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Contamination of the water , soil , or air by chemicals or waste materials . pollution
The river is the main lifeline for over one billion people, yet pollution is threatening its future. Ganges river
The process of land to grow food . Irrigation
Don't have enough water . drought
extreme hunger; starvation. famine
a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment. Ecosystem
a political theory derived from Karl Marx, advocating class war and leading to a society in which all property is publicly owned and each person works and is paid according to their abilities and needs. Communism
a bomb that derives its destructive power from the rapid release of nuclear energy by fission of heavy atomic nuclei, causing damage through heat, blast, and radioactivity. Atomic Bomb
political and spiritual leader during India's struggle with Great Britain for home rule; an advocate of passive resistance (1869-1948) Gandhi
Chinese Communist leader and theorist. A founder of the Chinese Communist Party (1921), he commanded troops in the Chinese Civil War (1927–1949) and proclaimed the People's Republic of China in 1949. Mao Zedong
a member of a small independent group taking part in irregular fighting, typically against larger regular forces. Guerilla
a country in SE Asia, comprising the former states of Annam, Tonkin, and Cochin-China: formerly part of French Indochina; divided into North Vietnam and South Vietnam during the Vietnam War but now reunified. 126,104 sq Vietnam
any of various radical or socialist groups, in particular a militant youth movement in China (1966–76) that carried out attacks on intellectuals and other disfavored groups as part of Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution. Red Guard

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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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World War 2 Crossword Puzzle

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Type of bomb built during WORLD WAR II that was more powerful than any built before it. atomic bomb
This battle was the German's last major offensive in World War II. The Allies pushed the Germans back and won. Battle of Bulge
A leader who has complete control over a country's government dictator
A war fought between 1939-1945 between Axis/Allied powers. World War 2
June 6, 1944 - Led by Eisenhower, over a million troops (the largest invasion force in history) stormed the beaches at Normandy and began the process of re-taking France. The turning point of World War II D-Day
GERMANY, ITALY, JAPAN Axis
GREAT BRITAN, FRANCE,UNITED STATES,SOVIET UNION. Allies
Communist dictator of the Soviet Union, Successor to Lenin as head of the USSR; strongly nationalist view of Communism; war with Western Europe and the United States. Joseph Stalin
1933 dictator of Germany, German Nazi dictator during World War II (1889-1945) Adolf Hitler
leader of the Allied forces in Europe during WORLD WAR11 leader of troops in Africa and commander in D-Day invasion-elected president. Dwight Eisenhower
(1893-1976) Leader of the Communist Party in China that overthrew Jiang Jieshi and the Nationalists. Established China as the People's Republic of China and ruled from 1949 until 1976 Mao Zedong
December 7, 1941 - Surprise attack by the Japanese on the main U.S. Pacific Fleet harbored in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii destroyed 18 U.S. ships and 200 aircraft. American losses were 3000, Japanese losses less than 100. In response, the U.S. declared war on Japan and Germany, entering World War II. Pearl Harbour
Backyard gardens; Americans were encouraged to grow their own vegetables to support the war effort Victory Gardens
Backyard gardens; Americans were encouraged to grow their own vegetables to support the war effort Victory Gardens
Japanese forced about 60,000 of americans and philippines to march 100 miles with little food and water, most died or were killed on the way Bataan Death March
a bloody and prolonged operation on the island of Iwo Jima in which American marines landed and defeated Japanese defenders (February and March 1945) Iwo Jima
A noted British statesman who led Britain throughout most of World War II and along with Roosevelt planned many allied campaigns. He predicted an iron curtain that would separate Communist Europe from the rest of the West. Winston Churchill
prison camps used under the rule of Hitler in Nazi Germany. Conditions were inhuman, and prisoners, mostly Jewish people, were generally starved or worked to death, or killed immediately. Concentration camps
A propaganda character designed to increase production of female workers in the factories. It became a rallying symbol for women to do their part. Rosie the Riveter
Ideas spread to influence public opinion for or against a cause. Propaganda

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Korean and Cold War Crossword

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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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Vietnam war and Korean war Crossword

