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1 Name: Period: Unit 13: Post War America: The Beginning of the Cold War and the 1950 s Chapters 22 and 23 Pages Homework: 1- Vocabulary due on 2-3- Castle Learning due and Test on Essential Questions: 1- How did U.S. foreign policy change after WWII? 2- How did the Cold War impact America s social, economic, and political institutions? 3- How do technological changes alter the lives of individuals?

2 Do Now/Closure Questions Question 1: Answer: Question 2: Answer: Question 3: Answer: Question 4: Answer: 2

3 President Truman and the End of the WWII President Truman The Fair Deal The End of the War Creation of the United Nations The G.I. Bill Desegregation of the Military 3

4 Truman and the Causes of the Cold War The opposing countries were the and The two opposing political ideologies were and Why was it called a Cold War? Yalta and Potsdam Conferences Soviets control Stalin s Philosophy Why did Stalin need satellite countries? The Iron Curtain Descends

5 How will the US respond? The US Foreign Policy during the Cold War is The goal of this policy is Truman Doctrine At the present moment in world history nearly every nation must choose between alternative ways of life. The choice is often not a free one. One way of life is based upon the will of the majority, and is distinguished by free institutions, representative government, free elections, and guarantees of individual liberty, freedom of speech and religion, and freedom from political oppression. The second way of life is based upon the will of a minority forcibly imposed upon the majority. It relies upon terror and oppression, a controlled press and radio, fixed elections, and the suppression of personal freedom. I believe that it must be the policy of the United States to support free peoples who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressures. President Truman, speech to Congress (12th March, 1947) What was the goal of the Truman Doctrine? Marshall Plan Berlin Blockade and Airlift The Berlin Wall is built in Collective Security- N.A.T.O- Warsaw Pact- 5

6 The Korean War China Korea North Korea = South Korea = In 1950 the invades the and starts the War The goal was to Truman and the United Nations General Douglas MacArthur and President Truman MacArthur orders troops to cross the assists North Korea, and pushes the U.S. and U.N. forces back across the 38th parallel. MacArthur Truman disagrees MacArthur Truman The war is at a standstill. Long Term Effects of the Korean War The Korean War is considered Korea Today 6

7 President Eisenhower Before being President Presidential Accomplishments 1-2- Interstate Highway Act Our unity as a nation is sustained by free communication of thought and by easy transportation of people and goods. The ceaseless flow of information throughout the Republic is matched by individual and commercial movement over a vast system of inter-connected highways criss-crossing the Country and joining at our national borders with friendly neighbors to the north and south In case of an atomic attack on our key cities, the road net must permit quick evacuation of target areas, mobilization of defense forces and maintenance of every essential economic function. But the present system in critical areas would be the breeder [cause] of a deadly congestion within hours of an attack - Eisenhower, Message to Congress, February 22, 1955 Based on the document, what were two reasons Eisenhower supported the Interstate Highway Act? Eisenhower s Cold War Policy Brinkmanship- Eisenhower Doctrine- 9

8 Red Scare The Red Scare and McCarthyism Truman institutes a Loyalty Program McCarthyism House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) Based on the cartoon, what is HUAC running people over with the car meant to represent? Blacklisted Hollywood Ten Alger Hiss Julius and Ethel Rosenberg 10

9 The Space Race and the Impact of Sputnik USA Soviet Union Inter-Continental Ballistic Missiles (ICMB) The Launch of Sputnik The Impact of Sputnik The Atomic Threat Federal Civil Defense Administration Was America really losing the space race? The U2 Spy Plane Incident 11

10 1950 s Culture Some say the 50 s was a decade of Conservative Values, Complacency, Conformity and Contentment. Explain what is meant by this. G.I. Bill The U.S. Government granted returning soldiers the GI Bill of Rights. What was the GI Bill of Rights? How did this bill of rights shape the coming decades? Baby Boom What was the Baby Boom? What caused it and how did it change America? Economic Growth and Consumerism The 1950s witnessed the most prosperous economy in American history. How did this prosperity transform the country? Expectations of Men and Women during the 50 s Discuss gender roles in the 1950s. 12

11 Growth of Suburbs Describe life in the suburbs Consumerism What impact did consumer goods have on the country? What did it mean to keep up with the Jones? Impact of TV What was the impact of television on the family and the economy in the 1950s? Teen Culture and Rock-n- Roll Why were the older generation so concerned about the effects of rock-n-roll? Discuss the impact of the Baby Boom. How did this boom fuel rock-n-roll and the youth culture of the 1950s? The Culture of the Car Describe how the car and the highway system changed America. 13

12 Post War America Chapter 22 and Yalta (page 760) 2. Cold War (page 762) 3. Potsdam (page 764) 4. NATO (page 769) 5. Limited War (page 773) 6. Red Scare (page 774) 7. Subversion (page 774) 8. Loyalty Review Program (page 774) 9. McCarthyism (page 778) 10. Censure (page 778) 11. Fallout (page 781) 12. Massive Retaliation (page 783)

13 13. Brinkmanship (page 783) 14. Central Intelligence Agency (page 785) 15. Sputnik (page 787) 16. Military Industrial Complex (page 787) 17. GI Bill (page 794) 18. Fair Deal (page 797) 19. Federal Highway Act (page 799) 20. Levittown (page 800) 21. Baby Boom (page 801) 22. White Collar Jobs (page 802) 23. Conform (page 802) 24. Missile Gap (page 824)

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