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rationing
democratic
president
government
healthcare
education
Raul Castro
Cuban Revolution
communist
Fulgencio Batista
dictator
Spain
literacy
embargo
ally
Fidel Castro
independence
cuba
Soviet Union
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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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cuba Word Search

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spanish american war
Christopher Columbus
baseball
beaches
fidel castro
raul castro
cuba
revolution day
william levy
bay of pigs
havana
communist

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Cuban Missile Crisis Crossword

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Which side backed down first in the crisis? USSR
What were people who were forced to leave Cuba because they opposed Castro known as? Exiles
What did John F. Kennedy order against Cuba? Blockade
What was the treaty where both countries agreed to limit the amount of nuclear weapons they possessed? Test Ban Treaty
What was the name of the secret invasion launched by the USA against Cuba? Bag of Pigs
Who became leader of Cuba in 1959? Fidel Castro
Who was the president of the USA? John F Kennedy
Nikita Khrushchev was the president of what country? Russia
What kind of state did Cuba become? Communist
What did the USA refuse to buy from Cuba? Sugar
What was the name of the special phone line that was set up between Washington and Moscow after the crisis? Hotline
In which month did Soviet ships head for Cuba? October

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Latin America Word Search

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Tenochtitlan
Latin America
Spanish
Raul Castro
fidel castro
Civilizations
Triangular Trade
Cuban Revolution
Cuba
Zapitistas
Columbian exchange
Simon Bolivar
Hernan Cortes
inca
Aztec

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Cuban Missile Crisis Word Search

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Fidel Castro
Dictatorship
Soviet Support
Florida
Diplomatic Ties
pigs incident
united nations
convoy
naval blockade
presidential speech
oval office
Diefenbaker
u two planes
navy
overthrow
cia
soviet spy
nuclear missles
Turkey
Trailers
Spy
Russia
Nuclear
Missile
Letter
Kruschev
Kennedy
Excomm
Cuba
Communist
Coldwar
Blockade
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Cold War Cross Word

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Final War time conference between big three Postdam
Soviet military alliance Warsaw Pact
Non-Communist military alliance NATO
US policy to support free nations Truman Doctrine
Soviet leader responsible for putting missiles in Cuba Nikita Khruschev
American/Soviet Tension from 1947-1991 Cold War
Us plan to aid European nations to help them rebuild after WWII Marshall Plan
Taking measures to prevent communist expansion Containment
JFK setup a blockade of Cuba Cuban Missile Crisis
Attemt to overthrow Fidel Castro Bay of Pigs
Conflict started after Northern forces swept acros the 38th parallel Korean War
Guerilla warfare was used by the communist forces in this conflict Vietnam War
First satellite to go to orbit earth Sputnik
American space program NASA
Imaginary line that seperated communist countries Iron Curtain
Concrete Wall that Seperated East & West Berlin Berlin Wall
US & British planes flew food and supplies into West Berlin Berlin Airlift
An international organization formed after WWII United Nations
Democratic superpower United States
Communist superpower Soviet Union
Cuban communist dictator Fidel Castro
Idea that if one country falls to communism, others nearby will fall too Domino Theory
Soviet policy of openess Glastnost
Soviet term meaning economic restucturing Perestroika
A country that is dominated politically & economically by another Satellite Nations

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Latin America Crossword

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Where is Brazil located South America
Cuba legislative branch uncameral
age you must vote in Mexico 18
Cuba's legislative national assembly
Cuba, Mexico, Brazil called Executive this president
Cuba's citizens denied this free speech
age you can vote in Cuba 16
6 year terms Mexico
Mexico and Brazil's legislative branch Bicameral
required by rule compulsory
Communist leader of Cuba, a dictator Castro
ability to vote suffrage
Cuba's gov't system communist state
Brazil and Mexico's gov't system federal republic
Where can you find many fish Panama

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Bay of Pigs and The Cuban Missile Crisis Crossword

