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The act of containing the spread of communism. Containment
A race to find whether who can stockpile the most weapons. Arms Race
The imaginary line that divided Eastern Europe and Western Europe. Iron Curtain
Doing publicized accusations. McCarthyism
A mutual defense between most of the allied countries. NATO
Origination dedicated to peace, created after WW2. UN
A place in Germany, in which trails against German Officers were held. Nuremberg
The name in which created a doctrine that allowed aid to allied nations from external threat. Truman
Reconstruction of economic plan that lasted 4 years. Marshall Plan
A pact that was against Democracy, and was for Communism. Warsaw Pact
The practice of threatening war following enemy aggression. Brinkmanship
The place where many leaders of nations met for plans after WW2. Yalta
A race in which it challenged the superiority of technology. Space Race
A group of people who produce for a communist state. Commune
A group of guerilla communist who vied for the overthrow of South Vietnamese Government. Vietcong
Term used who were not involved with the Cold War. Nonaligne
Man who won The Election of 1960. Kennedy
The effect of other nations being influenced to Communism. Domino
Line that divided South and North Korea. 38th Parallel
Russian Prime Minister who debated with JFK in the Kitchen Debate. Khrushchev
Plan of Economic rebuild under Russian Prime Minister Gorbachev. Perestroika
Russian Prime Minister that brought the end of the Cold War. Gorbachev
A policy Gorbachev adopted which involved being open. Glasnost
Practice of trying to lessen tensions in the Cold War. Détente
An object that divided East and West Germany. Berlin Wall

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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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Cold War Crossword Puzzle

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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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Cold War Terms Crossword

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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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World War 2 Crossword

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A war fought from 1939-1945 between the Axis powers-Germany, Italy, and Japan- and the allies, including France and Britain, and later the Soviet Union and the United States World War 2
An agreement in which nations promise to not attack one another Nonaggression pact
"Lightning war" - a form of warfare in which surprise attacks with fast- moving airplanes are followed by massive attacks with infantry forces Blitzkrieg
British prime minister who led the country to victory during world war 2 Winston Churchill
A series of battles between German and British air forces, fought over Britain in 1940-1941 Battle of Britain
A declaration of principles issued in August 1941 by British prime minister Winston Churchill and US president Franklin Rosevelt, on which the allied peace plan at the end of WW2 was based Atlantic charter
Japanese surprise attack on the American pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor Pearl Harbor
Hey 1942 sea and air battle of World War II, and which American forces defeated Japanese forces in the Central Pacific Battle of Midway
The commander of US allied forces in the Pacific, who developed the strategy of island hopping Douglas MacArthur
A 1942-1943 battle of World War II, in which Allied troops drove Japanese forces from the Pacific island of Guadalcanal Battle of Guadalcanal
A mass slaughter of Jews carried out by the Nazi government of Germany before and during World War II Holocaust
"Night of broken glass" - the night of November 9th, 1938, on which the nazi storm troopers attacked Jewish homes, businesses and synagogues throughout Germany Kristallnacht
The systematic killing of an entire people Genocide
City neighborhoods in which European Jews were forced to live Ghetto
Hitler's program of systematically killing the entire Jewish people Final solution
American general who led operation torch in north Africa during World War II Dwight D Eisenhower
A 1942-1943 battle of WW2 in which German forces were defeated in their attempt to capture the city of Stalingrad in the Soviet Union Battle of Stalingrad
June 6, 1944- the day on which the allies began their invasion of the European mainland during WW2 D-Day
A 1944-1945 battle in which allied forces turned back the last major German offensive of WW2 Battle of the bulge
During WW2, Japanese suicide pilots trained to sink allied ships by crashing bomb filled planes into them Kamikazes
A series of court proceedings held in Nuremberg Germany after World War II and what's not to leaders were tried for aggression violations of the rules of war and crimes against humanity Nuremberg trials
A reduction in a country's ability to wage war, achieved by the disbanding its Armed Forces and prohibiting it from acquiring weapons Demilitarization

