A plan to give money to developing nations in exchange for their money to be spent on American Goods and so that they won't fall for communism.
US Role in Greek Civil War
Provided money/weapons/training for capitalism.=Truman Doctrine
June 1948 - May 1949
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Comunist Control of China
1950 - 1953
CIA Overthrow Iran
CIA Overthrow Guatamala
Fidel comes to power (Cuba)
Bay of Pigs
Cuban MIssel Crisis
Originally est: 1939
Who: Gov Officials
Who after WWII:Nixon
1)Blacklisted from the industry
2)Tried in contempt of Congress
Loyalty Review Board
1947 - 1951
Who:Trueman admin created; investigated 3 million Fed employees.
Consequences: Thousands of officials and civil service employees either resigned or lost their jobs
1948 - 1950
Accused of: Being Communist and had given secret documents to Chambers(Accuser)
Convicted?: 1950 Perjury and sent to prison
Importance: Many Americans could not help wondering whether the highest level of gov were infiltrated by Communist spies
A British scientist that worked on the Manhattan project admitted giving A-bomb secrets to the Russians.
McCarren Innternational Security Act
Trueman disliked it
1)Made it unlawful to advocate or support the establishment of a totalitarian gov
2)restricted the employment and travel of those joining Communist-front organizations
3)Authorized the creation of detention camps of subversives
1950 - 1954
McCarthy Speach of 1950
He charged that 205 Communists were still working in the state department.
McCarthy attacks millitary
He was seen as a bully by America
"Have you no sense of decency?"