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Key Terms :
Potsdam Declaration

‘Little Boy’ and ‘Fat Man’

Manhattan Project

Enola Gay

J. Robert Oppenheimer

Harry Truman

Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Isolationism

USS Missouri
Cold War Begin:
Cold War

“Communist Contagion”

Iron Curtain

Containment

“Long Telegram”

Truman Doctrine

European Recovery Plan (Marshall Plan)

Berlin Airlift

NATO

Early Cold War Domestic Politics and Society
GI Bill of Rights

New Deal & Fair Deal

Taft-Hartley Act (1947)

Dixiecrats

“Dewey Defeats Truman”

Baby Boom

“Modern Women: The Lost Sex”

“American Dream”

Office of Price Adjustment (OPA)

Civil Rights and Race to 1960
“An American Dilemma”

Thurgood Marshall

Brown v. Board of Education Topeka

“Separate but Equal”

Montgomery Bus Boycott

Central High School (Little Rock, AR)

Rosa Parks

Civil Rights Act (1957)

Braceros & Mojados

Jim Crow Laws

Emmett Till
Let the Witch Hunt Begin! Anti-Communism and McCarthyism

Ethel and Julius Rosenberg

House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC)

Joseph McCarthy

McCarhyism

Red Scare

H-Bomb

NSC-68

Internal Security Act

Immigration Act

Hollywood Ten
The Korean War

38th Parallel

Douglas MacArthur

Inchon

Indochina

“Police Action”

“Limited War”

Forgotten War

Europe-Firsters

Kim Il Sung & Syngman Rhee

Republic of Korea
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Domestic Culture, Family, and Gender
Suburbia

Highway Culture”

Elvis Presley

Television

Rock & Roll

Juvenile Delinquency

Youth Culture

Nuclear Family

The Beats

I Love Lucy

Liberace

Eisenhower Foreign Policy Party Two
John Foster Dulles

Dwight Eisenhower

Suez Crisis

Indochina

Ho Chi Minh & Ngo Dinh Diem

Nikita Khrushchev

NASA

Fidel Castro

Sputnik

Nuclear Deterrence

Massive Retaliation

Eisenhower Doctrine

Domino Theory
The Kennedy Years, 1960-1963

John F. Kennedy

Jacqueline Bouvier

Lyndon B. Johnson

“Missile Gap”

Bay of Pigs

Ich bin ein Berliner

Cuban Missile Crisis

Lee Harvey Oswald
Nikita Khrushchev

Berlin Wall

Advancement of Civil Rights, 1960s
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)

Congress of Racial Equality (CORE)

Freedom Riders

Civil Rights Act, 1964

Letter from Birmingham Jail

Malcolm X

Voting Rights Act, 1965

March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

“I Have a Dream”

Black Muslims & Nation of Islam
Sit-Ins
– The LBJ Presidency
Lyndon Baines Johnson

War on Poverty

Great Society

Medicare & Medicaid

Barry Goldwater

Lady Bird Johnson

“New Environmentalism”

The Other America

Immigration and Nationality Services Act (1965)

The Vietnam War to 1968
LBJ

Gen. William C. Westmoreland
Robert McNamara

Ho Chi Minh

Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

Operation Rolling Thunder

Tet Offensive

Vietnamization

National Liberation Front (NLF)/ Viet Cong

“The Movement”

Peace, Love, and Rock n Roll: The New Left and the Counterculture
New Left

Counterculture

Students for a Democratic Society

Woodstock

The Beatles

Bob Dylan

LSD

“Port Huron Statement”

Rock n’ Roll

Civil Rights to Black Power, Women’s Movement to Feminism, and Sexual Evolution to Sexual Revolution

Black Power
Stokley Carmichael

Black Panther Party

Betty Friedan

The Feminine Mystique

National Organization for Women (NOW)

Feminism

The “Pill”

Gay Rights Movement

Nixon Before Watergate: Foreign Policy and the Vietnam War
Richard Nixon

Henry Kissinger

“Peace with Honour”

Vietnamization

Kent State Shootings

My Lai Massacre

Pentagon Papers

Détente

Nixon Doctrine

Leonid Brezhnev
SALT I

Nixon’s Shining Moment and Nixon’s Fall: Domestic...
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