Overview of the 1950's

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Overview of the 1950's

Overview of the 1950's


Lecture number:
17
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Texas A&M University
Course:
Hist 106 - History Of The U S
Edition:
2

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HIST 106 1nd Edition Lecture 17 Outline of Last Lecture I. Ending of WWII Outline of Current Lecture I. Overview of the 1950’s Current Lecture Announcement: Our next speaker is from a CIA agent- James Olsen will be here Thursday April 10 th.  1946 o Winston Churchill spoke at the graduation for a small college in Missouri and he said ‘an iron that has descended over Eastern Europe.’  He says behind the curtain are the bad guys, we are the good guys  He says we will win because we have God on our side and the Atomic bomb  1949 o China has fallen to the communism o ‘March of the Blue Ants’ o Russia test the atomic bomb  US think Russians are spying on them. US starts looking for spies  Finds a couple who are tried and found guilty.  Execution becomes a national affair o People are “naming names”  People are called in and giving list about who is communists  1950 o Koreans sweep down into South Korea o Korean War begins July of 1950 o Begins by North Koreans pouring down South all the way to the bottom. o US President Truman sends in marines to Pusan and moves up to Inchon, it’s called the “Inchon Invasion” o Goes across the 38 parallel and cuts the Koreans off o US attacks at Chosin Reservoir  Marines fighting the Chinese o General Douglas McArthur These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor’s lecture. GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes, not as a substitute.



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