Chapter 26 The Cold War

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Chapter 26 The Cold War

  1. 1. The Cold War Chapter 26 - Important Issues
  2. 2. Origins of the Cold War <ul><li>Russia and America became unlikely allies in WWII </li></ul><ul><li>Hostilities arose surrounding the bomb </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Stalin was angry that the U.S. had secretly developed the atomic bomb </li></ul></ul></ul>Vs .
  3. 3. Origins of the Cold War <ul><li>United States and Soviet Union want different things for the post-war world </li></ul>Pg. 810
  4. 4. The Cold War <ul><li>Satellite nations </li></ul><ul><li>Containment </li></ul><ul><li>The “ Iron Curtain ” </li></ul><ul><li>Truman Doctrine : it’s the job of the U.S. to support free people who are resisting subjugation </li></ul><ul><li>Marshall Plan : give aid to European nations that needed it </li></ul><ul><li>NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Cold War <ul><li>China and North Korea fall to communism in the 1940s </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Korea was divided at the 38th parallel </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Communist North, Democratic South </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>In 1950, North Korea attacked South Korea </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pages 818-821 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>In 1950, North Korea invaded South Korea </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Chinese aided their communist North Korean neighbors </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The war ended in a stalemate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Armistice : agreement to end fighting </li></ul></ul>Korean War
  7. 7. <ul><li>Korea remains divided at the 38 th parallel </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The two countries are still formally at war </li></ul></ul></ul>Korean War
  8. 8. Living in Fear <ul><li>Loyalty Review Board </li></ul><ul><li>House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Charged Hollywood actors, writers, producers, etc. of sneaking communist propaganda into movies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>blacklist </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. McCarthyism <ul><li>Began attacking suspected Communists </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>used the power of television to strike fear in people </li></ul></ul></ul>

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