What did the signatories sign that pledged to establish "a general international organization for the maintenance of international peace and security"?
Where were more concrete plans for a United Nations organization were drawn up?
Where was the first meeting of the United Nations held?
Where was the first official meeting of the United Nations held?
New York City
What was the United Nation's permanent headquarters located?
General Assembly, Security Council, and the Secretariat
Name the three major organs of the United Nations.
What is comprised of all the members of the state?
What is comprised of the five permanent members?
United States, Great Britain, France, the Soviet Union, and China.
What are the five permanent members of the Security Council?
What is made up of the secretary-general and his under-secretaries? Wow...That question kind of gives it away. Lol. C:
Who was the head of Communist Russia's delegation?
Who was an official at the U.S. State Department and was later implicated as a spy fro the Soviet Union?
what was a war fought not with military weapons but with words, diplomacy, and ideology?
What stood in opposition to the human slavery of international Communist?
What was dominated by the Soviet Union?
What was the emerging nation not quite lined up with the free world and the Communist bloc?
What were nations supposedly independent but technically under the dominance of another?
Who was the director of Lend-Lease and a confidant of FDR, and also used Lend-Lease shipments to sent top-secret information and materials to the Soviets?
Julius and Ethel Rosenberg
Which couple were convicted of treason in 1951 and executed in 1953 for passing vital information to Russian agents?
Who was the director if Britain's nuclear research program? He was convicted for supplying Moscow with a top-secret trigger mechanism that would detonate the atomic bomb?
Who was convicted of perjury for denying that he had helped transfer secret U.S. State Department documents to a Soviet agent before WWII?
Who was the U.S. government senator that exposed much Communist activity in the State Department?
What was the policy that declared that the United States would provide economic aid to help any free nation resist Communist aggression?
What is another name for the policy of containment?
What plan provided economical assistance to rebuild Europe after WWII?
What plan extended credits amounting to $20 billion over the next four years in the name of providing a bulwark against further Communist expansion in Europe?
What provided the Soviet Union with another opportunity to exploit its satellite nations as a cheap source of raw materials and a ready market for manufactured goods?
Which city did the Americans come to rescue? Lol- I had no other way to put that. :P
North Atlantic Trade Organization
What does NATO stand for?
When was the North Atlantic Treaty signed?
What was formed as a "defensive" military alliance of its own in Eastern Europe?
Who replaced Stalin as leader?
Who was the dictator of Yugoslavia?
When was the Hungarian Revolt?
What was the symbol of Soviet oppression in Europe?
British Commonwealth of Nations
What was established prior to WWII that several of Britain's colonies and possessions looked to become independent of British control?
Charles de Gaulle
Who was the leader of the Free French government during WWI?
Charles de Gaulle
Who returned to power and helped write a new constitution, establishing the Fifth Republic?
Who became the president of France?
Alcide De Gasperi
Who was the conservative statesman of Italy?
What organization was formed by some Communists and some terrorists that kidnapped and murdered Italian premier Aldo Moro?
Who became president of France when Francois Mitterand died?
Who was leader of the Chinese Nationalists?
Who was leader of the Chinese Communists?
Who traveled to China as a special envoy to arrange peace between the Nationalists and the Communists?
Who imposed an embargo on teh Nationalists after visiting China?
Where did Chiang and his Nationalist flee too?
Five Year Plan
What was Mao's small goal to increase agricultural productivity?
Great Leap Forward
What was China's second Five-Year Plan called?
What got rid of everything "Western" in China?
What was a group made up of students and young people that filled China's streets with noisy demonstations, marches, and protests, and attacked Chinese intellectuals and professionals?
Who led the "Gang of Four"?
Who emerged as Communist China's most powerful leader?
Who was the dictator of North Korea?
Who became president of South Korea?
Who became the supreme commander of all United States and United Nations forces?
What was the defensive wall in South Korea that held of the North Korean Communists?
Where did General Dougles MacArthus surprise the enemy?
North Korea remained Communist and South Korea remained free
What was the result of the Korean War?
Who was the dictator of Cuba?
Which young Cuban had a record of violence and revolutionary activity and attempted to start a revolution against the Batista government?
What was the first Communist state in the Western Hemisphere?
John F. Kennedy
Which president failed to keep his promise of an air support to the Cuban exiles that invaded Cuba?
John F. Kennedy
Who was president during the Bay of Pigs?
Cuban Missile Crisis
What was when the Soviet Union was using Cuba as a base to bomb the U.S.?
Where did the Sandinistas overthrow the Somoza government?
Who overthrew the Somoza government?
