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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

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