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The Taft-Hartley Act delivered a major blow to labor by…
outlawing closed (all union) shops.
The passage of the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act (GI Bill of Rights) was partly motivated by…
fear that the labor markets could not absorb millions of discharged veterans.
“Planned obsolescence” was a marketing tool invented in the postwar era that…
meant changing the design of goods frequently enough so that customers would replace older versions with newer ones.
Since 1945, population in the United States has grown most rapidly in the…
sunbelt.
In early 1945, the United States was extremely eager to secure the Soviet Union’s participation in the projected invasion of Japan because…
American casualties were expected to be high if only Americans were involved.
The crucial origins of the Cold War lay in a fundamental disagreement between the United States and the Soviet Union over postwar arrangements in…
Eastern Europe.
One of the most significant structural differences between the old League of Nations and the new United Nations was that the U.N….
gave a veto in the powerful Security Council to the five Great Powers.
When the Soviet Union denied the United States, Britain, and France access to Berlin in 1948, President Truman responded by…
organizing a gigantic airlift of supplies to Berlin.
Soviet specialist George F. Kennan framed a coherent approach for America in the Cold War by advising a policy of…
containment.
The immediate crisis that prompted the announcement of the Truman Doctrine was related to the threat of a communist takeover in…
Greece and Turkey.
Under the Truman Doctrine, the United States pledged to…
support those who were resisting subjugation by communists.
President Truman’s Marshall Plan called for…
substantial financial assistance to rebuild Western Europe.
Postwar Japan…
had its military leaders tried for war crimes, as had occurred in Germany..
Jiang Jieshi and the Nationalist government los the Chinese civil war the communists and Mao Zedong mainly because…
Jiang lost the support and confidence of the Chinese people.
In an effort to detect communists within the federal government, President Harry Truman established the…
Loyalty Review Board.
In 1948, many southern Democrats split from their party to support Governor J. Strom Thurmond because…
President Truman took a strong stand in favor of civil rights.
President Truman’s domestic legislative plan was dubbed the…
Fair Deal.
NSC-68 called for…
a massive increase in military spending.
President Harry Truman relieved General Douglas MacArthur from command of United Nations troops in Korea when…
MacArthur began to openly criticize Truman’s orders on military policy.