What government was overthrown by the Sandinistas?
Who led a military overthrow of the government in Argentina?
Who became president of Argentina?
Who became the first woman to head a government in the Western Hemisphere?
Which country was called the "Sleeping Giant"?
Which country became the first non-Communist country that elected an avowed Marxist to come to power through an elective process?
Who became president of Chile?
Who succeeded Allende as president?
What valuable mineral resource was discovered in Mexico?
When did Isreal become a nation state?
Who became the first president of Israel?
Who became Israel's first prime minister?
Which Egyptian president seized the Suez Canal from teh British and the French?
What document permitted the American President to "use armed force to assist any nation in teh Middle East requesting assistance against armed aggression from any country controlled by International Communism?
Who won the Six-Day was?
When was the Six-Day War?
Who won the Yom Kippur War?
When was the Yom Kippur War?
What was formed as a monopoly designed to control the supply and price of oil?
Egypt and Israel
What two nations signed the Camp David Accords?
Who was the Communist ruler of Iran?
Who became dictator of Iraq?
What became the first African nation sourth of the Sagara to gain independence?
Who became the prime minister of Ghana?
Who led the Republic of the Congo?
Dr. Paul Carson
Who was the American medical missionary that was held hostage and eventually killed?
What did the Republic of the Congo change it's name too?
Who became the emperor of Ethiopia?
What policy ignored the atrocities of Marxist terrorists against the black African communities?
Ho Chi Minh
Who was the leader of the Vietnamese Communists?
Give the dates for the Vietnam War.
Ngo Dinh Diem
Who became president of South Vietnam?
Ho Chi Minh Trail
How did the Vietminh supply the Viet Cong?
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
What document provided the legal justification for U.S. military involvement in teh Vietnam conflict?
When did President Johnson send the first American combat troops to South Vietnam to protect American bases?
How commanded the U.S. troops in South Vietnam?
What was a large-scale attack against the South Vietnamese cities from the North Koreans?
When did the Viet Cong sign a cease-fire agreement?
When did Saigon fall to the North Vietnamese?
Who was known as the "Father of the Hydrogen Bomb"?
Who was the pro-Communist top consultant to the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission that helped develop the atomic bomb and now expressed "humanitarian" concern at the proliferation of nuclear weapons?
What was it called when the Soviets had more nukes thatn us and threatened to bomb us if we didn't comply with them?
What is the word that conveys the idea of reducing rension or hostility between nations?
Who was President Nixon's assistant for national security affairs?
Who succeeded Nikita Khrushchev?
What document promised greater "economic cooperation" and "cultural exchanges"?
What is the other name for the Helsinki Agreements?
What was the world's first man-made satellite?
Who became the first man in space?
When did Neil Armstrong land on the moon?
Who was the first guy to land on the moon?
Who had been imprisoned in teh Soviet Union for exposing the cruelties of Communism through his writings?
What treaty agreed to limit the production of nuclear arms?
Strategic Arms Limitation Talks
What does SALT mean?
What country was invaded by the Soviet Union in 1979?
Who became Britain's first woman prime minister?
Who was the first conservative president of the United States?
Who did Argentina invade in 1982?
What was an offensive policy of preemptive strikes to stop Communism before it could attack and enslave a country?
What was the first major test of the Reagan Doctrine?
Which commercial airliner was shot down because it crossed Soviet lines?
What was an example of Communist cruelty?
Strategic Defense Initiative
What was a system of space-age weaponry designed to destroy enemy intercontinental ballistic missiles in flight?
"Star Wars program"
What was the nickname for the Strategic Defense Initiative?
What was a group of Polish nationalists?
Who led the Solidarity?
Who came to power as the leader of the Soviet Union?
Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty
What did Gorbachev and the U.S. and other nations sign agreeing to remove their medium-range missiles from Europe?
What was the nuclear reactor accident?
What word means "restructuring"?
What was the Soviets plan of rebuilding its economic and political system on a democratic, free enterprise model?
What word means "openness"?
What policy did the Soviets adopt claiming that they wanted world peace and had no more plans of conquest?
When did the Communist begin to lose control of Eastern Europe?
When were East and West Germany officially reunited?
Who was executed when Communism overthrew Russia?
Where was the place where students and workers gathered in a great demonstration for freedom?
You became president of Russia?
Commonwealth of Independent States
Most of the former SOviet republics had banded together to form what where the Soviet Union had ceased to exist as a nation?
Who fled Russia when the Soviet Union collapsed?
What was the world's first man-made satellite?
Who became the first person to travel in space?