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Cold War Crossword

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Airplane rescue missions. Airlifts
A large scale weapons race between two or more countries. Arms Race
Organization between two extremes. Bipolar
List of outcasts or people considered traitors. Blacklist
A war of ideals between the US and the Soviet Union. Cold War
An economic system were in which, everybody shares money. Communism
To contain something. Containment
Region that has no military stand offs or patrol. Demilitarized Zone
People's government. Democracy
If Asia falls to communism, communists will win the Cold War. Domino Theory
Political and military barrier in Europe. Iron Cutain
Wars backed by superpowers. Proxy Wars
Setting apart African Americans. Segregation
Socialist Russia. Soviet Union
A European repair program. Marshall Plan

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Japanese aircraft loaded with explosives and making a deliberate suicidal crash on an enemy target. Kamikazes
A treaty made by Germany and the Soviet Union in 1939 that opened the way for both nations to invade Poland. Nazi Soviet
meeting between Stalin, Churchill, and Truman to discuss post-WWII potsdam conference
The Yalta Conference was a meeting of British prime minister Winston Churchill, Soviet premier Joseph Stalin, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt early in February 1945 as World War II was winding down Yalta conference
uture President Dwight D. Eisenhower, then supreme commander of Allied Expeditionary Forces in World War II gives the go-ahead for a massive invasion of Europe Operation overload
nation was first used to describe certain nations in the Cold War. Satellite nations
Nazis coordinated an attack on Jewish people and their property in Germany, Austria, and the Sudetenland. Kristallnacht
May 8, 1945, the day of victory in Europe for the Allies in World War II. VE Day
an intense military campaign intended to bring about a swift victory. Blitzkrieg
resulting from a conference at sea, setting forth the peace aims of their governments for the period Atlantic charter
European recovery program Marshall plan
organized in 1942, to explore the isolation of radioactive isotopes and the production of an atomic bomb Manhattan project
the codename for Hitler's invasion of Russia Operation Barbarossa
Air Force Luftwaffe
established by the Communist parties of nine European countries for mutual advice and coordinated activity. Cominform
the deliberate and systematic extermination of a national, racial, political, or cultural group. Genocide
a new or revised system of operation, form of government, plan of attack, or the like Nazi order
used as a Japanese patriotic cry or joyous shout.) 2. Banzai
a concentration camp in which the inmates are unlikely to survive or to which they have been sent to be executed. Death camps
an agreement between Germany, Italy and Japan signed in Berlin Tripartite pact
meeting between U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin in Tehran, Iran, between November 28 and December 1, 1943. Tehran conference
Settle the future strategy of the Allies following the success of the North American campaign Casablanca conference
merican troops on Bataan were forced to make an arduous 65-mile march to prison camps. death march
the exchange of information and ideas created by ideological, political, and military hostility of one country toward another, especially such a barrier between the Soviet Union and its allies and other countries. Iron Curtain

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Vietnam War crossword puzzle

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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

