Amex: Chapter 14
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Amex: Chapter 14
conference whihc outlined plans for post WWII world- feb 1945
The big three leaders leaders were (name and country)
T or F? Due to the cost of Germany's failure during WW2, Soviets recognized Germany was no longer a threat.
4/12/45 who became president?
April 1945- 50 countries meet to draft charter for this organization
division of Germany and Berlin was decided at this meeting in july 1945
economic plan that called for aid to western european nations recovering from WW2
The Truman Doctrine requests aid for which two countries?
Greece and Turkey
T or F? the US wanted a strong Germany to promote western European recovery and contain communism.
Western section of this city was blockaded by Soviets and all inabitants became hostages.
The US did what for the Berlin inhabitants/ German hostages?
sent in supply planes
In april 1949, US, Canada and 10 other nations formed this to help with military/economic support.
The soviet response to NATO
Leader of CHina in 1949
report that called for $39 billon budget to fight Soviet expansion
National Security Council Report NSC-68
Pres during first years of Korean war
keeping the fight confined to one area and avioding nuclear weapons
general relieved of command by US president during korean war
Th country that aided North Korea was
The soviet union
summer of 1949- atomic explosion detonated here
1952- a hydrogen bomb was detonated here
1952- elected president
instant nuclear attack "by means at at places of our choosing"
the art of never backing down in a crisis
Eisenhower's secretay of state
T or F? Eisenhower recognized need for nuclear disarment.
this country tested first long range missile with nuclear war head in 1957
this country launched Sputnik, a satellite into orbit in 1957
The vast interwoven military establishment and arms industry
What happened when the US and US forces marched throughNorth Korea to the Yalu River?
North Korea retreated
Berlin was significant during the cold war because...
it was an oasis of non-commnuism in a communist area
BY isolating Wast Berlin in 1948, Stalin hoped to...
force the Aliies into giving up their plans for Germany
Won the presidency after, and partly due to, a cross country tour.
Who fired MacArthur?
Secretary of State under Truman