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A symbol of Cold War. Berlin Wall
A network of paths used by North Vietnam to transport supplies to the vietcong in South Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh Trail
A villiage in Northern South Vietnam. My Lai
A gasoline substance used in bombs that US planes dropped on Vietnam. Napalm
Lead numerous revolts for the Indochina communist party. Ho Chi Minh
35th president of the United States. John F. Kennedy
A war from 1954-1975. Vietnam war
A war from 1950-1953. Korean war
An international organization that came into use at the end of WWII that would help prevent future wars. United Nations
A conflict of words and ideas between nations rather that armies. Cold war
Policy to keep the soviets from gaining control of other countries. Containment
A competition among nations to get the most weapons. Arms Race
A war in which total vicory is not the goal. Limited War
20th century forign police theory that believed if one land in a region came under the influence of communist then more would follow. Domino Theory
The policy to relax tensions between the communist and the free world. Detente
A very tense confrontation between the Sviet Union and the United States over the Soviet deployment of nuclear missils in Cuba. Cuban Missle Crisis
North Atlantic treaty organization for security in 1949. N.A.T.O
Part of Gorabacheas moral reduction Glasnost or Opemies gave Soviet citizens freedom of speech and religion. Glasnost
British statesman and leader during World War II; received Nobel prize for literature in 1953 (1874-1965) Winston Churchill
A weapon, such as an atomic bomb or hydrogen bomb, whose destructive power comes from the release of nuclear energy. Nuclear Weapon

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Vietnam War Terms Crossword

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Organized early Vietnamese independence in the 1920s and 30s- Has a trail named after him? Ho Chi Minh
Organization whose goal was to win Vietnam's independence from from foreign rule? Formed by Ho Chi Minh Vietminh
American fear that communism would spread in a way that would start small, then continue to topple and become huge? Domino Theory
Former southern Vietnamese president, anti- communist. Ngo Dinh Diem
The way Vietcong were supplied by Communist North Vietnam? Ho Chi Minh Trail
Granted President Johnson broad military powers in Vietnam? (1964). Tonkin Gulf Resolution
Former U.S. Secretary of Defense in the early to mid sixties. Served under Kennedy and LBJ. Robert McNamara
Former U.S. Secretary of State in the early to mid sixties. Served under Kennedy and LBJ. Dean Rusk
American Commander in South Vietnam? William Westmoreland
General Westmoreland was unimpressed with this Southern Voietnmese fighting group? ARVN
Gasoline based fire that set fire to the jungle? Napalm
Leaf Killing, toxic chemical. Later found to cause cancer. Agent Orange
Civil Rights Leader who said that the proportion of blacks to whites in Vietnam was unfair. Died in 1968 Martin Luther King Junior
Selective service provides this if needed in a time of war? Draft
War protests got out of control and turned violent at this school in 1970? Kent State
Southern Vietnamese with communist loyalties? Vietcong
Ferocious battle on the part of the North Vietnamese and Vietcong in 1968. Began around Vietnamese New Year Tet offensive
What band wrote the Anti Vietnam War song: "Fortunate Son" Credence Clearwater Revival
College students had this option to avoid going to war in Vietnam? Deferment
America tried to use this strategy in order to prevent the spread of Communism? Containment

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Korean War Crossword

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Communist leader in northern China who led the Japanese invasion of China Mao Zedong
President of China who fought in the south against the Japanese ChiangKaiShek
A group in South Korea who lost to communism and fled to Taiwan Nationalists
An island east of China where the nationalists fled Taiwan
Former name of Taiwan Formosa
Imaginary line that divides Korea at 38 degrees north latitude 39th parallel
Korean leader who became president after wwII and led Korea during the Korean War SyngmanRhee
Democratic people's Republic of Korea DPRK
Capital of North Korea Pyongyang
President of the US during the Cold War Truman
Capital of South Korea Seoul
Commander of the United Nations and South Korean Douglas MacArthur
Battle in South Korea Pusan
A river between China and North Korea Yalu River
Leader of the US eighth army Matthew B Ridgeway
A port on the west coast of Korea Inchon
North Korean people's army NKPA
Location of the second half of the peace treaty negotiations Panmunjom
People's republic of China (communist China) PRC
Republic of Korea (South Korea) ROK

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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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U.S. History Crossword

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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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Second World War and Cold War Crossword

