36 Outline- Cold War Begins
MAKE SURE YOU PROVIDE DETAILS AND ANSWER THE QUESTIONS!
I. What kind of economic readjustments did the US go through after WWII?
A. What impact did returning veterans have for good and for ill?
B. Recession– how close to a depression?
C. Effect on women and minorities
D. Shift from a wartime to peacetime economy
II. What made the middle class grow so rapidly and become so influential?
A. Population shifts by region and to the ‘burbs
C. GI Bill of Rights– how did it help create the middle class? Provide specifics.
III. What challenges did Truman face, in both foreign and domestic policy?
A. Republican Congress
B. Dewey in 1948
D. Point Four
F. “The Buck Stops Here”– presidential responsibility
G. Effect on popularity
IV. Why did early disputes arise between the US and the USSR?
B. effect of Chinese Revolution
C. Germany and E. Europe
D. Containment and fear of Communism