America in the 1950's

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America in the 1950's

American culture, society, economy, and politics during the 50's.


Lecture number:
18
Pages:
6
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Texas A&M University
Course:
Hist 106 - History Of The U S
Edition:
3

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HIST 106 1st Edition Lecture 18 Outline of Last Lecture LECTURE OUTLINE FOR THE COLD WAR I. The End of WWII & the Creation of the United Nations II. The Cold War in the Truman Years a. American Capitalism vs. Soviet Communism & the Roots of the Cold War b. The Truman Doctrine: Containment & Economic Aid c. The Marshall Plan: Humanitarian Aid & Economic Recovery d. NATO & the Soviet Response e. Global Cold War Underway i. Winning Over Japan ii. NSC-68 iii. The Korean War III. The Cold War in the Eisenhower Years a. From Stalin to Khrushchev b. Eisenhower’s Strategy: Diplomacy & Massive Retaliation c. John Foster Dulles, the CIA, and Proxy Wars i. Iran & More d. Peaceful Coexistence? Outline of Current Lecture LECTURE OUTLINE FOR THE COLD WAR • The End of WWII & the Creation of the United Nations • The Cold War in the Truman Years American Capitalism vs. Soviet Communism & the Roots of the Cold War The Truman Doctrine: Containment & Economic Aid The Marshall Plan: Humanitarian Aid & Economic Recovery NATO & the Soviet Response Global Cold War Underway Winning Over Japan NSC-68 The Korean War • The Cold War in the Eisenhower Years From Stalin to Khrushchev Eisenhower’s Strategy: Diplomacy & Massive Retaliation John Foster Dulles, the CIA, and Proxy Wars Iran & More Peaceful Coexistence? LECTURE OUTLINE FOR AMERICA IN THE 1950S • The Politics of Postwar America Truman and the Fair Deal Postwar Red Scare Federal Employees Loyalty and Security Program House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) Joseph McCarthy and McCarthyism Eisenhower and Dynamic Conservatism • Society and Culture in the 1950s Prosperity and the Growth of the Middle Class The Suburbs Mass Culture and Consumerism Teenagers and the Youth Subculture Juvenile Delinquency Period of Religious Revival Underlying Cold War Anxieties Current Lecture LECTURE OUTLINE FOR THE COLD WAR 1) The End of WWII & the Creation of the United Nations 2) The Cold War in the Truman Years



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