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first soviet leader who emerges as the leader of the soviet party/dictator. Leads them until he dies. Responsible for the tension between the soviet union and Unites States
worked for the american diplomats know a lot about the soviet union. He stated that the only way to prevent war was the containments, keep communism under control
economic aid given to rebuild and create a stronger economy for europe
gives a speech of what he wants the money he asks for.
icy set forth by U.S. President Harry S Truman on March 12, 1947 stating that the U.S. would support Greece andTurkey with economic and military aid to prevent their falling into the Soviet sphere
blue print for the cold war a secret document,plan for fighting the cold war, how to stop Soviets, doesn't become public until the 1970's
communist North Korea invades South Korea in 1950-53
Democrats and republican would put the fear of communism against one another. Investigated Communism
House Committee on Unamrican Activites
was accused to be communist by Whittaker C. So he went before the committee head and testified
a senator republican( 1946) McCarthyism is about the red scare and accusing those who he thought was communist without evidence
was the closest the world ever came to nuclear war. The United States armed forces were at their highest state of readiness ever and Soviet field commanders in Cuba were prepared to use battlefield nuclear weapons to defend the island if it was invaded.
Cuban Missile Crisis 1962
under khrushcher's leadership forced the Americans to advance to keep up with Russia therefore, creating the first earth orbiting satellite.
lead a revolution against the cuban government, 1957
was a policy declared by U.S. Senator Harry F. Byrd, Sr. on February 24, 1956, to unite other white politicians and leaders in Virginia in a campaign of new state laws and policies to prevent public school desegregation after the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision in 1954
Little Rock nine, the students chose from all little rock to integrate central high school
Little Rock Crisis 1957
member if the NAACP for 15 years. Dec 1 1955she got on the bus going home and when the bus filled up refused her seat to a white man and got arrested
from Atl, attended lexster Ave. Baptist on Alabama. He was fresh to the community, kind of the outsider but made prominent change in history
Martin Luther King
were a series of nonviolent protests which led to the Woolworth's department store chain reversing its policy of racial segregation
Greensboro Sit In
outlawed discrimination in hotels, restaurants, and other accommodation.
President signs the Civil Rights Act of 1964
federal registrars provided in countries where less than 50% of adults were registered. Suspended literacy test and other resistive measures
1965 Voting Rights Act
1941 returns to Vietnam, and lead gorilla campaign against the Japanese to free his country
Mo Chi Minh
was the climactic confrontation of the First Indochina War between the French Union's French Far East Expeditionary Corps and Viet Minhcommunist revolutionaries
French lost in a big way
Battle of Dien Bein Phu
Ended the fighting between the French and the communist forces
Genera Accords 1954
didnt declare war but declared war power
Tonkin Gulf Resolution (August 1964)
killed about 500 men, woman and children !968
was the mass murder conducted by a unit of the U.S. Army on March 16, 1968 of 347–504 unarmed citizens in South Vietnam,
My Lai Massacre
was a military campaign during the Vietnam War that began on January 31, 1968
Found in the early 1960's at University of Michigan
was a student activist movement in the United States that was one of the main iconic representations of the country's New Left. The organization developed and expanded rapidly in the mid-1960s before dissolving at its last convention in 1969.
Students for a democratic society (sds)
guy is pulled over for DUI, people gather around people burned down white owned business
Watts Riots August 1965
runs for democratic president. Attorney general during JFK term. March 1968 announces democratic president
comes and saves the day
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