What was The name given to the place that divided democratic West Europe and communist East Europe.
What was conflicting aims of the US and the USSR called?
What was Proposed by George F. Kennan in February 1946, this policy involved taking measures to prevent the extension of communism called?
March 12,1947; the US gave $400 million to Turkey and Greece. "The US must support free people who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressures.
The US provided aid to 16 European countries to prevent "hunger, poverty, desperation, and chaos."
North Atlantic Treaty Organization; A defensive military alliance with the West European nations and the US.
Soviet Union version of NATO; comprised of Soviet Union and other satellite nations.
When countries came together to form military alliances. First seen with the US/West Europe forming NATO, and then seen with the USSR/East Europe in the Warsaw Pact.
Soviets were keeping missiles on military bases in Cuba, pointed at the US; Navy quarantined Cuba; 100,000 troops were on standby in Cuba.
Concrete Wall topped with barbed wire that was designed to separate East and West Berlin
To prevent the spread of communism, and the communist countries were to take over the other countries. No allies.
McArthur wanted to attack China, since the Chinese had a treaty with the North Koreans, and use nuclear weapons. Went over Truman's head, and got fired.
Stated that the President must tell Congress that he is sending troops into an area (without a declaration of war) at least 48 hours in advance.
Following the Berlin Crisis, the Treaty was signed between the US and the Soviet Union. Treaty banned nuclear testing from the atmosphere.
The steady withdrawal of US troops from Vietnam.
People who were condemned for communist backgrounds; Not allowed to be hired.
Used spies to gather information, and carried out covert ops.
The first man-made satellite to orbit the Earth
US Senator who looked for Communists in US Society during the 1950's.
an economic and political system in which a country's trade and industry are controlled by private owners for profit, rather than by the state.
A theory or system of social organization based on the holding of all property in common, actual ownership being ascribed to the community as a whole or to the state.
Conflict that began with North Korea's invasion of South Korea and came to involve the United Nations (primarily the United States) allying with South Korea and the People's Republic of China allying with North Korea
Law Passed in 1944 to help returning veterans buy homes and pay for higher education
1st group of black students who were able to attend an all white school because President Eisenhower used the military to enforce the Brown v. Board of Education decision
president of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974. A member of the Republican Party, Nixon previously served as the 36th vice president from 1953 to 1961, having risen to national prominence as a representative and senator from California.
struggle for power that took place between the united states and the soviet union after WW2
a very extremely powerful and dominant nations United Nations, international organization founded in 1945 to promote peace, security, and cooperation among nations
ideological barrier that divided eastern and western Europe during the cold war
international organization founded in 1945 to promote peace, security, and cooperation among nations
the U.S policy of attempting to restrict soviet power and influence around the world by preventing the spread of communism
U.S aid plan designed to promote economic recovery in Europe after WW2
mutual defense pact formed by the U.S, Canada, and Western Europe nations in 1949
a competition between nations to achieve weapons superiority Cultural Revolution, a period of revolutionary upheaval and political persecution in China
first major battle of the Cold War fought by communist and non-communist
communist insurgents in South Vietnam
war between North and South Vietnam
belief that if Vietnam fell to the communists, the rest of Asia would fall
a secret political, economic, or military operation sponsored by a gov't and designed to support a foreign policy
easing of Cold War tensions and hostility between the east and west during 1970s
policy of building a weapon arsenal so deadly that no other nation will dare to attack
person who allowed the USSR to build nuclear missile bases in Cuba
military pact for the Soviet Union and their allies
Chinese communist leader
head and dictator of the Soviet Communists from 1928-1953
40th president of the United States and helped end the Cold War
operation that moved supplies into West Berlin by american and British Planes during Soviet blockade
meeting between Churchill, Stalin, and Roosevelt
prime minister of Great Britain that invented the "Iron Curtain"
system of social organization based on the holding of all property in common
policy of Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev
small groups of soldiers, often volunteers, who make surprise attacks
communist leader of North Vietnam; used guerilla warfare to fight
competition of space exploration between United States and Soviet Union
period of revolutionary upheaval and political persecution in China
Created to stop the spread of communisum
A defense strategy made by John F. Kennedy in 1961
Something the Soviets made to keep the allies out of Berlin
U.S. giving money to West Europe to rebuild there economy
What the us tried to do the the spread of communism
Dangerous policy that will go to the limits of saftey before stopping
A event that will happen in one country will happen in a different contry
Compition between US and Soveits for superiority and arms
Boundry dividing the rest of Europe and the Soviets and its satellite states
Easing of hostlitys
Communist states that were influensed by the Soviet Union
Military Stategy using nuclear weapons
33rd US President
Leader of the Soviet Union during the Cold War
A city at the border of Berlin
A nuclear weapon
A fight of ideology between the US and Soveit Union
Great Britian and US used planes to give the people of berlion food and supplies
One of the countrys in East Asia
An Asian country that has been divided into a North and South
These are the nations under Soviet control and influence, that are typically bordering the USSR.
