Type
Crossword
Description

The big met in potsdom germany to talk about terms for end of world war 2 Potsdom conference
Magic box that plays warnings about atom bombs Television
Practice persuing dangerous policy to the limits of saftey before stopping Brinkmanship
U.S policy announced by pres. Truman providing economics and miliary aid free to nations threated by opponents Truman doctrine
Required communists to register could detain aliens McCarran Act
War between communist and nationalist Fall of china
A promise to aid military/economic in middle east in need of help Eisenhower doctrine
U.S. plane shot down pilot taken captive in soviet union U-2 incident
Political party of conservative whites supporting segregation Dixiecrats
Truman's ambitious proposes Fair deal
Man controlled by his orginization Organization man
Compliance with standards, rules/laws Conformity
Transportation in our daily lives Interstate highway system
Popular heavy beat and simple melodies Rock n roll
Regulates interstate media communications FCC
Outlying district of a city Suburb
Former chairman in communist party in china Mao Zedong
U.S. senator Senator Joseph Macarthy
Former U.S. senator against communism John Foster Dulles

Cold War Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Cold War Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Postwar and 1950's crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Counter Soviet American Foreign Policy Truman Doctrine
defense strategy JFK implemented Flexible Response
first major international crises – Cold War Berlin Blockade
American initiative to aid Western Europe Marshall Plan
Response to a series of moves the by the Soviet Union to enlarge its communist influence Containment
to pursue a dangerous policy Brinkmanship
theory that a political event in one country will cause similar events in neighboring countries Domino Theory
a competition between nations for superiority in the development and accumulation of weapons Arms Race
the name for the boundary dividing Europe into two separate areas from the end of World War II in 1945 until the end of the Cold War in 1991 Iron Curtain
the easing of hostility or strained relations Détente
nations under the influence and pressure of the Soviet Union Satellite Nations
a doctrine of military strategy and in national security policy which a full-scale use of nuclear weapons by two or more opposing sides would cause the complete annihilation of both the attacker and the defender Mutually Assured Destruction
33rd president Harry Truman
Famous Soviet Leader until 1953 Joseph Stalin
the _______ conference Potsdam
cause of nuclear explosions Atomic Bomb
War after WWII Cold War
Supply drop in west Berlin Berlin Airlift
General during Korean war Douglas MacArthur
34th president Dwight D. Eisenhower
Central Intelligence Agency CIA
Different name Sinai War Suez Crisis
First secretary of the Soviet Union Communist party Nikita K

Cold War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Resulted in the division of Germany, and Korea. The Nueremberg trials. It decentralized, de-nazified, democratized, and demilitarized Potsdam Conference
The principle that states that the US should give support to countries or people threatened by Soviet forces or Communism (1947) Truman Doctrine
Mao Tsr-Tung failed to form a coalition government between Chiang Kai-Shek and the Communists civil war broke out in China Fall of China
Act that required Communists to register so the president could detain aliens McCarron Act
Overpowered all other media, promoted advertising, symbolized American life Television
The ability to get to the verge without getting into the war Brinkmanship
Stated that the United States would use armed forces upon request in response to imminent or actual aggression to the United States Eisenhower Doctrine
When an American U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union U-2 Incident
Any of the Southern Democrats who seceded from the party in 1948 in opposition to its policy of extending civil rights Dixiecrats
An ambitious set of proposals put forward by U.S. President Harry S. Truman to Congress in his January 1949 State of the Union address. Fair Deal
A man who lets his individuality and personal life be dominated by the organization he works for. Organization Man
Caving into the majority/ being forced to be a certain way Conformity
A network of controlled-access highways that forms a part of the National Highway System of the United States. Interstate Highway System
A type of popular dance music originating in the 1950s, characterized by a heavy beat and simple melodies. Rock 'n' Roll
An independent agency of the United States government, created by Congressional statute to regulate interstate communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable in all 50 states. FCC
Outlying districts of a city, especially a residential one Suburbs
Chinese communist leader Mao Zedong
An American politician who was a U.S. Senator from the state of Wisconsin from 1947 until his death in 1957. Senator Joseph McCarthy
Served as U.S. Secretary of State under Republican President Dwight D. Eisenhower from 1953 to 1959. John Foster Dulles

