Post war Crossword

Created
Jan 25, 2017
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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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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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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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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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Korean and Cold War Crossword

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Mar 31, 2017
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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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Korean War Crossword Puzzle

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May 20, 2016
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Leader in Army General
A Citizen of the former Soviet Union Soviet
A sudden attack, typically a military one Strike
Temporary suspension of fighting Cease Fire
The third largest nation and most populous in the world China
Fighting between armed forces Combat
boundary between two zones Demilitarized Zone
Type of government in South Korea Democracy
War that was fought between the United Nations and the communist democratic republic of North Korean Korean War
South Korean Capital Souel
Personal bravery Valor
U S President during WWII and the Koran War Truman
Branch of the US Armed Forces Marines
When you furst into a country unannouced with military forces Invasion
Organization of nations that works for world peace and security and the betterment of humanity United Nations
Long ditches Trenches
A heavy armored fighting vehicle carrying guns and is used for wars Tanks
Type of government in North Korea Communism
North Korean Capital Pyongyang
Allied Commander of World War 2 then became supreme commander of the Korean War MacArther

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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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Chapter 33:Restructuring the Postwar World Crossword

Created
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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Akyla's Postwar Vocab 1950's Crossword Puzzle

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Feb 1, 2017
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political and military barrier that isolated Soviet controlled countries of Eastern Europe after World War 2 Iron Curtain
refers to the Cold War competition over dominance of space exploration capability Space Race
a marked rise in birthrate, such as occured in the United States following World War 2 Baby Boom
was a competition for supremacy in nuclear warfare between the United States, the Soviet Union, and their respective allies Arm's Race
1.a treaty of mutual defense and military aid signed at Warsaw on May 14, 1955, by communist states of Europe under Soviet influence WarSaw
a weapon that derives a large portion of its energy from the nuclear fusion of hydrogen isotopes. Hydrogen Bomb
1.a body created in the US by Congress after World War II to advise the president national security council
first used to describe certain nations in the Cold War Satellite Nations
was one of the first major international crises of the Cold War Berlin Blockade
1.the theory that a political event in one country will cause similar events in neighboring countries Domino theory
1.a country in eastern Asia, the third largest and most populous in the world China
was a media stereotype prevalent throughout the 1950s to mid-1960s that displayed the more superficial aspects of the Beat Generation Beatniks
was the leader of the Soviet Union from the mid-1920s until his death in 1953 Joseph Stalin
nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions Atomic Bomb
an American five-star general and field marshal of the Philippine Army Douglas MacArthur
were American citizens executed for treason and conspiracy to commit espionage, relating to passing information about the atomic bomb to the Soviet Union. Julius and Ethel Rosenberg
is a doctrine of military strategy and national security policy in which a full-scale use of nuclear weapons by two or more opposing sides mutually assured destruction
historical state in East Asia Korea
was an American government official who was accused of being a Soviet spy in 1948 and convicted of perjury in connection with this charge in 1950 Alger Hiss
military operation in the late 1940s that brought food and other needed goods into West Berlin Airlift

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Vietnam War crossword puzzle

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May 17, 2016
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The establishment of a colony in one territory. colonialism
All property and all means of production belong to the government, private property does not exist and all goods are shared equally. communism
America's belief that if one country came under control of communists, then neighboring countries would as well. Domino Theory
A form of irregular warfare in which a small group of combatants use military tactics to fight a larger army. Guerilla Warfare
Extreme loyalty to one's country. Nationalism
The army that fought the United States and the South Vietnamese governments. Vietcong
Individuals that served in the armed forces of their country. Veterans
The 35th president of the United States and was assassinated in 1963. John Kennedy
The 37th president of the United States and got them out of the Vietnam War. Richard Nixon
The leader of the North vietnamese during the Vietnam War. Ho Chi Minh
The 34th president and was a commander in Europe during WW2. Dwight Eisenhower
The 36th president and was put into office after Kennedy was assassinated. Lyndon Johnson
The forced induction of a person into the armed forces. draft
a series of surprise attacks by the Vietcong and North Vietnamese forces. tet offensive
American foreign policy to stop the spread of communism. containment
Help by the United States they fought against North Vietnam. South Vietnam
A sprayable gel that the United States military used as a weapon in the Vietnam War. napalm
President Nixon's plan to take all the United States troops in Vietnam and let South Vietnam fight North Vietnam. vietnamization
A soldier that has been taken captive by the enemy. Prisoner of war
People that are against something. protest

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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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