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.
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.
The attempt by the US and Britain to fly over Berlin and drop supplies after the USSR blockades the city.
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.
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.
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.
After WWII, this policy was made by the US, utilizing different strategies to prevent the spread of communism from the USSR.
This was the treaty made between the Soviet Union and it's 7 satellite nations for protection due to the creation of NATO.
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.
A type of government where the government controls business and laws
A free market where business owners control the economy
Not technically a war: tension between the United States and the Soviet Union
A type of government where people vote for representatives to make laws
An invisible divide between countries that supported communism and countries that supported democracy
Where the United States airplanes delivered supplies to West Berlin every day for 321 days
A conflict between North Korea and South Korea that ended in a stalemate
An organization formed to help prevent the spread of communism among free nations
A United States senator that spread the scare of communism in the US
Soviet Union leader after Joseph Stalin
Contest between the United States and the Soviet Union to build and store weapons in case of a war breaking out
When the US discovered the Soviet Union was building missile launching pads in Cuba and President Kennedy blocked any Soviet Union ships from geting into Cuba
Conflict between the North and South Vietnamese: the United States got involved to help the South Vietnamese prevent spreading Communism
British Prime minister
Attack against a person or country
Agreement to stop fighting
An informal organization formed after WWII to promote international peace, security, and cooperation
Base location for the UN
What the Korean war was considered
Which side of Germany built the Berlin wall
Policy created by George Kennan
Economic plan to rebuild wartorn Europe
Military alliance between several North American and European nations
Defense treaty between the Soviet Union and its satellite nations
Theory regarding the spread of Communism
Invasion sponsored by President Kennedy to instigate an uprising in Cuba
Competition between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. over dominance of space
Conflict between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. regarding Soviet missiles in Cuba and American missiles in Turkey
South Vietnamese supporters of Northern Vietnamese communism
Communist leader in China who attempted massive cultural, industrial, and economic reforms
Brutal communist regime in Cambodia
Set of treaties regarding armament control
Policy of segregation in South Africa
Historic wall in Germany, symbolizing a division between the East and the West
Method of peacefully bypassing the blockade in Berlin to deliver supplies
Soviet response to the Marshall Plan which largely failed
Policy of stockpiling more and more weapons to prevent the enemy from attacking
Elected leader of the Soviet Union in 1955
Groups of collectivized farms in China during the economic reform period
Name of a program intended to implement massive reforms in China in a short amount of time
Practical-minded Chinese leader who sought to improve relations with the rest of the world
Form of fighting using substitutes instead of going directly to war
Archbishop from El Salvador who spoke out against poverty and injustice
Term given to an atmosphere of constant revolutionary fervor
Doctrine created to counter Soviet geopolitical growth, especially in Greece & Turkey
Threatening until you get your way
Man who took over after Stalin died
Formed own military pact, linked Soviet Union with 7 other European countries
Forming alliances if needed
Julius and Ethel Rosenburg were charged with
Nations compete to amass weapontry
Conflict between North adn South Korea
List of people whom condemned for having communist background
Winston Churchill warned the world this had descended across Europe
Trumans idea to fincially aid Greece and Turkey
Name of countries dominated by Soviet Union
Name of measure taken to prevent extension of communist rule to other countries
This aid gave 16 European countries hope
An attempt to break blockade and fly food and supplies into West Berlin
The first Earth-orbiting artificial satellite
Gathering intelligence on other nations
The easing of hostility between countries
A period of fear of communists
No progress can be made and no advancement is possible
The 1950's is know as the decade of what?
What type of bomb was being made during Manhattan Project?
Announcement of Japans Surrender
Largest naval battle in history was battle of?
