U.S. History Crossword

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Jan 24, 2017
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A state of political and military tension after World War 2. Between United States and Soviet Union. Cold War
A term for the classof wageearners in a capitalist society. Proletariat
Relating toa system of government that is centralized and dictatorial and requires complete subservience to the state. Totalitarian
Dividing Europe into two separate areasfrom the end of world war 2 in 1945 until the end of the cold war in 1991. iron curtain
Established on October 24, 1945. An Intergovermental organization to promote international cooperation united nations
United States policy using numerous strategies to prevent the spread of communism aboard. Containment
American foreign policy created to counter soviet geopolitical spread during the Cold War truman doctrine
An American initiative to aid Western Europe, in which the U.S. gave over 12 billion dollars the marshall plan
He was Cheif of Staff of the United States Army, served under presidents FDR and Harry S. Truman George marshall
U.S, British, and Soviet military forces divide and occupied germany. berlin airlift
North Atlantic Treaty Organization nato
Chinese communist, Chairman of the Communist Party of China in 1949 mao zedong
National Security Council of 1947 NSC-68
First used to describe certain nations in the Cold War, Nations that were aligned with, but also under the influence of the Soviet Union satellite nations
A circle of latitude that is 38 degrees north of Earthsequator 38th parallel
The theory that a political event in one country will cause similar events in neighboring countries domino theory
The continental portion of Southeast Asia lying east of India Indochina
A Vietnamese Communist revolutionary leader who was prime minister and president of Vietnam Ho Chi Minh
A circle of latitude that is 17 degrees north of the Earths equator 17th parallel
A Cuban politician who governed the republic of cuba as prime minister from 1959 to 1976 Fidel Castro
House Unamerican Activities Committee Huac
American goverment official who was accused of being a soviet spy in 1948 Alger hiss
U.S. citizens who spiedfor the Soviet Union Julius and ethel Rosenberg
A U.S. politician who was a Senator from the state of Wisconsin from 1947 to 1957. Joseph mccarthy

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Cold War Crossword Puzzle

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May 4, 2016
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struggle for power that took place between the united states and the soviet union after WW2 Cold War
a very extremely powerful and dominant nations United Nations, international organization founded in 1945 to promote peace, security, and cooperation among nations Superpower
ideological barrier that divided eastern and western Europe during the cold war Iron Curtain
international organization founded in 1945 to promote peace, security, and cooperation among nations United Nations
the U.S policy of attempting to restrict soviet power and influence around the world by preventing the spread of communism Containment
U.S aid plan designed to promote economic recovery in Europe after WW2 Marshall Plan
mutual defense pact formed by the U.S, Canada, and Western Europe nations in 1949 nato
a competition between nations to achieve weapons superiority Cultural Revolution, a period of revolutionary upheaval and political persecution in China arms race
first major battle of the Cold War fought by communist and non-communist korean war
communist insurgents in South Vietnam Viet Cong
war between North and South Vietnam vietnamwar
belief that if Vietnam fell to the communists, the rest of Asia would fall domino theory
a secret political, economic, or military operation sponsored by a gov't and designed to support a foreign policy covertaction
easing of Cold War tensions and hostility between the east and west during 1970s detente
policy of building a weapon arsenal so deadly that no other nation will dare to attack Deterrence
person who allowed the USSR to build nuclear missile bases in Cuba Fidel Castro
military pact for the Soviet Union and their allies Warsaw Pact
Chinese communist leader maozedong
head and dictator of the Soviet Communists from 1928-1953 Josephstalin
40th president of the United States and helped end the Cold War ronaldreagan
operation that moved supplies into West Berlin by american and British Planes during Soviet blockade berlinairlift
meeting between Churchill, Stalin, and Roosevelt yaltaconference
prime minister of Great Britain that invented the "Iron Curtain" winstonchurchill
system of social organization based on the holding of all property in common communism
policy of Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev glasnost
small groups of soldiers, often volunteers, who make surprise attacks guerillas
communist leader of North Vietnam; used guerilla warfare to fight hochiminh
competition of space exploration between United States and Soviet Union space race
period of revolutionary upheaval and political persecution in China Cultural Revolution

