Chapter 23 Quiz Terms
Chapter 23 Quiz Terms Hy 104
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Chapter 23 Terms Containment: American policy of containing & suppressing communism (NATO attack one=attack all, end of isolationism); Long Telegram “Militant Liberty”: national security agencies encouraged Hollywood to produce anticommunist movies and urged scripts to be changed to remove references of lessthan praiseworthy aspects of American society Long Telegram: Long Telegram the US would not instigate a war with Soviet Union but would support countries threatened by SU or comm Totalitarianism: political system where the state recognizes no limits to its authority and strives to regulate every aspect of public and private life wherever feasible “Iron curtain” speech: Speech given by Winston Churchill in 1946 warning of the "iron curtain" of communism that is descending to the west from the USSR and how there must be a division between the free West and communist East The Fair Deal: Domestic reform proposals of the second Truman administration (194953); included civil rights legislation and repeal of the TaftHartley Act, but only extensions of some New Deal programs were enacted. Truman Doctrine: containment of communism, US would economically & militarily support countries susceptible of falling to communism TaftHartley Act: act that sought to reverse some of the gains made by organized labor in the past decade Marshall Plan: George C Marshall, Sec of State. Proposes economicaid plan for the broken Europe in order to contain communism and to build free states again Dixiecrats: group of Deep South delegates who walked out of the 1948 Democratic National Convention in protest of the party's support for civil rights legislation. National Security Council: 10 men and women who advise the President, in consultation with the Department of Defense, connect the dots between foreign relations and Defense Loyalty Review System: Part of Truman foreign policy; Set up to spot out Communists among federal employees; Based in House of Representatives; Succeeds at making people afraid to become a part of Communism General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade: Trade agreement under which countries met periodically to negotiate tariff reductions that were mutually advantageous to all members, but contained loopholes that enabled countries to avoid tradebarrier reduction agreements Hollywood Ten: A group of Hollywood employees that were accused of radical ideas and promoting those ideas, good example of the limited civil rights Northern Atlantic Treaty Organization: military alliance of European and North American democracies founded after World War II to strengthen international ties between member states ArmyMcCarthy hearings: Congressional hearings called by Senator McCarthy to accuse members of the army of communist ties. In this widely televised spectacle, McCarthy finally went too far for public approval NSC68: a secret policy statement proposed by the National Security Council that called for a large, ongoing military commitment to contain Soviet Communism. It was accepted by Truman after the N Korean invasion of S Korea Conformity: strong patriotism and need to conform to try to avoid blame during red scare, non churchgoers, unmarried, and critics suspected as communists Decolonization: began to occur because a "free world" should not include colonies and empires McCarranWalter Act: moved away from excluding immigrants based simply upon country of origin
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