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what separates north and south korea 38th parallel
a temporary marked increase in the birth rate Baby Boom2
a young person in the 1950s and early 1960s belonging to a subculture associated with the beat generation. Beatnicks
A military operation in the late 1940s that brought food and other needed goods into West Berlin Berlin Airlift
the protection or promotion of the interests of consumers. Consumerism
the action of keeping something harmful under control or within limits. Containment
A law passed in 1944 that provided educational and other benefits for people who had served in the armed forces in World War II GI bill
was created in 1938 to investigate alleged disloyalty and subversive activities on the part of private citizens, public employees, and those organizations suspected of having Communist ties. House of Un-American Activities
was an American initiative to aid Western Europe Marshall Plan
is the practice of making accusations of subversion or treason without proper regard for evidence. McCarthyism
United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program NASA
an organization formed in Washington, D.C. (1949), comprising the 12 nations of the Atlantic Pact together with Greece, Turkey, and the Federal Republic of Germany, for the purpose of collective defense against aggression. NATO
a style of popular music that derives in part from blues and folk music and is marked by a heavily accented beat and a simple, repetitive phrase structure. Rock and Roll
the southern and southwestern region of the U.S. Sunbelt
the policy of President Truman, as advocated in his address to Congress on March 12, 1947, to provide military and economic aid to Greece and Turkey and, by extension, to any country threatened by Communism or any totalitarian ideology Truman Doctrine
To what extent some of the individuals named in the _____________ were actually involved with Soviet intelligence is a topic of dispute. venona papers

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Post War/ Early Cold War Crossword

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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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Post war Crossword

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the line on the map that marks the border between North Korea and South Korea, established in 1945 after World War II. When US troops crossed it during the Korean War in 1950 this caused the Chinese to enter the war. It was again used as the border when peace was signed in 1953. 38th parallel
a temporary marked increase in the birth rate, especially the one following World War II. baby boom
a young person in the 1950s and early 1960s belonging to a subculture associated with the beat generation. beatnicks
A military operation in the late 1940s that brought food and other needed goods into West Berlin by air after the government of East Germany, which at that time surrounded West Berlin ( see Berlin wall ), had cut off its supply routes. berlinairlift
the protection or promotion of the interests of consumers. consumerism
the action of keeping something harmful under control or within limits. containment
law passed in 1944 that provided educational and other benefits for people who had served in the armed forces in World War II. Gibill
the southern US from California to Florida, noted for resort areas and for the movement of businesses and population into these states from the colder northern state sunbelt
a type of popular dance music originating in the 1950s, characterized by a heavy beat and simple melodies rock&roll
a military alliance of European and North American democracies founded after World War II to strengthen international ties between member states—especially the United States and Europe—and to serve as a counter-balance to the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact. nato
an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program as well as aeronautics and aerospace research nasa
the principle that the US should give support to countries or peoples threatened by Soviet forces or communist insurrection Truman doctrine
an American initiative to aid Western Europe, in which the United States gave over $12 billion[1] (approximately $120 billion in current dollar value as of June 2016) in economic support to help rebuild Western European economies after the end of World War II. Marshall plan
a list of names deciphered from codenames contained in the Venona project, an American government effort from 1943-1980 to decrypt coded messages by intelligence forces of the Soviet Union. venona papers
a vociferous campaign against alleged communists in the US government and other institutions carried out under Senator Joseph McCarthy in the period 1950–54. Many of the accused were blacklisted or lost their jobs, although most did not in fact belong to the Communist Party McCarthyism
was created in 1938 to investigate alleged disloyalty and subversive activities on the part of private citizens, public employees, and those organizations suspected of having Communist ties. huac

