Cold War Comic Strip

Cold War Comic Strip

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  • Sputnik was the world's first artificial satellite and first manmade object to be placed into Earth's Orbit.
  • The Space Race came to be underway when the U.S. launched its own satellite under the direction of Wernher Von Braun. 
  • The HUAC caused more than 500 people to lose their jobs. While also accusing State Department workers of engaging in subversive activities. 
  • Thousands of federal employees were investigated, fired, or even prosecuted. 
  • Senator Joseph McCarthy, expanded this inquiry to include anyone who worked in Federal Government.
  • The first military action of the Cold War began when Soviet backed North Korean peoples army invaded its pro-western neighbor to the south.
  • Truman sent the American military into Korea, but the war dragged to a stalemate and ended in 1953
  • Joseph Stalin was the leader of the Soviet Union from the mid 1920s until his death in 1953
  • Americans had long been cautious of Soviet communism and concerned about Russian leader Joseph Stalin's tyrannical, bloodthirsty rule for his own country.
  • The Iron Curtain confirms division of world into two spheres
  • The Truman Doctrine stated that the U.S. should support free peoples throughout the world resisting takeovers by armed minorities.
  • The U.S. response to the Iron curtain was the Truman Doctrine.
  • The Korean War began when North Korea invaded South Korea. The United Nations came to the aid of South Korea. 
  • As the Cold War intensified Communists in the U.S. became known as the Red Scare. Referred to as "Reds" for their allegiance to the red Soviet flag.
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