Imgres 11

Post War America

By danaiii
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower

    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    Eisenhower was very much involved with a lot of things. He was a five star general, supreme commander of the allied forces, and he was also the 34th president of the United States from 1953-1961.
  • Ray Kroc

    Ray Kroc
    He was the man that created the very big business of McDonald's.
  • Lyndon B Johnson

    Lyndon B Johnson
    He was our 36th persident from 1963-1969. During his term he had delt with the civil rights act and vietnam.
  • Richard Nixon

    Richard Nixon
    Nixon was the 37th president of the united states. He was the first president to be impeached, he also resigned because of the watergate scandal.
  • Jonas Salk

    Jonas Salk
    Jona Salk was the man who created the Polio vaccine. He made the vaccine whenever polio was the biggest health problem in post war America.
  • John F. Kennedy

    John F. Kennedy
    John F Kennedy was the 35th president of the United States. He was president from 1961 to his assassination in 1963. JFK delt with the cuban missle crisis and part of the civil rights act. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas on November 1963. During his term they called it "Camelot".
  • Gary Powers

    Gary Powers
    Gary Powers was the pilot for the plane that was on a spying mission in Soviet Union airspace, causing the 1960 U-2 incident.
  • Roy Benavidez

    Roy Benavidez
    Roy Benavidez was a member of the U.S army he was awarded the medal of honor for his brave actions in the vietnam war.
  • Abbie Hoffman

    Abbie Hoffman
    Hoffman was an activist during the late 60's and early 70's. He was the co-founder of the Internation Youth
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    House Un-American Activities Committee

    a group of script writters and directors put a committee together to investigate disloyalty and subversive organizations
  • War Powers Act

    War Powers Act
    War Powers Act is a federal law intended to check the president's power to commit the United States to an armed conflict without the consent of the U.S. Congress.
  • Containment Policy

    Containment Policy
    a policy that ttries to contain communism
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    Iron Curtain

    an imaginary boundry dividing europe from the end of ww2 to the end of the cold war.
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    an American foreign policy created to counter the soviets
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    Cold War

    A political and military tension between the soviets and the U.S
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    Berlin Airlift

    Towards the of WW2 the brittish, soviets and the u.s army forces occupied germany
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    Domino Theory

    The theory of if one country becomes a communist country then soon after they all fall into the communist government
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    Korean War

    The Korean War was started when North Korea invaded South Korea.
  • Rosenberg Trial

    Rosenberg Trial
    The judge Irving R. Kaufman conducts over the espionage prosecution of the couple accused of selling nuclear secrets to the Russians
  • “McCarthyism”

    McCarthyism is the practice of making accusations of subversion or treason without proper regard for evidence
  • Vietnamization

    it's policy of the Richard Nixon administration to end U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War through a program to expand, equip, and train South Vietnam's forces
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    Vietnam War

    A war we fought to try to stop the spread of communism
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    Cuban Missile Crisis

    a 13 day confrontation between the soviets and the U.S
  • Great Society

    Great Society
    It was a set of domestic programs in the United States launched by Democratic President Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Anti-War Movement

    Anti-War Movement
    A lot of the young generation got together to stop the involvement in the Vietnam war
  • Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

    Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
    the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution was made to take any measures he believed were necessary to stay in vietnam
  • Tet Offensive

    Tet Offensive
    The U.S sent jmilitary down to vietname to take down the viet cong
  • the Marshall Plan

    the Marshall Plan
    The Marshall Plan was an American initiative to aid Western Europe