Winston Churchill's term for the Cold War division between the Soviet-dominated East and the U.S.-dominated West.
a United States program of economic aid for the reconstruction of Europe (1948-1952)
cruel and unjust use of power
a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
President Truman's policy of providing economic and military aid to any country threatened by communism or totalitarian ideology
countries that is dominated politically and economically by another nation
an economic system based on private ownership of capital
an economic system based on state ownership of capital
a form of socialism that abolishes private ownership
North Atlantic Treaty Organization; an alliance made to defend one another if they were attacked by any other country; US, England, France, Canada, Western European countries
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, a former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia
People's Republic of Hungary
the official state name of Hungary from 1949 to 1989 during its Communist period under the guidance of the Soviet Union.
Socialist Republic of Romania
was the period in Romanian history (1945-1989) when that country passed into Soviet domination in 1945 on its way to becoming a Soviet-aligned communist state in the Eastern Bloc.
People's Republic of Poland
was the official name of Poland from 1952 to 1989. From 1944 to 1952
German Democratic Republic
informally known as East Germany was a socialist state established by the USSR in 1949 in the Soviet zone of occupied Germany
People's Republic of Bulgaria
he official name of the Bulgarian communist republic that existed from 1946 to 1990, when the Bulgarian Communist Party (BCP) was ruling together with the 'oppositional' National Agrarian Party
Czechoslovak Socialist Republic
the official name of Czechoslovakia from 1960 until the end of 1989, during Soviet rule
1945 Meeting with US president FDR, British Prime Minister(PM) Winston Churchill, and and Soviet Leader Stalin during WWII to plan for post-war
Prime minister of Great Britain from 1940-1945 and again 1951-1955.
Communist dictator of the Soviet Union
Franklin D. Roosevelt
often referred to by his initials FDR, was the thirty-second President of the United States. Elected to four terms in office, he served from 1933 to 1945, and is the only U.S. president to have served more than two terms of office.