The Cold War Through Truman

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The Cold War Through Truman

  • Cold War

  • Taft-Hartley Act

  • demobilization; G.I. Bill of Rights

  • inflation; cost of living

  • satellite nations

  • George F. Kennan; containment;
    "iron curtain"

  • Truman Doctrine

  • Yalta and Potsdam

  • George C. Marshall; Dean Acheson

  • Marshall Plan

  • occupation zones; Berlin Blockade; Berlin airlift

  • NATO; Warsaw Pact

  • China's "fall"; Jiang Jieshi; Mao Zedong; Taiwan; "Red China"

  • NSC-68 civil defense; H-bomb

  • "witch hunts"

  • HUAC (House Un-American Activities Committee); Alger Hiss; Richard Nixon

  • Ethel and Julius Rosenberg

  • 38th Parallel; "police action"; Pusan; Inchon; MacArthur; "limited war"; "wrong war at the wrong place in the wrong time and with the wrong enemy"; armistice; "carpet bombing"

  • National Security Act 1947 Dixiecrats (States' Rights Democratic Party, J.Strom Thurmond); Progressive Party and Henry Wallace (former Democrat)

  • "Fair Deal"

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