Accused of being a Soviet spy.
Alger Hiss
Leader of the Soveit Union till he died in 1953, ruled by terror.
Joseph stalin
United States gave Western Europe over $12 billion in economic support to help rebuild economies after the end of World II.
Marshall Plan
Strong, nuclear, esplosive device.
Atomic bomb
A state of political and military tension after World War II
Cold War
33rd president after FDR.
Harry Truman
Notional barrier separating the former Soviet bloc and the West
Iron Curtain
A city on the border of Berlin, Germany.
Potsdam
H-bomb
Hydrogen Bomb
First artificial earth satellite.
Sputnik
Increase iin birth rate.
Baby boom
Promotion of fear of a potential rise of communism.
Red scare
Intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty.
NATO
Pursuing a dangerous policy to the limits of safety before stopping.
Brinkmanship
34th President of the United States.
Dwight Eisenhower
Standards, rules, or laws.
Conformity
The practice of making accusations of subversion or treason without proper regard for evidence.
McCarthyism
Keeping something harmful under control or within limits.
Containment
Hostility or strained relations.
Détente
Outlying district of a city.
Suburbs