U.S. Diplomatic History Since 1914 HIUS 352 Spring 2006 Mid-Term II Review Sheet I. ID-SIG The following list includes most of the major events, ideas, people, and programs that we have either discussed in class or read about in the texts. You should have at least a passing familiarity with each of these items. For this section of the exam, I’d like you to identify the item in question and comment on its significance to American foreign relations during the period we’ve been studying. Fall of France The “Big Three” or “Grand Alliance” The “Second Front” Anglo-Soviet Agreement (1941) Anglo-Soviet Treaty (1942) Operation TORCH “Unconditional Surrender” Katyn Forest Massacre Wartime Conferences (Casablanca, Moscow, Cairo, Tehran, Yalta, Potsdam) Operation HUSKY Operation OVERLORD The “Percentages Agreement” “Declaration of Liberated Europe” JCS 1067 Atomic Diplomacy The Baruch Plan The “Long Telegram” The “Iron Curtain” Speech National Security Act of 1947 Truman Doctrine “X-Article” Marshall Plan Cominform Czech coup Italian Elections Berlin Blockade Brussels Pact NATO The “Wedge Strategy” NSC-68 The Korean War Pleven Plan Stalin Note Operation Solarium Henry Cabot Lodge Henry Stimson Franklin Roosevelt Cordell Hull George Kennan Walter Lippmann Josef Stalin Viacheslav Molotov Adolf Hitler Francisco Franco Neville Chamberlain Benito Mussolini Neville Chamberlain Winston Churchill Harry Truman James Byrnes Arthur Vandenberg James Forrestal George Marshall Averell Harriman George Kennan Walter Lippmann Ernest Bevin Dean Acheson Frank Wisner Paul Nitze Jiang Jieshi (Chiang Kai-shek) Mao Zedong Kim Il-Sung Syngman Rhee Joep Broz “Tito” Rene Pleven Konrad Adenauer Nikita Khrushchev John Foster Dulles European Defense Community East German Uprising, June 1953 SAVAK West German Rearmament Suez Crisis Sputnik Flexible Response Vienna Summit Bay of Pigs Berlin Wall Cuban Missile Crisis Alliance for Progress Partial Nuclear Test Ban, 1963 Neutralization of Laos Vietnam Tonkin Gulf Resolution Rolling Thunder Tet Offensive The” New Look” Nuclear Sharing Liberation/Rollback Credibility Gap Eisenhower Doctrine HIUS 352—Mid-Term Review | Allen Dulles Dwight Eisenhower Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi Mohammed Mossadegh Jacobo Arbenz Guzman Gamel abd el-Nasser Patrice Lumumba Fidel Castro John F. Kennedy Lyndon B. Johnson Charles de Gaulle Juan Bosch Ngo Dinh Diem 2 II. Essays In preparing for the essay portion of the exam you should consider: - the challenges of alliance management during World War II; - the origins of containment; - the expansion of the Cold War over time and space; - the challenges of alliance management during the Cold War; - key turning points in the Cold War; - the role of ideology, individuals, and the international system in spawning and perpetuating the Cold War. N.B.: This guide is intended to aid you in your studying. It is not intended to be inclusive of all the terms, events, individuals, and ideas mentioned in class or in the texts. It is, however, a pretty fair representation of the pool from which the IDs and essay questions will be drawn.