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World War 2 Crossword

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country where a single party controls the government and every aspect of people's lives totalitarian state
Those countries fighting against the Axis powers. i.e. Britain, France, USA, Canada, USSR etc allies
Great Britain's Prime Minister, Churchill was an eloquent speaker, who steeled the British to defy the Nazis, even as the Luftwaffe bombed London nightly Winston Churchill
The fascist leader of Nazi Germany and the architect of the Holocaust which killed six million Jewish people. Adolf Hitler
The communist leader of the Soviet Union. Joseph Stalin
The seeds for Germany's discontent and susceptibility to a racist like Hitler began with the end of WWI.Germany signed this which required it give up 13% of its territory including Alsace-Lorraine. That area alone included 6 million residents, vast raw materials (65% of Germany's iron ore reserves and 45% of its coal), and 10% of its factories. Germany also had to pay for the war's damages. Treaty of Versailles
Germany, Italy, and Japan axis
December 1944 — January 1945. Hitler's final, surprise counteroffensive to the Allied invasion. Took place in the Ardennes, a densely forested mountain range between France and Belgium, and was an attempt to recapture Antwerp, the Allies' major supply port. A blizzard kept Allied airplanes grounded, but the U.S. Army was able to move its troops through the snow to double its number of soldiers and triple its armored tanks in four days. It was the largest and bloodiest battle the Americans fought, with 19,000 soldiers killed. The hard-won Allied victory was a turning point in the war. Battle of the Bulge
"Lightening war," a surprise attack devised by Hitler, in which land-and-air attacks were coordinated, quick and brutal. Hitler used fast-moving tanks called Panzers, with infantry transported by trucks and dive-bombing planes that strafed soldiers and refugees. Battle maps from the Combat Studies Institute offer more information about Blitzkrieg and paths taken during the war. Blitzkrieg
June 6, 1944, the Allied landing on France's Normandy beaches to begin the liberation of Europe. The D doesn't stand for anything other than "day." About 156,000 American, British, and Canadian troops landed in Normandy under heavy attack by German strongholds. Of those, the American forces numbered 23,250 on Utah Beach, 34,250 on Omaha Beach, and 15,500 airborne troops. Millions more men and women were involved in its preparations D-Day
Short for Unterseeboote, German submarines. U-boats
A political system promoted by Hitler and his ally, Italian dictator Mussolini, that called for citizens to be unquestioningly loyal to the nation and obedient of its leader. The needs of the state outweighed the needs, beliefs, or freedoms of the individual. Emphasis was on national pride, traditions, and racial purity. There was no freedom of speech. Foreigners — those who were simply minority ethnic or religious groups included — were hated and persecuted. Fascism
A member of the National Socialist German Workers' Party that Hitler came to lead. A believer in Hitler's fascism, anti-Semitism, and Aryan supremacy. nazi
The codename for the U.S. project to produce an atomic bomb. Manhattan Project
The act of genocide carried out by Germany on the Jewish population of Europe Holocaust
"lightning war"; swift attacks launched by Germany in WWII during the night blitzkrieg
Germany's failed attempt to subdue Britain in 1940 in preparation for invasion (Germans bombed Britain continuously but Britain resisted with fighter pilots and Hitler gave up invasion) Battle of Britain
a 1942 battle in the Pacific during which American planes sank 4 Japanese aircraft carriers (protected Hawaii) Battle of Midway
code name for the Allied invasion of Europe in 1944 Operation Overlord
German counter-attack in December 1944 that temporarily slowed the allied invasion of Germany (Audie Murphy was the hero) Battle of the Bulge
during WWII, Allied strategy of capturing Japanese-held islands to gain control of the Pacific Ocean (American ships shelled an island; troops waded ashore; hand-to-hand fighting occured until island was captured) island hopping
during WWII, Navajo soldiers who used their own language to radio vital messages during the island-hopping campaign Navajo code-talkers
WWII Japanese pilots trained to make a suicidal crash attack, usually upon a ship kamikaze
message sent by the Allies in July 1945 callin for the Japanese to surrender Potsdam Declaration
Nazi war crime trials held in 1945 and 1946 Nuremberg Trials
Organization created by isolationists who argued that the United States should keep out of Europe's business. American First Committee
Process by which a government gains control over a territory not presently under their jurisdiction. annex
policies, views, or actions that harm or discriminate against Jews Anti-Semitism
British-American declaration that stated the countries aims for the outcome of the war. Stated people of every nation should be free to choose their own form of government and live free of fear and want, disarmament, and a permanent system of general security. atlantic charter
policy by which Great Britain and France agreed to Germany's annexation of the Sudetenland in agreement for not taking any additional Czech territory. appeasment
April 1942, American soldiers were forced to march 65 miles to prison camps by their Japanese captors. It is called the Death March because so many of the prisoners died en route. Bataan Death March
an aerial battle fought in World War II in 1940 between the German Luftwaffe (air force), which carried out extensive bombing in Britain, and the British Royal Air Force, which offered successful resistance. battle of britian
1939; Britain and France could buy goods from the United States if they paid in full and transported them. cash and carry
protective measures in case of attack civil defense
Political leader who rules a country with absolute power, usually by force dictator
giving up military weapons Disarmament
Wiping out an entire group of people genocide
the gathering of resources and preparation for war. mobilization
Originally designed to avoid American involvement in World War II by preventing loans to those countries taking part in the conflict; modified in 1939 to allow aid to the Allies Neutrality Acts
US military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan on December 7, 1941, bringing the United States into World War II Pearl Harbor

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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

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Cold War Vocabulary Crossword

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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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