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Unit 5 (Cold War + Korean War) Cheat Sheet (DRAFT) by

Cheat Sheet for US in Cold War

This is a draft cheat sheet. It is a work in progress and is not finished yet.

Important Vocab

Cold War-
Political and economical confro­ntation between the US and USSR (Soviet Union); dominated world affairs at this time
Truman Doctrine-
US should help nations facing external pressure or internal revolution
In charge of making policies for national defense + foreign relations; consists of president, secretary of defense, secretary of state, and others appointed by the president
Replaced Department of War; united armed forces; became a political sponsor of scientific research
Coordinate plans through government in wartime; program of prepar­edness even in peacetime; became a principal sponser of scientific research
National Security Act of 1947-
Establ­ished NSC, DOD, and NSRB
Originally intended to ferret out pro-Fa­scists; invest­igated propaganda that attacked contit­utional govern­ment; invest­igated Hollywood movie scandals
Federal Highway Act of 1956-
Landru­m-G­riffin Act-
Douglas MacArthur
Harry Truman
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Richard Nixon

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