a U.S. foreign policy, established in 1947 by president Harry S. Truman
Truman Doctrine
a republic in SW Asia
Long power struggle between the United States and the Soviet Union in 1945-1991
Cold War
a kingdom prior to 1910; under Japanese rule 1910–45
Soaring birthrate in the United States following WWII
Baby Boom
A former General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union in the mid-1920s
Joseph Stalin
At the end of the Second World War, U.S., British, and Soviet military forces divided and occupied Germany in 1948-1949
Berlin Airlift
A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions
Atomic Bomb
The first full scale thermonuclear test was carried out by the United States in 1952
Hydrogen Bomb
Occurred during the Cold War on 1 May 1960,when a United States U-2 spy plane was shot down while in Soviet airspace
U-2 Incident
1950 American 16mm short documentary film. In the film, each member of the Hollywood Ten made a short speech denouncing McCarthyism
Hollywood Ten
a political theory derived from Karl Marx, advocating class war and leading to a society
a young person in the 1950s and early 1960s belonging to a subculture associated with the beat generation.
An outlying district of a city, especially a residential one
The fear of nuclear treats
Nuclear Anxiety
The promotion of fear of a potential rise of communism or radical leftism
Red Scare
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization
formally the Treaty of Friendship, Co-operation, and Mutual Assistance and sometimes, informally, WarPac
Warsaw Pact
also named the Tripartite Aggression and the Kadesh Operation or Sinai War, was an invasion of Egypt in late 1956 by Israel
Suez Crisis
a civilian foreign intelligence service of the United States federal government