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Truman Doctrine 1947 - Stated that the U.S. would support any nation threatened by Communism.
Marshall Plan Introduced by Secretary of State George G. Marshall in 1947, he proposed massive and systematic American economic aid to Europe to revitalize the European economies after WWII and help prevent the spread of Communism.
airlift in 1948 that supplied food and fuel to citizens of west Berlin when the Russians closed off land access to Berlin
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
In 1949, the United States, Canada, and ten European nations formed this military mutual-defense pact. In 1955, the Soviet Union countered NATO with the formation of the Warsaw Pact, a military alliance among those nat…
Containment foreign policy towards communism is containment
..., A policy of threatening to go to war in response to any enemy aggression.
President Kennedy's Cold War foreign policy
President Eisenhower's theory that if Vietnam fell communist, other countries would also soon fall communist; like dominoes. Therefore, it was important to keep Vietnam from falling communist
A lessening of tensions between U.S. and Soviet Union. Besides disarming missiles to insure a lasting peace between superpowers, Nixon pressed for trade relations and a limited military budget.
The basic rights given to all people.
escalation and military build up
President Reagan's Cold War foreign policy
percentage of women working by the 1970s
1921-2006. American feminist, activist and writer. Best known for starting the "Second Wave" of feminism through the writing of her book "The Feminine Mystique".
idea that that emphasized equality and downplayed domestic roles
U.S. pop artist known for his paintings of Campbell's soup cans
Greece, Albania, Yugoslavia
exceptions to Soviet control
man who ruled Yugoslavia
Josip Broz Tito (Marshall Tito)
country that tried to create democratic communism but failed
Polish trade union created in 1980 to protest working conditions and political repression, first non communism trading union. It began the nationalist opposition to communist rule that led in 1989 to the fall of communism in eastern Europe.
leader of solidarity
man who wrote The Gulag Archipelago and exposed the harsh reality of gulags