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ORIGINS:

U.S. most powerful Democracy Soviet rebuilding Communism Competing ideologies Way of life Competing values ORIGINS

Containment:

George Kennan Assist any country falling under the influence of the Soviets “Contain” communism Containment

The Truman Doctrine:

First part of containment “support free peoples” --Harry Truman Money to countries Greece and Turkey The Truman Doctrine

NATIONAL SECURITY ACT (1947):

Department of Defense NSC CIA NATIONAL SECURITY ACT (1947)

MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL :

California Military bases L.A. 50’s, 60’s: 1/3 L.A. workers Defense, aerospace O.C. Economic impact MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL

CULTURE:

2 themes Family Spending CULTURE

Asia:

China War: Korean peninsula Stalemate betw. north and South Democracy vs. communism Asia

The Middle East:

Israel vs. Arabs The Middle East

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