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Chapter 33:Restructuring the Postwar World Crossword

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Mar 29, 2017
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A theory that if one nation comes under Communist control, then neighboring nations will also come under Communist control. DOMINO THEORY
the "boundary" that divided Soviet-dominated Eastern Europe from Western European nations not under Soviet domination. Iron Curtain
European Recovery Program, project instituted at the Paris Economic Conference (July, 1947) to foster economic recovery in certain European countries after World War II. Marshall Plan
Military alliance between the Soviet Union and nations of Eastern Europe, formed in 1955. Warsaw Pact
The purpose of the this document was to aid countries that were the targets of Communist expansionism TRUMANDOCTRINE
He is known for launching the Marshall Plan to rebuild the economy of Western Europe, for leading the Cold War against Soviet president Truman
Was NOT involved in the Korean War Japan
After World War II, the United States and the Soviet Union arose as superpowers
the Soviet Union launched the first man-made earth satellite SPUTNIK
A parallel of latitude that in East Asia roughly demarcates North and South Korea. 38th Parallel

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Cold War Terms Crossword

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Feb 16, 2017
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What was the policy made by Truman on March 12, 1947 which was the idea of containment and limiting communism? Truman Doctrine
Who tried to blockade off Berlin because he was mad that other allied nations had a state in Soviet territory? Joseph Stalin
What was the group of delegates from 50 nations who played a great role in world affairs after WW2? United Nations
What was the group of 12 countries who formed a new military alliance? NATO
The Soviet Union's military alliance that was formed after the NATO was formed Warsaw Pact
Which president had the goal to contain communism from spreading around the world? Harry Truman
What was used by Truman in the Truman Doctrine to limit the spread of communism? Containment
What was it called when Allied pilots began to deliver resources to Berlin by airplanes because the Soviets blocked off all ground transport? Berlin Airlift
What were the nations that were aligned, but also under the pressure of, the Soviet Union called? Satellite Nations
What was the plan in which the U.S. aided Western Europe and helped to rebuild Western Europe economies after WW2? Marshall Plan

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The Cold War Crossword

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Apr 19, 2016
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Threatening until you get your way Brinksmanship
Man who took over after Stalin died Khrushchev
Formed own military pact, linked Soviet Union with 7 other European countries Warsaw
Population explosion Baby boom
Forming alliances if needed Collective security
Julius and Ethel Rosenburg were charged with Espionage
Nations compete to amass weapontry Arms race
Conflict between North adn South Korea Korean War
List of people whom condemned for having communist background Black List
Winston Churchill warned the world this had descended across Europe Iron Curtain
Trumans idea to fincially aid Greece and Turkey Truman Doctrine
Name of countries dominated by Soviet Union Satelite Nations
Name of measure taken to prevent extension of communist rule to other countries Containment
This aid gave 16 European countries hope Marshall Plan
An attempt to break blockade and fly food and supplies into West Berlin Berlin Airlift
Suicide attacks Kamikaze
The first Earth-orbiting artificial satellite Sputnik
Gathering intelligence on other nations CIA
The easing of hostility between countries Detente
A period of fear of communists Red Scare
No progress can be made and no advancement is possible Stalemate
The 1950's is know as the decade of what? Conformity
What type of bomb was being made during Manhattan Project? Atomic
Announcement of Japans Surrender V-J Day
Largest naval battle in history was battle of? Leyte
Executive Order 9981 Truman intergrated what? Armed Forces
The crisis that erupted after Egypt’s nationalization of the British-controlled Suez Canal Suez Crisis
United States and the Soviet Union agreed to limit the number of nuclear weapons they made SALT
Leader of Soviet Union Stalin
Commander of US pacific forces MacArthur

