A symbol of Cold War.
Berlin Wall
A network of paths used by North Vietnam to transport supplies to the vietcong in South Vietnam.
Ho Chi Minh Trail
A villiage in Northern South Vietnam.
My Lai
A gasoline substance used in bombs that US planes dropped on Vietnam.
Napalm
Lead numerous revolts for the Indochina communist party.
Ho Chi Minh
35th president of the United States.
John F. Kennedy
A war from 1954-1975.
Vietnam war
A war from 1950-1953.
Korean war
An international organization that came into use at the end of WWII that would help prevent future wars.
United Nations
A conflict of words and ideas between nations rather that armies.
Cold war
Policy to keep the soviets from gaining control of other countries.
Containment
A competition among nations to get the most weapons.
Arms Race
A war in which total vicory is not the goal.
Limited War
20th century forign police theory that believed if one land in a region came under the influence of communist then more would follow.
Domino Theory
The policy to relax tensions between the communist and the free world.
Detente
A very tense confrontation between the Sviet Union and the United States over the Soviet deployment of nuclear missils in Cuba.
Cuban Missle Crisis
North Atlantic treaty organization for security in 1949.
N.A.T.O
Part of Gorabacheas moral reduction Glasnost or Opemies gave Soviet citizens freedom of speech and religion.
Glasnost
British statesman and leader during World War II; received Nobel prize for literature in 1953 (1874-1965)
Winston Churchill
A weapon, such as an atomic bomb or hydrogen bomb, whose destructive power comes from the release of nuclear energy.
Nuclear Weapon