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  • 1. TRUMAN PRESIDENCY 1945-53
  • 2. FOREIGN POLICY
    • Iron Curtain
    • Germany divided, Berlin Airlift
    • Containment
      • George Kennan
    • Domino Theory
      • Dean Acheson
    • Truman Doctrine-MILITARY AID!
      • Greece, Turkey $400 m
    • Marshall Plan- $$$ AID!!
      • $13 Billion
    • National Security Act
    • NATO
      • Portugal, Britain, France, Italy, Norway, Turkey, Algeria…
    • Economic Aid
    • CIA
    • Deterrence
      • Develop atomic, hydrogen bombs
    • Cold War Begins
    • Containment Strategy
  • 3. TRUMAN DOMESTIC – FAIR DEAL FAILURES
    • Civil Rights
      • Jackie Robinson 1947 BB
      • Ralph Bunche – Nobel Peace Prize 1950
      • Gwendolyn Brooks – Poet, Chicago Defender
      • U.S. Military desegregated – victory
    • Federal Healthcare
    • Housing Act 1949 – 800,000 units for poor
    • Education Aid denied
    • Economy – salaries up 23%, costs up 36%
    • Farm Aid denied
  • 4. TRUMAN DOMESTIC
    • G.I. Bill
      • Education and training
      • Low interest loans
      • VA Hospitals
      • Unemployment pay $20 week
      • Job assistance
    • Taft-Hartley Act
      • Abolished “closed shop”
      • NLRB stronger to prevent unfair labor practice
      • Exec could impose 80 day cooling off period – emergency
      • Union leaders swear not communists
    • Walter – McCarren Act
      • Ends a band on immigration and citizenship for Asians and Japanese
    • Social Security extended to reach 10 million more people
    • Minimum wage increase .40 to .75 in 1948
    • Fair Deal
    • Fair Deal continued
  • 5. RED SCARE - MCCARTHYISM
    • House Un-American Activities Committee
      • Senate internal subcommittee order citizens to testify past/present associations
      • Alger Hiss – Richard Nixon as CA congressman goes after Hiss. 2 years in prison for perjury, accuser was Whittacker Chambers (CPUSA)
      • Julius & Ethel Rosenberg – accused by David & Ruth Green, spies of atomic secrets, convicted, and put to death of espionage in 1953

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