cold war test part 1
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leader of south korea during war
popular with the US; overthrew cuba
leader of north korea during war
kim il sung
led communists; bad
led nationalists; good
led un troops during korean war
; spoke out publicly against truman, so truman fired him
republican candidate who ran against truman in the election of 1948
represented the southern democrats in election of 1948
picked by the progressive party in the election of 1948
- sec of state who thought a liberation policy would have a stronger approach
- opposed truman's containment policy
who felt that the only way to get the soviets to agree on anything was to push them to the brink of war?
leader of the soviets; talked about working with the US
head of the FBI?
j edgar hoover
- time magazine editor
- recieved US govt documents from Hiss, known as the pumpkin papers
state dept official accused of being a communist spy
- julius and ethel were arrested, convicted and executed for espionage
- ethel was believed to have typed the documents, which was fake
john kenneth galbraith?
- said that updated technology allowed the US to produce lots of goods and services for americans
Dr. Jonas Salk?
developed the vaccine for polio
- germany was divided in half by allies
- soviets took eastern germany and france, GB, US took western half and created 3 sectors
- allies decided to form 1 govt for west by stalin didnt want it so he cut off supplies into east berlin
- we airlifted supplies over the blockade
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