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Under both the Eisenhower and Truman Doctrine the U.S. would help countries threatened by what?
Under the Brinkmanship policy the U.S. trimmed it's army and navy while building up it's what?
What doctrine called for only U.S. economic and financial aid?
What doctrine called for U.S. military, economic, and financial aid?
U.S. policy to go to the edge of all out war with the U.S.S.R. is known as what?
Competition between the U.S. and U.S.S.R. to go into space was called what?
The Space Race
The Soviets launched the first __________ into space on Oct 4, 1957
What was the name of the first satellite launched into space?
As a result of the space race the U.S. schools began to emphasize what two subjects?
Math and Science
Gary Powers is famous for piloting what airplane?
U-2 Spy Plane
Who was the U.S. President at the end of WWII?
Harry S. Truman
Whoo Lead COmmunist China during the 1950's?
Who lead Democratic China?
Who became the leader of the U.S.S.R. after Stalin died?
Who lead the U.N. forces in the Korean War?
General Douglas MacArthur
Who was the first country to develop the Atomic Bomb?
What does the "H" in H-Bomb stand for?
The Competition to build the most and most powerful nuclear weapons was called the what?
Nuclear Arms Race
Who was the first country to develop the H-bomb?
Name FIVE countries who currently have PROVEN Nuclear Weapons stockpiles
What large country fell to Communism in 1949?
Over what country was the U-2 Spy Plane shot down over?
What is "little China" called today?
Taiwan Chinese Taipei
What was the official (NOT TAIWAN) name of the Island where the Republic of China leaders fled?
Where did the U.S. surprise attack the North Koreans?
The unprecidented population explosion after WWII was called what?
The Baby Boom
Small residential communities surrounding cities are called what?
Popular Campaign slogan for Dwight D. Eisenhower was what?
"I like Ike"
A company that offers similar products or services in many locations is called a what?
What large U.S. infrastructure project did President Eisenhower start in the 1950's?
The U.S. Interstate System
What does CIA stand for?
Central Intelligence Agency
Warsaw is the capitol of which country?
What does NATO stand for?
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Name 3 countries from the Warsaw Pact
Name 5 countries that belong to NATO
Who was the first African American baseball player to play in the Major League?
The increased use of what allowed Americans more freedom during the 1950's?
Name three NEGATIVE effects of the use of the increased use of the Automobile during the 1950's
Which famous amusement park opened in 1955 due to the interstate highway system?
Another word for buying material goods is what?