Executive Order 9981 Truman intergrated what?
The crisis that erupted after Egypt’s nationalization of the British-controlled Suez Canal
United States and the Soviet Union agreed to limit the number of nuclear weapons they made
Leader of Soviet Union
Commander of US pacific forces
The establishment of a colony in one territory.
All property and all means of production belong to the government, private property does not exist and all goods are shared equally.
America's belief that if one country came under control of communists, then neighboring countries would as well.
A form of irregular warfare in which a small group of combatants use military tactics to fight a larger army.
Extreme loyalty to one's country.
The army that fought the United States and the South Vietnamese governments.
Individuals that served in the armed forces of their country.
The 35th president of the United States and was assassinated in 1963.
The 37th president of the United States and got them out of the Vietnam War.
The leader of the North vietnamese during the Vietnam War.
The 34th president and was a commander in Europe during WW2.
The 36th president and was put into office after Kennedy was assassinated.
The forced induction of a person into the armed forces.
a series of surprise attacks by the Vietcong and North Vietnamese forces.
American foreign policy to stop the spread of communism.
Help by the United States they fought against North Vietnam.
A sprayable gel that the United States military used as a weapon in the Vietnam War.
President Nixon's plan to take all the United States troops in Vietnam and let South Vietnam fight North Vietnam.
A soldier that has been taken captive by the enemy.
People that are against something.
Working class men and women
This kind of government rules by terror
The American foreign policy created to counter soviet geopolitical spread during the Cold War
American statesman and soldier. Chief of staff of the US Army under Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman
Plan for the nations of Europe to draw up a program for economic recovery from war
Moving supplies into West Berlin by plane
Acronym for North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Chinese communist revolutionary and founding father of Peoples Republic of China
National Security Council's American policy in a document called ________
Countries controlled politically and economically by the Soviet Union in Eastern Europe
The latitude line that runs through Korea at 38 degrees N
The mainland of Southeast Asia, previously known as _________
The leader of the Indochina Communist party
Name of the theory that if one country would go to communism, other countries would soon follow
Latitude line that runs through Asia at 17 degrees N
Revolutionary leader who overthrew a long-standing dictatorial regime in Cuba
High ranking State Department official before he left government service
Husband and wife who held radical views, accused of passing atomic secrets to the Soviets during war.
Republican Senator from Wisconsin who took the anticommunist crusade even further.
The time period following WW2, during which Capitalist and Communist nations struggled for world domination over one another.
Policy of limiting the expansion or influence of a hostile power.
Country that is dominated politically and economically by a more powerful country.
Declaration that the U.S. would oppose the spread of Communism.
Plan proposed by the U.S. to provide economic assistance to European nations' recovery efforts after WW2.
Delivery of supplies to the people of Western Berlin by Allied forces cargo planes.
Barrier dividing Capitalist Western Germany and Communist Eastern Germany.
A formal military alliance to guard against a Soviet attack, upon any of its member nations.
The alliance between the Soviet Union and satellite nations of Eastern.
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.
Latitude dividing Korea, after WW2, discerning Communist rule to the North and non-Communists rule to the South.
A failed attempt by the U.S. and C.I.A. trained Cuban exiles, to infiltrate on Castro's Communist influence on Latin America.
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.
Idea that if one country fell to communism, neighboring countries would follow.
Fighter who works as part of a small band to make hit-and-run attacks.
Type of rule in which the military is in charge and the citizens rights are suspended.
Country with the military, political, and economic strength to influence events worldwide.
Southern Vietnamese, communist, guerrilla terrorists organized to appose Diem's, U.S. supported government.
An easing of tensions with Communist Powers.
Leader in Army
A Citizen of the former Soviet Union
A sudden attack, typically a military one
Temporary suspension of fighting
The third largest nation and most populous in the world
Fighting between armed forces
boundary between two zones
Type of government in South Korea
War that was fought between the United Nations and the communist democratic republic of North Korean
South Korean Capital
U S President during WWII and the Koran War
Branch of the US Armed Forces
When you furst into a country unannouced with military forces
Organization of nations that works for world peace and security and the betterment of humanity
A heavy armored fighting vehicle carrying guns and is used for wars
Type of government in North Korea
North Korean Capital
Allied Commander of World War 2 then became supreme commander of the Korean War