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  1. Beginning of the Cold War and 1950s Jeopardy Review

  2. On Your Mark... Get Set... Let's Go!!

  3. 1. Who developed a vaccine for the crippling disease poliomyelitis or Polio?

  4. 1. Who developed a vaccine for the crippling disease poliomyelitis or Polio?

  5. 1. Who developed a vaccine for the crippling disease poliomyelitis or Polio? Dr. Jonas Salk

  6. 2. It caused fear that the USSR had gained a military superiority, and raised concerns about the state of America’s science education.

  7. 2. It caused fear that the USSR had gained a military superiority, and raised concerns about the state of America’s science education.

  8. 2. It caused fear that the USSR had gained a military superiority, and raised concerns about the state of America’s science education. The 1957 Soviet launch of Sputnik I

  9. 3. What is the foreign policy favored by Secretary of State John Foster Dulles that advocated never backing down in dealing with the Soviet Union and pushing negotiations to the brink of nuclear war?

  10. 3. What is the foreign policy favored by Secretary of State John Foster Dulles that advocated never backing down in dealing with the Soviet Union and pushing negotiations to the brink of nuclear war?

  11. 3. What is the foreign policy favored by Secretary of State John Foster Dulles that advocated never backing down in dealing with the Soviet Union and pushing negotiations to the brink of nuclear war? Brinkmanship

  12. 4. Established the CIA, reorganized the military under a new Department of Defense, and created the National Security Council.

  13. 4. Established the CIA, reorganized the military under a new Department of Defense, and created the National Security Council.

  14. 4. This established the CIA, reorganized the military under a new Department of Defense, and created the National Security Council. The National Security Act of 1947?

  15. 5. What was Truman’s extension of Roosevelt’s New Deal that included proposals for a nationwide system of compulsory health insurance and a crop-subsidy system?

  16. 5. What was Truman’s extension of Roosevelt’s New Deal that included proposals for a nationwide system of compulsory health insurance and a crop-subsidy system?

  17. 5. What was Truman’s extension of Roosevelt’s New Deal that included proposals for a nationwide system of compulsory health insurance and a crop-subsidy system? Fair Deal

  18. 6. Who is William J. Levitt?

  19. 6. Who is William J. Levitt?

  20. 6. William J. Levitt The “the Henry Ford of housing” by mass-producing affordable, two-bedroom houses in suburban communities.

  21. 7. What caused the Red Scare in the late 1940s and early 1950s?

  22. 7. What caused the Red Scare in the late 1940s and early 1950s?

  23. 7. What caused the Red Scare in the late 1940s and early 1950s? Mao Zedong’s establishment of a Communist government in China, fear of Soviet expansion, and the Republican’s desire to discredit the Democrats and recapture the presidency.

  24. 8. What is the foreign policy doctrine that committed the U.S. to policing the Mid-East to keep out Communism?

  25. 8. What is the foreign policy doctrine that committed the U.S. to policing the Mid-East to keep out Communism?

  26. 8. What is the foreign policy doctrine that committed the U.S. to policing the Mid-East to keep out Communism? The Eisenhower Doctrine

  27. 9. What was the largest company in the world during the 1950s and a leader of the American economy?

  28. 9. What was the largest company in the world during the 1950s and a leader of the American economy?

  29. 9. What was the largest company in the world during the 1950s and a leader of the American economy? General Motors

  30. 10. Its capture in 1960 undermined Eisenhower’s efforts to ease tensions between the U.S. and the USSR.

  31. 10. Its capture in 1960 undermined Eisenhower’s efforts to ease tensions between the U.S. and the USSR.

  32. 10. Its capture in 1960 undermined Eisenhower’s efforts to ease tensions between the U.S. and the USSR. What is the U-2 spy plane piloted by Gary Powers and shot down over the Soviet Union on May 1, 1960?

  33. 11. A program of financial aid to rebuild European countries after WWII and to stabilize them against Communism.

  34. 11. A program of financial aid to rebuild European countries after WWII and to stabilize them against Communism.

  35. 11. A program of financial aid to rebuild European countries after WWII and to stabilize them against Communism. What is the Marshall Plan?

  36. 12. Who gained power in Russia after Stalin died?

  37. 12. Who gained power in Russia after Stalin died?

  38. 12. Who gained power in Russia after Stalin died? Khrushchev

  39. 13. Who is Jackie Robinson

  40. 13. Who is Jackie Robinson

  41. 13. Who is Jackie Robinson First African American to play in major league baseball: the Brooklyn Dodgers, 1947

  42. 14. What is the name of the first satellite that the Soviet Union launched?

  43. 14. What is the name of the first satellite that the Soviet Union launched?

  44. 14. What is the name of the first satellite that the Soviet Union launched? Sputnik

  45. 15. What are the characteristics of families portrayed on 1950s T.V. programs.

  46. 15. What are the characteristics of families portrayed on 1950s T.V. programs.

  47. 15. What are the characteristics of families portrayed on 1950s T.V. programs. White, middle class, nuclear families with traditional gender roles.

  48. 16. The GI Bill

  49. 16. The GI Bill

  50. 16. The GI Bill What is the Serviceman’s Readjustment Act, signed by FDR in 1944 to give returning veterans money for education or training, and low-cost loans for businesses and housing.