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Number of the 1400 invaders that survied the Bay of Pigs invasion threehundred
Leader of the Soviet Union Khrushchev
President of the U.S. during the Cuban Missile Crisis Kennedy
Before 1959, the U.S. and Cuba were _______. allies
The point of the Bay of Pigs invasion was to overthrow _______. Castro
The U.S. denied _________ in the Bay of Pigs invasion involvement
Was put around Cuba to stop missiles from entering blockade
Neither leader really wanted _______. war
The Soviets wanted the U.S. to remove missiles from Turkey
Weapons that started the Cuban Missile Crisis Sovietmissiles
Cuba provided ____________ from the Soviets launchbases
This prevented the U.S. from "doing nothing" in Cuba Trumandoctrine
Cuba is _____ miles off of Florida ninety
After the U.S. U2 plane was shot down, the President accepted the terms of the ________. firstletter
Knowing these could reach most of the U.S. frightened Americans longrangemissiles
For the U.S., the Bay of Pigs invasion was a _______. failure
Asking for their support was an option during the Cuban crisis unitednations
They tried to get the President to fully invade Cuba jointchiefs
A way of quick communication between Washington and Moscow hotline
The Cuban Missile Crisis was the peak of the _______. coldwar
All out war would have been _______. unimaginable
The U.S. wanted to stop communism
Number of days the Cuban Missile Crisis lasted thirteen
The Soviet Union joined with Cuba to become closer to the ______. Unitedstates
The U.S. did _______ agree to the second deal secretly
Although close, the two sides never did ______. fight
The President promised that he would not ______ Cuba. invade
Both leaders were able to "walk away" remaining ________ to their country and to the world. strong
This is how the U.S. and U.S.S.R. learned to live coexistence

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CUBA Crossword

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Capital city Havana
Cuban currency Peso
Cuba's official language Spanish
Color of the star on Cuba's flag white
There are 90 miles of ocean between Cuba and this American state Florida
Because of how it looks in aerial photos, some Cubans refer to the island by this reptile's name crocodile
What winter holiday was not an official Cuban holiday until 1997? Christmas
Wrote "For whom the bell tolls" while living in Cuba Ernest Hemingway
This hummingbird, the smallest bird in the world, lives in Cuba bee
In 2008 he resigned his presidency after 49 years Fidel Castro
Cuba's main religion Catholicism
Until 2008, Cubans were not allowed this handheld object used to communicate with people cell phone
Discovered Cuba in 1492 Christopher Columbus
This country controlled Cuba for over 400 years Spain
Government vehicles must stop to pick up these freeloaders hitchhikers
Cuba is the first communist country is which hemisphere? Western
How many years does the president of Cuba serve? five
Most popular sport in Cuba baseball
in 1902, Cuba claimed independence from which country? USA
Cuba has a statue of this famous Beatles singer John Lennon
Cuba is one of two places where this famous soda cannot be bought or sold Coca-cola
This rare and prehistoric fish is only found in Cuba manger
It's a tradition in Cuba to burn___________ on New Year's Eve dolls
What is Cuba's national symbol? Royal Palm
On which side of the road do Cubans drive? right
Name of Cuba's capital in Spanish Habana
Cuba's main crop sugar cane
Cuba's most popular board game dominoes
Which Cuban dictator was overthrown by Fidel Castro and his men in 1959? Fulgencio Batista
1961 US invasion on Cuba Bay of Pigs
South American country that delivers almost 100,000 barrels of oil a day to Cuba Venezuela
In 1960, what did th US place on Cuba? trade embargo
Five Cuban _________were convicted of spying on the US. agents
Cuba's current president Raul Castro
What color are 3 out of 5 stripes on the Cuban flag? blue
This frog, the smallest in the world, lives in Cuba Monte Iberia
About 1,000 years ago, these people from Venezuela took over Cuba Tainos
Who was the Argentine doctor who helped lead the Cuban revolution? Che Guevara
What is the name of the boat used in the 26th of July Movement? Granma
Sierra ______________ is the name of the Southwestern mountain range in Cuba Maestra
Cuba's oldest city Baracoa
The Tropic of __________ passes several dozen miles to the north of Havana Cancer
Cuba's national animal is the Cuban _______________. Trogon
What city, founded in 1514, is know as the romantic city? Trinidad

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Cuban Missile Crisis Crossword

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Fidel _________ Castro
In what year did Fidel Castro take power in Cuba? 1959
A trade agreement was made between Castro and Russia in_____ 1960
Castro asked Russia for weapons to defend itself against America and Russia agreed in _______ 1961
Kennedy set up a _________ to advise him in October. committee
Kruschev sent a ______ to Kennedy offering to dismantle the sites if Kennedy would lift the blockade and agree not to invade Cuba Letter
Kennedy lifted the Naval blockade in ______ November
Who gained more from the Cuban Missile Crisis? (Kennedy or Khrushchev) Kennedy
What cuban campaign was Fidel Castro a part of? Guerrilla
Castro ______ anybody who opposed him. killed
Who was Che Guevara? Marxist
What prison was Che Guevara in control of? La Cabaña
The political and economic theories of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, later developed by their followers to form the basis of communism. Marxism
What event prior to the Cuban Missile Crisis caused Fidel Castro to look to the Soviet Union for military help? Bay of pigs
What spy plane was used over Cuba? U2
What is the capital of Cuba? Havana

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