? What theme or themes does this image/excerpt satisfy?
Students and Faculty Face the Cold War (930-1); Kennan excerpt (935); Marshall excerpt (937); Berlin Airlift (938); Strike (939); Truman pic (940); Fig. 26-1 (942); Is This Tomorrow? (944); Reagan excerpt (945); McCarthy (947); Hopper painting (948); Fig. 26-2 (949); Domestic photo 1955 (951); Lawson excerpt (957); Nixon (959); Invasion USA (960)