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 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

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

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

World War 2 Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Vietnam War crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

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

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

Post War/EarlyCold War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Cold War Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

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

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