Cold War Terms Crossword

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

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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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Cold War Crossword Puzzle

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

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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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Early Cold War Crossword

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Feb 22, 2017
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These are the nations under Soviet control and influence, that are typically bordering the USSR. SATELLITENATIONS
The American policy, created by the United States president after WWII to resist the spread of Communism from the Soviet Union. It provided American support for other countries that were threatened by Soviet communism. TRUMANDOCTRINE
A replacement for The League of Nations, this was the organization created to help ensure security and peace in Europe, especially during the Cold War. UNITEDNATIONS
The attempt by the US and Britain to fly over Berlin and drop supplies after the USSR blockades the city. BERLINAIRLIFT
This was the policy created to financially aid Europe in rebuilding everything damaged or destroyed after WWII. Stalin did not like this policy, which led to the Berlin blockade. MARSHALLPLAN
The leader of the USSR, creator of the "Iron Curtain", that had a grudge against the US for supporting free elections (democracy), and using US money to rebuild Europe after WWII. JOSEPHSTALIN
The United States 33rd president, that ordered the famous supply run/drop via aircraft in the city of Berlin. He also made a doctrine to help resist communism in Europe. HARRYTRUMAN
After WWII, this policy was made by the US, utilizing different strategies to prevent the spread of communism from the USSR. CONTAINMENT
This was the treaty made between the Soviet Union and it's 7 satellite nations for protection due to the creation of NATO. WARSAWPACT
This was the treaty created between the main nations of the world (US, Britain, France, etc.) to provide military security and assistance in case of a conflict with the USSR. NATO

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Cold War Cross Word - Eddie Jiang

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Jan 19, 2017
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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

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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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Cold War Vocabulary Crossword

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

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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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Chapter 33:Restructuring the Postwar World Crossword

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

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WW2 crossword puzzle

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May 5, 2016
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What was the name of the tank used by the U.S.? Sherman
What was the name of the beach where the most casualties happened during the D-Day invasion? Omaha
Hitler wrote this while imprisoned. Mein Kampf
What was the name of the political party Hitler created? Nazi
Who was the dictator of the soviet union during WW2? Joseph Stalin
What political belief did Stalin want to spread through Europe? Communism
What was the religion targeted by the Nazi party? Jewish
What was the name of Hitler's secret police? Gestapo
This was the name of the German Air Force. Luftwaffe
What was the German name for "lightning war"? Blitzkrieg
What country's troops were rescued at Dunkirk? Britain
where was Hitlers second Blitzkrieg at? London
The Allies attacked the Axis after what country was invaded? Poland
What was Erwin Rommel's nickname? Desert Fox
What was the name of the operation where Germany invaded Russia? Barbarossa
This season turned German forces away from Russia. Winter
What was the name of the massacre where many Chinese people were killed? Nanking
What was the name of the female riveter on U.S. propaganda posters? Rosie
This U.S. aircraft dropped torpedoes into the water to take out japanese ships. Avenger
This battle was a turning point for the U.S. in the Pacififc. Midway
Who led the allies in North Africa? Patton
What was the type of bomb dropped on japan twice? Atom
This light machine gun was usually mounted on U.S. tanks and jeeps. BAR
What was the name of the battle launched by Hitler as a counter attack? Bulge
The big three consisted of Roosevelt,Stalin and who else? Churchill
What was the name of Hitler's favorite battleship? Bismark
Towards the end of the war the The Big Three met where to discuss the future of the Soviet Union. Yalta
Who was the leader of the Nazi party? Hitler
This Japanese occupied island was a key to success in the pacific. Iwo Jima
What was the name of the British Air Force's choice of fighter plane? spitfire
Who was the manufacturer for the the U.S. service pistol,the M1911? Colt
What was the name for Japanese suicide pilots? Kamikaze
Hitler's troops marched through this during the invasion of France. Arc de Triumph
This was the name of the mass genocide of the Jews. Holocaust
Which German deathcamp was known to be the most brutal? Auschwitz
This German death camp was the only camp where all the prisoners escaped. Sobibor
This was the only state that got attacked during WW2. Hawaii
What was the name of the U.S. naval base bombed during WW2? Pearl Harbor
Wher were the trials held for SS officers commited of war crimes? Nuremberg

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