Cold War Cross Word - Eddie Jiang

Type
Crossword
Description

Created to stop the spread of communisum Truman Doctrine
A defense strategy made by John F. Kennedy in 1961 Flexible Response
Something the Soviets made to keep the allies out of Berlin Berlin Blockade
U.S. giving money to West Europe to rebuild there economy Marshall Plan
What the us tried to do the the spread of communism Containment
Dangerous policy that will go to the limits of saftey before stopping Brinkmanship
A event that will happen in one country will happen in a different contry Domino Theory
Compition between US and Soveits for superiority and arms Arms Race
Boundry dividing the rest of Europe and the Soviets and its satellite states Iron Curtain
Easing of hostlitys Détente
Communist states that were influensed by the Soviet Union Satellite Nations
Military Stategy using nuclear weapons Mutually Assured Destruction
33rd US President Harry Truman
Leader of the Soviet Union during the Cold War Joseph Stalin
A city at the border of Berlin Potsdam
A nuclear weapon Atomic Bomb
A fight of ideology between the US and Soveit Union Cold War
Great Britian and US used planes to give the people of berlion food and supplies Berlion Airlift
One of the countrys in East Asia China
An Asian country that has been divided into a North and South Korea

Second World War and Cold War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

U.S. History Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

US history chapter 26 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Working class men and women Proletariat
This kind of government rules by terror totalitarian
The American foreign policy created to counter soviet geopolitical spread during the Cold War Truman Doctrine
American statesman and soldier. Chief of staff of the US Army under Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman George Marshall
Plan for the nations of Europe to draw up a program for economic recovery from war Marshall Plan
Moving supplies into West Berlin by plane Berlin Aircraft
Acronym for North Atlantic Treaty Organization NATO
Chinese communist revolutionary and founding father of Peoples Republic of China Mao Zedong
National Security Council's American policy in a document called ________ NSC-68
Countries controlled politically and economically by the Soviet Union in Eastern Europe Satellite Nations
The latitude line that runs through Korea at 38 degrees N 38th parallel
The mainland of Southeast Asia, previously known as _________ Indochina
The leader of the Indochina Communist party Ho Chi Minh
Name of the theory that if one country would go to communism, other countries would soon follow domino theory
Latitude line that runs through Asia at 17 degrees N 17th parallel
Revolutionary leader who overthrew a long-standing dictatorial regime in Cuba Fidel Castro
High ranking State Department official before he left government service Alger Hiss
Husband and wife who held radical views, accused of passing atomic secrets to the Soviets during war. Julius and Ethal
Republican Senator from Wisconsin who took the anticommunist crusade even further. Joseph McCarthy

Post War/ Early Cold War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Unit 7 Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a nation that is dominated politically by another Satellite Nations
preventing the expansion of a hostile country or influence Containment
a state of political hostility between countries characterized by threats, propaganda, and other measures short of open warfare Cold War
the art or practice of pursuing a dangerous policy to the limits of safety before stopping, typically in politics Brinkmanship
Chinese Communist revolutionary and the founding father of the People's Republic of China Mao Zedong
premier of the Soviet Union in the late 1950s and early 1960s, led a campaign, called de-Stalinization, to remove the influence of the late premier Joseph Stalin from Soviet society Nikita Khrushchev
United States U-2 spy plane was shot down while in Soviet airspace U2 incident
1950 American 16mm short documentary film Hollywood Ten
strengthened laws against espionage, allowed investigation and deportation of immigrants who were suspected of subversive activities or of promoting communism or fascism, and allowed the limitation of Internal Security Act
each of a series of Soviet artificial satellites, the first of which (launched on October 4, 1957) was the first satellite to be placed in orbit Sputnik
agency of the United States Federal Government responsible for the civilian space program as well as aeronautics and aerospace research NASA
signed into law on September 2, 1958, providing funding to United States education institutions at all levels NDEA
an American astronaut and the first person to walk on the Moon. He was also an aerospace engineer, naval aviator, test pilot, and university professor Neil Armstrong
any of the Southern Democrats who seceded from the party in 1948 in opposition to its policy of extending civil rights. Dixiecrats
an ambitious set of proposals put forward by U.S. President Harry S. Truman to Congress in his January 1949 State of the Union address Fair Deal
the use of largely automatic equipment in a system of manufacturing or other production process. Automation
a temporary marked increase in the birth rate, especially the one following World War II Baby Boom
The law authorized the construction of a 41,000-mile network of interstate highways that would span the nation Highway Act
the redevelopment of areas within a large city, typically involving the clearance of slums Urban Renewal
a landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the Court declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional. Brown v. Board of Edu
a group of nine African American students enrolled in Little Rock Central High School in 1957 Little Rock Nine
the first civil rights legislation passed by Congress in the United States since the 1866 and 1875 Acts Civil Rights Act of 1957
Cuban politician and revolutionary who governed the Republic of Cuba as its Prime Minister from 1959 to 1976 and then its President from 1976 to 2008 Fidel Castro
A slogan used by President John F. Kennedy to describe his goals and policies New Frontier
a domestic program in the administration of President Lyndon B. Johnson that instituted federally sponsored social welfare programs. Great Society
the practice of achieving goals such as social change through symbolic protests, civil disobedience, economic or political noncooperation, satyagraha, or other methods, without using violence Nonviolent Resistance