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Admiral who planned the attack on Pearl Harbor YAMAMOTO
Prime Minister of Japan who advocated going to war with U.S. TOJO
Activist who filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government for their policy of interning Japanese Americans KOREMATSU
U.S. general who was fired for publicly calling for an expanded war with China. MACARTHUR
Activist who threatened a "March on Washington" in 1941 if the federal government did not desegregate defense industries and the armed forces. RANDOLPH
Commander of Allied forces during D-Day EISENHOWER
President who died shortly before Germany and Japan surrendered ROOSEVELT
Led the communist revolution in Russia during the First World War LENIN
Soviet leader during the Second World War and early Cold War STALIN
Civil rights activist, singer, and actor who was ostracized by the entertainment industry because of his connections to communism ROBESON
President who offered military aid to any nation threatened by communist insurgency TRUMAN
U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union who helped develop the U.S. policy of "containment" KENNAN
A massive economic aid program to Europe was named after this Secretary of State MARSHALL
Director of the Screen Actor's Guild, he supported and assisted the congressional investigation of communism in the entertainment industry REAGAN
He led a successful guerrilla war against the French in Indochina HO
He proclaimed the creation of the People's Republic of China in 1949 MAO
Leader of nationalist forces in China, his leadership was not highly regarded by some American envoys CHIANG
State department official accused of being a Soviet spy and convicted of perjury HISS
Senator who claimed the State Department and U.S. Army were filled with communist spies and collaborators MCCARTHY
Emperor of Japan during and after the Second World War HIROHITO
In 1948 the Soviets ordered a blockade of supplies and power to the western part of this German capital BERLIN
Name of the program that recruited Mexican laborers to work in the U.S. during and after the war BRACERO
White residents in this city's public housing rioted in response to the arrival of African-Americans working in defense industries DETROIT
"_____________ of democracy" was a term coined by Franklin Roosevelt to describe U.S. military production during WWII ARSENAL
"______________ the Riveter" was a symbol of women working in defense industries during the Second World War ROSIE
nagasaki/ one of the two Japanese cities destroyed by atom bombs.
Acronym of the congressional committee which investigated the alleged influence of communism in government and society HUAC
The U.S. announced it would send aid to this European country in 1947 GREECE

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Vietnam crossword

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A symbol of the cold war from 1961-1989 it seperated communist east Germany from Free west Germany Berlin Wall
a communication link established in 1963 to allow the leaders of the United States and the Soviet Union to contact each other in times of crisis Hot line
an organization whose goal it was to win Vietnam's independence from foreign rule Vietminh
the idea that if a nation falls under communist control, nearby nations will also fall under communist control Domino Theory
A law enacted in 1973, limiting a president rights to send troops into battle without consulting congress War Powers Act
A conflict of words and ideas between nations rather than armies. Cold war
a 1954 peace agreement that divided Vietnam into Communist-controlled North Vietnam and non-Communist South Vietnam until unification elections could be held in 1956 Geneva Accords
the southern Vietnamese soldiers with whom U.S. troops fought against communism and forces in the North during the Vietnam War ARVN
a gasoline-based substance used in bombs that U.S. planes dropped in Vietnam in order to burn away jungle and expose Vietcong hideouts Napalm
equired enrollment in the armed services Draft
South Vietnams President, a strong anti-Communist Ngo Diem
a drop or reduction in time in service. A soldier with 150 days or less remaining on his active duty commitment when he DEROSed from Vietnam also ETSed from the army under the Early Out program. Early-Outs
refers to soldiers who are qualified as parachutists Airborne
a Vietnamese leader who demanded Vietnam’s independence from France Ho Chi Minh
National Liberation Front (NLF), South Vietnamese guerrilla fighters supported by communists in North Vietnam Vietcong
a supporter of Johnson’s war policies hawk
a coordinated assault, in January 1968, by the Vietcong and North Vietnamese on South Vietnamese cities and bases Tet Offensive
the difference between what the Johnson administration said about the war and what journalists in Vietnam saw and reported credibility gap
a village in South Vietnam where U.S. soldiers killed unarmed civilians My Lai
a 1973 agreement between the United States, South Vietnam, North Vietnam, and the Vietcong for a cease-fire and U.S. troop withdrawal from South Vietnam Paris Peace Accords

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