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Chapter 18 Section 3. What are you afraid of? A few communist spies were found in America. People wanted action. Many politicians used this to further.

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1 Chapter 18 Section 3

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3 What are you afraid of? A few communist spies were found in America. People wanted action. Many politicians used this to further their careers.

4 The Loyalty Review Board Set up by Truman. Set up by Truman. Evaluated the loyalty of government employees. Evaluated the loyalty of government employees. Research 91 Subversive organizations. Research 91 Subversive organizations. Between people were fired and 2900 resigned to avoid investigation. Between people were fired and 2900 resigned to avoid investigation. Suspects were not given information about the charges Suspects were not given information about the charges

5 HUAC House UN-American Activities Committee House UN-American Activities Committee Started before WWII but looked for communists after. Started before WWII but looked for communists after. Focused on the movie industry. Focused on the movie industry. –Because of their influence –In truth many were communists. People were labeled friendly and unfriendly. People were labeled friendly and unfriendly.

6 The Hollywood Ten Blacklisting The McCarran Act Alger Hiss & Richard Nixon Julius and Ethel Rosenberg Joseph McCarthy and McCarthyism

7 Brinksmanship A policy of the United States (under Eisenhower) characterized by the willingness to go to the edge of all out war. A policy of the United States (under Eisenhower) characterized by the willingness to go to the edge of all out war. –John Foster Dulles, his brother at the CIA. –The Moral Crusade against Communism (religious implications) The H-bomb The H-bomb –America developed it first –Russia one year later

8 The Cold Wars Reach Cold War concerns led to American involvement in countries around the world. (CIA) Cold War concerns led to American involvement in countries around the world. (CIA) –Iran –Guatemala Egypt nationalized the Suez Canal. Controlled by France and Britain. They sent troops. War was narrowly avoided Leads to the …

9 Eisenhower Doctrine The United States would defend the Middle east against attack from any communist country. The United States would defend the Middle east against attack from any communist country.

10 Hungarian Uprising

11 Sputnik

12 The U-2 Incident

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