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  • Truman Doctorine

    Truman Doctorine
    Truman Doctrine, which defines Communist victory anywhere in the world as a threat to American security, and made the US have more responability in the world
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    The Soviets blockade West Berlin, leaving the citywhich is surrounded on all sides by Communist East Germanywithout access to food and supplies. The Truman administration organizes a military airlift to supply the besieged city.
  • Soviet Union A-Bomb

    Soviet Union A-Bomb
    The Soviet Union successfully detonates its first atomic bomb. The loss of its atomic monopoly comes as a terrible shock to the United States and its people.
  • The beginning of the Korean WAR

    The beginning of the Korean WAR
    Communist North Korean troops invade South Korea, beginning the Korean War
  • Mc Arthur

    Mc Arthur
    McArthur disobeys Tumans orders to not attack the Koreans, and truman fires one of the worlds greatest generals in history.
  • Dennis V. US

    Dennis V. US
    Court upheld right to courtail free speech when the nations security's was involved, it scared people
  • 6 Communist

    6 Communist
    Six union and civil rights activists in Seattle are charged with conspiracy for attending Communist Party meetings under the Smith Act
  • Rosenburg execution

    Rosenburg execution
    Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, were convicted of conspiring to pass U.S. atomic secrets to the Soviets and were executed at Sing Sing Prison.
  • The Hollywood Black list

    The Hollywood Black list
    Was a list of names Mc Arthur made to develop the idea that certain hollywood directors, actors, actresses were spreading the ideas of comunnism
  • Welch's Reply

    Welch's Reply
    In a court hearing of the McCarthy army hearings, great drama was released when the Famous Welch's Reply was given "Senator, you won't need anything in the record when I finish telling you this. Until this moment, Senator, I think I never really gauged your cruelty, or your recklessness. .... Have you no sense of decency, sir, at long last? Have you left no sense of decency?" everyone appauded.