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Cold War Crossword

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a period of sharp increase in the birthrate, as that in the U.S. following World War II. baby boom
the line of latitude 38 degrees North (38° N), in East Asia, which roughly marks the border between North Korea and South Korea 38th parallel
a person who rejects or avoid conventional behavior, dress, etc. beatnik
A military operation in the late 1940s that brought food and other needed goods into West Berlin by air after the government of East Germany berlin airlift
a modern movement for the protection of the consumer against useless, inferior, or dangerous products, misleading advertising, unfair pricing, etc. consumersim
an act or policy of restricting the territorial growth or ideological influence of another, especially a hostile nation. containment
any of various Congressional bills enacted to provide funds for college educations, home-buying loans, and other benefits for armed-services GI bill
european recovery program Marshall plan
the practice of making accusations of disloyalty, especially of pro-Communist activity McCarthyism
the federal agency that institutes and administers the civilian programs of the U.S. government that deal with aeronautical research and the development of launch vehicles and spacecraft. NASA
an organization formed in Washington, D.C. (1949), comprising the 12 nations of the Atlantic Pact together with Greece, Turkey, and the Federal Republic of Germany NATO
a style of popular music that derives in part from blues and folk music and is marked by a heavily accented beat and a simple rock and roll
the southern and southwestern region of the U.S. sunbelt
the policy of President Truman, as advocated in his address to Congress on March 12, 1947, to provide military and economic aid to Greece and Turkey and, by extension truman doctrine
created in 1938 to investigate alleged disloyalty and subversive activities on the part of private citizens, public employees, and those organizations suspected of having Communist ties. HUAC
a list of names deciphered from codenames contained in the Venona project, an American government effort from 1943-1980 to decrypt coded messages by intelligence forces of the Soviet union venona papers

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Korean and Cold War Crossword

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Capital of South Korea Seoul
Capital of North Korea Pyongyang
Korea is a ________ jutting out from the northeast corner of China peninsula
Both sides wanted a _______ under their own control reunification
The North Koreans at the beginning of the was pushed the ROK and U.S. into a small area of S. Korea called ___ Pusan
After WWII Korea was _____ into two parts divided
Leader of Communist China Mao
North and South Korea are divided at the _____ parallel Thirtyeighth
Leading general of the U. S. forces MacArthur
In order to free Pusan, MacArthur landed at _____, a port city behind the N. Korean lines Inchon
Military alliance between Western Europe and the U.S. (initials) NATO
MacArthur would not accept the Korean conflict as a _____ conflict limited
Republic of Korea troops were known as the ________ ROK
The ____ War was not a real war but a stand off Cold
U.S> federal agency created to find information overseas (initials) CIA
Type of bomb 1,000 times more powerful than the Atomic bomb dropped on Japan Hydrogen
Truman ______ gave aid to Turkey and Greece in order to stop the threat of communism Doctrine
Term used for accusing individuals or groups of being communist without proof McCarthyism
Representative Nixon accused _______ _______, a former presidential advisor with giving secrets to communist agents AlgerHiss
Husband and wife accused of spying for the Soviet Union; later executed Rosenbergs
Group of Hollywood directors accused of being communis and refusing to answer HUAC questions Hollywoodten
Berlin _______, for 10 months U.S.planes brought in supplies to Berlin, which was cut off by the Soviet's blockade Airlift
Term coined by Winston Churchill for the Soviet advancements in Eastern Europe IronCurtain
_______ Papers: alleged evidence found in a pumpkin that prove Hiss was a communist Pumpkin
Theory that stated if one country fell to communism, others around them would too domino
President after Truman Eisenhower

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The Cold War Crossword

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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 Terms Crossword

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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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crossword puzzle jackson