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Cold War Crossword Puzzle

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Apr 30, 2017
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The time period following WW2, during which Capitalist and Communist nations struggled for world domination over one another. Cold War
Policy of limiting the expansion or influence of a hostile power. Containment
Country that is dominated politically and economically by a more powerful country. Satellite Nation
Declaration that the U.S. would oppose the spread of Communism. Truman Doctrine
Plan proposed by the U.S. to provide economic assistance to European nations' recovery efforts after WW2. Marshall Plan
Delivery of supplies to the people of Western Berlin by Allied forces cargo planes. Berlin Airlift
Barrier dividing Capitalist Western Germany and Communist Eastern Germany. Berlin Wall
A formal military alliance to guard against a Soviet attack, upon any of its member nations. NATO
The alliance between the Soviet Union and satellite nations of Eastern. Warsaw Pact
An international governing body consisting of an assembly and a council of representatives from every nation ,whose collective goals are to maintain peace, settle international disputes, improving education, defending against hunger and disease. United Nations
Latitude dividing Korea, after WW2, discerning Communist rule to the North and non-Communists rule to the South. 38th Paralell
A failed attempt by the U.S. and C.I.A. trained Cuban exiles, to infiltrate on Castro's Communist influence on Latin America. Bay of Pigs Invasion
13 Day long stand off between the Soviet Union and The U.S., during which a blockade was imposed on Cuba, to prevent Soviet ships bringing missiles capable of attacking mainland America. Cuban Missile Crisis
Idea that if one country fell to communism, neighboring countries would follow. Domino Theory
Fighter who works as part of a small band to make hit-and-run attacks. Guerilla
Type of rule in which the military is in charge and the citizens rights are suspended. Martial Law
Country with the military, political, and economic strength to influence events worldwide. Superpower
Southern Vietnamese, communist, guerrilla terrorists organized to appose Diem's, U.S. supported government. Vietcong
An easing of tensions with Communist Powers. Detante

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Vietnam crossword

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Apr 13, 2016
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A symbol of the cold war from 1961-1989 it seperated communist east Germany from Free west Germany Berlin Wall
a communication link established in 1963 to allow the leaders of the United States and the Soviet Union to contact each other in times of crisis Hot line
an organization whose goal it was to win Vietnam's independence from foreign rule Vietminh
the idea that if a nation falls under communist control, nearby nations will also fall under communist control Domino Theory
A law enacted in 1973, limiting a president rights to send troops into battle without consulting congress War Powers Act
A conflict of words and ideas between nations rather than armies. Cold war
a 1954 peace agreement that divided Vietnam into Communist-controlled North Vietnam and non-Communist South Vietnam until unification elections could be held in 1956 Geneva Accords
the southern Vietnamese soldiers with whom U.S. troops fought against communism and forces in the North during the Vietnam War ARVN
a gasoline-based substance used in bombs that U.S. planes dropped in Vietnam in order to burn away jungle and expose Vietcong hideouts Napalm
equired enrollment in the armed services Draft
South Vietnams President, a strong anti-Communist Ngo Diem
a drop or reduction in time in service. A soldier with 150 days or less remaining on his active duty commitment when he DEROSed from Vietnam also ETSed from the army under the Early Out program. Early-Outs
refers to soldiers who are qualified as parachutists Airborne
a Vietnamese leader who demanded Vietnam’s independence from France Ho Chi Minh
National Liberation Front (NLF), South Vietnamese guerrilla fighters supported by communists in North Vietnam Vietcong
a supporter of Johnson’s war policies hawk
a coordinated assault, in January 1968, by the Vietcong and North Vietnamese on South Vietnamese cities and bases Tet Offensive
the difference between what the Johnson administration said about the war and what journalists in Vietnam saw and reported credibility gap
a village in South Vietnam where U.S. soldiers killed unarmed civilians My Lai
a 1973 agreement between the United States, South Vietnam, North Vietnam, and the Vietcong for a cease-fire and U.S. troop withdrawal from South Vietnam Paris Peace Accords

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Post War/ Early Cold War Crossword

