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Cold War Word Search

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Early Cold War Crossword

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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

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

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

Postwar and 1950's crossword

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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

U.S. History Chapter 15 Crossword

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The war between the us and ussr between 1947 and 1991 coldwar
what Churchill called the land under soviet control ironcurtain
the main us strategy for the cold war, made by truman containment
the document that stated that the us would provide aid to nations that need help trumandoctrine
when the us gave 17 nations $13 million in aid to keep them anti-communist marshallplan
in opposition the the berlin blockade; us gave aid to berlin berlinairlift
a military alliance between nations against communism formed this organization nato
would provide benefits and aid to ww2 veterans GIbill
Truman's revamp to the new deal fairdeal
Joseph McCarthy's tactic of spreading fear and making baseless charges mccarthyism
the border between north and south korea 38thparallel
postwar rise in birthrate babyboom
accused and found guilty of being a spy against the united states algerhiss
america fought to keep this from spreading communism
a period of mass hysteria about the spread of communism redscare

U.S. History: Civil Rights Movement Crossword

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arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus Rosa Parks
first black justice on the Supreme Court Thurgood Marshall
student non-violent coordinating committee SNCC
formed to use activism and non-violent protest to bring an end to segregation SCLC
law designed to help end formal and informal barriers to African American suffrage (1965) Voting Rights Act
made racial, religious, and sex discrimination by employers illegal (1964) Civil Rights Act
rode on interstate buses into the segregated southern U.S. to test the ruling of unsegregated public places Freedom Riders
overturned Plessy v. Ferguson Brown v Board
boycott of city buses led by Dr. MLK Montgomery Bus Boycott
segregation imposed by law de jure
segregation resulting from economic or social conditions or personal choice de facto
state level legal codes of segregation, such as literacy tests and poll taxes Jim Crow Laws
led black community to peaceful nonviolence protests against the injustices they faced MLK
association founded in 1909 to work for racial equality NAACP
activist in civil rights; leader of SNCC Stokely Carmichael
1963 demonstration in which more than 200,000 people rallied for economic equality and civil rights March on Washington
organization of militant African Americans founded in 1966 Black Panthers
social movement in the U.S. in which people organized to demand equal rights for African Americans and other minorities Civil Rights Movement
required citizens of a state to pay a special tax in order to vote poll taxes
first black major league baseball player Jackie Robinson
Arkansas governor Orval Faubus called the National Guard to keep black students from enrolling in Little Rock's Central High School; President Eisenhower sent the Army to force integration for the students Little Rock Nine
organized the United Farm Workers Cesar Chavez

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

Post War/ Early Cold War Crossword

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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

Cold War Word Search

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