With the creation of the Department of Defense, the __________ consolidated the U.S. military command for the challenges of the Cold War.
In September 1945, President Truman sent Congress an ambitious 21-point domestic agenda which came to be known as the __________. It secured the domestic goals of his predecessor while establishing a reform program distinctly his own.
Systematic government efforts to enforce conformity began in 1944 when the __________ made the search for communists and conspiracies within the United States the centerpiece of domestic containment.
George F. Kennan's idea of __________ became the foundation of U.S. foreign policy for the next four decades after World War II.
In 1948, Truman issued __________ declaring, "There shall be equality of treatment and opportunity for all persons in the armed services without regard to race, color, religion, or national origin."
The __________ called for massive aid packages to help Western Europe--including West Germany--and Japan rapidly rebuild their devastated economies, restore industries and trade, and rejoin the free world.
The Emergency Farm Labor Supply, or __________, led to looser border controls and lured hundreds of thousands of Mexicans north, causing a fourfold increase in the Mexican-born population of California alone.
Passed in 1952 over Truman's veto, the __________ reinforced perceptions of immigrants as a source of radicalism during the Cold War and set the tone for a contentious debate about immigration in the coming decade.
In June 1947, Truman's new Secretary of State George C. Marshall gave a speech at Harvard University outlining what he called the __________.
Two days after North Korea's invasion of its southern neighbor, the __________ met and voted to authorize a U.S.-led coalition to push communist forces back across the 38th parallel.
Since the passage of the __________, at the height of the pre-Depression boom years, strict quotas regulated the flow and character of U.S. immigration.
For a year from 1948 to 1949, U.S. "Candy Bombers" carried food and coal into a divided German city 24 hours a day. The __________ won the hearts of its residents and humiliated the Soviets.