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a giant bomb Hydrogen Bomb
an economic or political system in which the state or the communtiy owns all the property and the means of production, and all citizens chare the wealth communism
a U.S. plan, initated by Secretary of State George Marshall and implemented from 1948 to 1951, to aid in the economc recovery of europe after WWII by offering certain European countires substantial funds Marshall Plan
a competiton between nations to acheive the more powerful weapons arsenal Arms Race
a foreign policy characteized by a willingness to push a dangerous situation to the brink, or edge, af war rather than give in to an opponent Brinkmanship
after WWII, the US foreign policy practice of attempting to restrict the expansion of Soviet influence around the world Containment
the ideological barrier that exists between Eastern and Western Europe from 1945 to 1990 Iron Curtain
as part of the Cold War and in responce to the formation of the North Antlantic Treaty Organization, an agreement signed in 1955 by the Soviet Union, Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland, and Romania to establish a military alliance fro mutual defence Warsaw Pact
in July and August 1945 in the German city of Potsdam, a conference of the main Allied leaders - U.S. president Harry S.Truman, British prime minister Winston Curchill and later his successor Clement Atlee, and soviet premier Joseph Stalin to finalize post - WWII plans for Europe Potsdam
the hostile but nonviolent struggle for power between the United States and the Soviet Union, as well as their respective allies, from the end of WWII to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 Cold War
the relaxiation of Cold War tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union and between the United States and china that began under president Richard Nixon Detente
the belief that if Vietnam fell to the communists, the rest of southwest Asia would fall like ''a ror of dominoes'' Domino Theory
a country under another countries controll Satellite Nations
during the Arms Race between the united states and the Soviet Union, the principle that either side would respond to a nuclear attack by launching its own missles, which helped prevent the Cold War from being a hot war Mutual Assured Destruction
a court case envolving this person, a U.S. State Department offical accused of passing secrets to the Soviet Union, that contributed to a growing fear of subversion during the early Cold War; in 1950 a federal grand jury convinced him perjury, but his guilt in regard to espionage was not proven Alger Hiss
the large increase in the number of babies born in proportion to the size of the population that took place after WWII and lasted until 1964 Baby Boom
lasting from 1919 to 1920, a campaign launched by U.S. attorney general Mitchell Palmer and implemented by justice department attorney H. Edgar Hoover to arrest communists and other radicals who promoted the overthrow of the U.S. goverment; recived during the Cold War by Senator Joseph McCarthy during a period of anticommunism lasting from 1950 to 1957 Red Scare
a u.s. foreign policy, established in 1947 by president Harry S. Truman, of providing economic and military aid to countries--intially Greece and Turkey--that were attempting to resist communism Truman Doctrine
the soviet blockade of the german city of Berlin, implented from 1948 to 1949 to halt land travel into the city in hopes of forcing the united states, Great britian, and france to give up their plan to combine their occupatoin zones into a single, domecratic west german state; the allied nations resisted the blockage by airlifting food and supplies into berlin Berlin Blockade
the practice of publicy accusing people of subversive activities without evidence to back up the charges; named for senator Joseph McCarthy, who began such a practice in the early 1950s as part of the search for communists in the United States during the early Cold war McCarthyism

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Cold War Crossword Puzzle

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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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Second World War and Cold War Crossword

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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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1950S Crossword Puzzle

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Population increased Baby boom
A law passed in 1944 that provided educational and other benefits for people who had served in the armed forces in World War II GI Bill of Rights
the state of producing productivity
a road vehicle automobile
This bill created a 41,000 mile National System of Interstate and Defense Highways Interstate Highway Act
Residential area Suburbs
name of four large suburban developments created by William Levitt Levittown
a strip of territory receiving a high amount of sunshine sunbelt
jobs that provide services in places like fast food restaurants Service sector
jobs that involve working in an office, cubicle, or other administrative setting white collar jobs
Places like McDonald's, Jack in the Box, Tacobell, Kfc, etc. Franchise Businesses
the preoccupation of society with the acquisition of consumer goods consumerism
a person who earns money to support a family breadwinners
a person, especially a housewife, who manages a home Home makers
a couple and their dependent children, regarded as a basic social unit Nuclear Family
The writer of Baby and Child Care Benjamin Spock
virologist who developed the Salk vaccine Jonas Salk
a system for transmitting visual images and sound Television
a type of popular dance music originating in the 1950s rock and roll
musician known for shaking his legs and dancing. Also known for his big pompadour hiar style. Elvis Presley
group of authors whose literature explored and influenced American culture in the post-World War II era Beat movement
a person aged from 13 to 19 years teenagers

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