I have a list of communists in our public office and Hollywood!
The primary goal of the marshall plan was to give direct financial aid to european countries for economic destruction.
The Soviet Union was starting to test atomic bombs. The US started as well. People called it MAD which stood for mutually assured destruction since both the US and Soviets were testing bombs.
The red scare was a time where citizens were afraid of the spread of communism. Senator Joseph McCarthy was determined to reveal communists in the country. He mainly targeted people in Hollywood.
The Berlin Wall
The Soviets made blockades on German borders so the allies airdropped supplies to them.
Sputnik was the first artificial space satellite in the world
The wall had 12 checkpoints. It was 12 feet high, 4 feet wide and was made of reinforced concrete and topped with an enormous pipe. It was made to keep communists ou of the other side and was later torn down by picks, hammers, and cranes.