Cold War Aim: In what ways did conditions in Turkey and Greece create the need for the Truman Doctrine? 2. Aim: What was the Red Scare? How did it create and contribute to an atmosphere of paranoia amongst American citizens in the 1950’s? 3. Aim: How did the Cold War impact the everyday lives of Americans? 4. Aim: What did it mean for the United States of America to be a global leader after WW2? 5. Why did the United States and Soviet Union come to the brink of nuclear war in 1962? 6. Aim: Why did some Americans express discontent and disillusionment with the government during the Vietnam War?