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Jan 30, 2017
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A divided line between North and South Korea 38th Parallel
An increase in births between 1945 and 1964 Baby Boom
A small group of artist and writers, who were critical of American society in the 1950s and early 1960s Beatniks
A program in which U.S. and British pilots flew supplies to West Berlin during a Soviet blockade Berlin Airlift
A larger-scare buying with much of it on credit Consumerism
A policy keeping communism contained within its existing borders Containment
The return of World War II veterans by providing education and employment aid GI Bill
An investigative committee of the United States House of Representatives Originally created in 1938 to inquire into subversive activities in the Untied States House of Un-American Activities
Foreign policy that offered economic aid to Western Europe after WW2 Marshall Plan
Reckless changes of disloyalty McCarthyism
Government agency that coordinates U.S. efforts in space NASA
Military alliance formed to counter Soviet aggression NATO
A genre of popular dance music in the 1950s Rock And Roll
A name given to the region of states in the South and the Southwest Sunbelt
President Truman’s promise to help nations struggling against communist movements Truman Doctrine
A series of Cold War-era secret Soviet documents intercepted and later released by United States intelligence officials Venona Papers

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Second World War and Cold War Crossword

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Feb 14, 2017
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Admiral who planned the attack on Pearl Harbor YAMAMOTO
Prime Minister of Japan who advocated going to war with U.S. TOJO
Activist who filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government for their policy of interning Japanese Americans KOREMATSU
U.S. general who was fired for publicly calling for an expanded war with China. MACARTHUR
Activist who threatened a "March on Washington" in 1941 if the federal government did not desegregate defense industries and the armed forces. RANDOLPH
Commander of Allied forces during D-Day EISENHOWER
President who died shortly before Germany and Japan surrendered ROOSEVELT
Led the communist revolution in Russia during the First World War LENIN
Soviet leader during the Second World War and early Cold War STALIN
Civil rights activist, singer, and actor who was ostracized by the entertainment industry because of his connections to communism ROBESON
President who offered military aid to any nation threatened by communist insurgency TRUMAN
U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union who helped develop the U.S. policy of "containment" KENNAN
A massive economic aid program to Europe was named after this Secretary of State MARSHALL
Director of the Screen Actor's Guild, he supported and assisted the congressional investigation of communism in the entertainment industry REAGAN
He led a successful guerrilla war against the French in Indochina HO
He proclaimed the creation of the People's Republic of China in 1949 MAO
Leader of nationalist forces in China, his leadership was not highly regarded by some American envoys CHIANG
State department official accused of being a Soviet spy and convicted of perjury HISS
Senator who claimed the State Department and U.S. Army were filled with communist spies and collaborators MCCARTHY
Emperor of Japan during and after the Second World War HIROHITO
In 1948 the Soviets ordered a blockade of supplies and power to the western part of this German capital BERLIN
Name of the program that recruited Mexican laborers to work in the U.S. during and after the war BRACERO
White residents in this city's public housing rioted in response to the arrival of African-Americans working in defense industries DETROIT
"_____________ of democracy" was a term coined by Franklin Roosevelt to describe U.S. military production during WWII ARSENAL
"______________ the Riveter" was a symbol of women working in defense industries during the Second World War ROSIE
nagasaki/ one of the two Japanese cities destroyed by atom bombs.
Acronym of the congressional committee which investigated the alleged influence of communism in government and society HUAC
The U.S. announced it would send aid to this European country in 1947 GREECE

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Cold War Vocabulary Crossword

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May 19, 2017
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Policy created by George Kennan Containment
Economic plan to rebuild wartorn Europe Marshall Plan
Military alliance between several North American and European nations NATO
Defense treaty between the Soviet Union and its satellite nations Warsaw Pact
Theory regarding the spread of Communism Domino Theory
Invasion sponsored by President Kennedy to instigate an uprising in Cuba Bay of Pigs
Competition between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. over dominance of space Space Race
Conflict between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. regarding Soviet missiles in Cuba and American missiles in Turkey Cuban Missile Crisis
South Vietnamese supporters of Northern Vietnamese communism Viet Cong
Communist leader in China who attempted massive cultural, industrial, and economic reforms Mao Zedong
Brutal communist regime in Cambodia Khmer Rouge
Set of treaties regarding armament control SALT Accords
Policy of segregation in South Africa Apartheid
Historic wall in Germany, symbolizing a division between the East and the West Berlin Wall
Method of peacefully bypassing the blockade in Berlin to deliver supplies Berlin Airlift
Soviet response to the Marshall Plan which largely failed COMECON
Policy of stockpiling more and more weapons to prevent the enemy from attacking Deterrence
Elected leader of the Soviet Union in 1955 Khrushchev
Groups of collectivized farms in China during the economic reform period Communes
Name of a program intended to implement massive reforms in China in a short amount of time Great Leap Forward
Practical-minded Chinese leader who sought to improve relations with the rest of the world Deng Xiaoping
Form of fighting using substitutes instead of going directly to war Proxy Wars
Archbishop from El Salvador who spoke out against poverty and injustice Oscar Romero
Term given to an atmosphere of constant revolutionary fervor Permanent Revolution
Doctrine created to counter Soviet geopolitical growth, especially in Greece & Turkey Truman Doctrine

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World War 2 Crossword Puzzle

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Mar 23, 2017
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Type of bomb built during WORLD WAR II that was more powerful than any built before it. atomic bomb
This battle was the German's last major offensive in World War II. The Allies pushed the Germans back and won. Battle of Bulge
A leader who has complete control over a country's government dictator
A war fought between 1939-1945 between Axis/Allied powers. World War 2
June 6, 1944 - Led by Eisenhower, over a million troops (the largest invasion force in history) stormed the beaches at Normandy and began the process of re-taking France. The turning point of World War II D-Day
GERMANY, ITALY, JAPAN Axis
GREAT BRITAN, FRANCE,UNITED STATES,SOVIET UNION. Allies
Communist dictator of the Soviet Union, Successor to Lenin as head of the USSR; strongly nationalist view of Communism; war with Western Europe and the United States. Joseph Stalin
1933 dictator of Germany, German Nazi dictator during World War II (1889-1945) Adolf Hitler
leader of the Allied forces in Europe during WORLD WAR11 leader of troops in Africa and commander in D-Day invasion-elected president. Dwight Eisenhower
(1893-1976) Leader of the Communist Party in China that overthrew Jiang Jieshi and the Nationalists. Established China as the People's Republic of China and ruled from 1949 until 1976 Mao Zedong
December 7, 1941 - Surprise attack by the Japanese on the main U.S. Pacific Fleet harbored in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii destroyed 18 U.S. ships and 200 aircraft. American losses were 3000, Japanese losses less than 100. In response, the U.S. declared war on Japan and Germany, entering World War II. Pearl Harbour
Backyard gardens; Americans were encouraged to grow their own vegetables to support the war effort Victory Gardens
Backyard gardens; Americans were encouraged to grow their own vegetables to support the war effort Victory Gardens
Japanese forced about 60,000 of americans and philippines to march 100 miles with little food and water, most died or were killed on the way Bataan Death March
a bloody and prolonged operation on the island of Iwo Jima in which American marines landed and defeated Japanese defenders (February and March 1945) Iwo Jima
A noted British statesman who led Britain throughout most of World War II and along with Roosevelt planned many allied campaigns. He predicted an iron curtain that would separate Communist Europe from the rest of the West. Winston Churchill
prison camps used under the rule of Hitler in Nazi Germany. Conditions were inhuman, and prisoners, mostly Jewish people, were generally starved or worked to death, or killed immediately. Concentration camps
A propaganda character designed to increase production of female workers in the factories. It became a rallying symbol for women to do their part. Rosie the Riveter
Ideas spread to influence public opinion for or against a cause. Propaganda

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