Western Europe was mostly __.
Because it was under heavy influence from the USSR, Eastern Europe was mostly __.
The UN was established in __.
The UN included __ nations.
In the UN, everyone in the __ __ had 1 vote.
Members of the UN's __ __ included the US, Britain, France, USSR, and China, who could all veto.
After Japan was occupied by the Allies, it was allowed to have only a __ __ __.
In 1947, Japan adopted a Constitution and became a __ __.
Germany and Berlin were each split into __ zones.
The US, Britain, and France each had a __ zone of Germany and Berlin, while the USSR had a __ zone.
The __ __ were trials against Nazis for crimes against humanity.
In the Nuremberg Trials, __ major Nazis were tried.
The process of eliminating Nazi ideology is called __.
In the __ __, thousands of Japanese were tried.
In the Tokyo Trials, over __ people were sentenced to death.
Winston Churchill referred to the divide between the US/West and the USSR/East as the "__ __."
The __ __ presented the idea of containment and gave aid to Greece and Turkey.
In 1947, the __ __ occured to promote democracy and capitalism.
The Marshall Plan spent over __ __ dollars.
The Marshall Plan restored the economy of __ countries.
In 1949, __ occured as an attempt to promote communism.
In June 1948 came the __ __; Soviets blockaded entrance into West Berlin and so the Allies conducted a massive airlift.
In 1949, __ was formed as a supranationalist agreement and a defensive treaty.
The __ __, in 1955, was a defensive treaty in which communist countries agreed to defend other communist countries if attacked.
__ = venture involving 3 or more states for a common cause, mutual benefit, or shared goals.
political, economic, military, cultural
Supranationalist organizations can be __ (UN), __ (EU), __ (NATO), or __ (African Union).
In 1944, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg formed __, in which there were no tariffs, quotas, or licenses.
The __ __ in 1958 led to the European Union in 1993.
__ of the 27 members of the EU adopted the Euro.
__ had the largest economy and exceeded in deficit spending.
In 1949 came __ __, a Soviet atomic bomb named after Joseph Stalin.
In the 1951 __ __, 2 American communists were put on trial for giving American plans to the USSR; they were later executed in 1953.
__ __ was a 1951 bomb that weighed about 50 megatons.
Mutual Assured Destruction
MAD stands for "__ __ __."
People's Republic of China
In 1949, Mao Zedong proclaimed the __ __ __ __, though it was still communist.
__ __, a US senator, led a "witch hunt" for communists and was later censured by Congress.
The Korean War began in __.
The line that splits North and South Korea is called the "__ __."
__ __ and UN forces went into Inchon to force communists back towards Chinese borders.
__ Chinese troops joined the fight and overwhelmed US and UN troops, leading to a stalemate.
The Korean War ended in __ with no formal peace treaty.
DMZ stands for "__ __."
The __ __ is a North-South line that separates the 1st and 2nd Worlds from the 3rd World (with the exception of Australia and NZ).
The __ __ consists of capitalist democracies (US, Europe, Japan, Australia, New Zealand).
The __ __ consists of communist countries (USSR and China).
The __ __ consists of the peripheral states.
In 1957, __ became the 1st human-sent satellite into orbit.
Intercontinental Ballistic Missile
Sputnik was sent into space via __ __ __ (ICBM).
On April 12th, 1961, __ __ became the 1st man in space (Soviet).
In __, Neil Armstrong became the 1st man to set foot on the moon.
After Stalin died, __ __ came to power.
The __, an American spy plane, was shot down and caused tension between the USSR and the USA.
1961 marked the beginning of the construction of the __ __.
__ __ gained power in Cuba in 1959 and made major communist changes.
Bay of Pigs
The __ __ __ was an American attempt to overthrow Fidel Castro, but it failed because America refused to send troops.
__ __ became the new Soviet leader after Khrushchev was forced to resign.
__ __, the leader of Czechoslovakia, enacted new democratic reforms.
The __ __ was the notion that any idea of democracy should be squashed before it spreads.
In 1971, __ joined the UN (still communist).
In 1972, __ became the 1st US president to set foot on Chinese soil.
The __ __ ended in 1973.
In 1975, at the __ __, reps from 35 countries met in Helsinki to talk about security and cooperation and peaceful ways to resolve conflict.
In 1976, __ __ died.
Gang of Four
The __ __ __ was a group consisting of Mao Zedong's wife and other communists who attempted a major communist revolution in 1976, but failed.
In 1979, the USSR invaded __ in an attempt to overthrow the government and establish communism.
The US supplied "__ __" to Afghanistan.
During the Soviet-Afghan War, the US aided the __, or "strugglers."
The __ lost the Soviet-Afghan War.
The __ __ stated that any attempt by an outside force to gain control of the Persian Gulf Region would be seen as an assault to the US.
The 1980 Olympics in __ were boycotted by the US and other countries.
Strategic Arms Limitations Talks
SALT II stands for "__ __ __ __."
According to the Doomsday Clock, the closer we get to __:00, the closer we are to nuclear war.
In 1981, __ __ took office as President of the United States.
Ronald Reagan increased the size of the __ and reduced __.
"__" worked well, as the economy boomed under President Reagan.
Strategic Defense Initiative
The __ __ __, or SDI, was an idea to create satellites to act as missile shields so that if the USSR sent nuclear missiles toward the US, we could detonate them before they reached us.
Old Guard Leaders
After the death of Brezhnev, the __ __ __ came to power but died shortly after.
Evil Empire Speech
In 1983, President Reagan made the __ __ __, in which he claimed that the USSR was "the evil of the world."
__ __ came to power in the USSR after the Old Guard Leaders and enacted more capitalist reforms.
In the 1986 nuclear disaster called the __, a nuclear reactor exploded and caused a nuclear meltdown in Kiev, Ukraine.
The year __ marked the end of the Eastern Bloc.
__ __ was a major Polish leader who brought democracy to Poland.
__ was a brutal dictator of Romania who was executed in 1989.
In 1989, the USSR left __.
The massacre at __ __ involved thousands of people protesting for democracy in China being killed by communists.
The famous structure that fell in 1989 was the __ __.
The __ __ was an attempt by Yeltsin to rally popular support for democracy, but it failed.
In 1991, the August Coup failed, Gorbachev was released from house arrest, and the __ __ was disbanded.
In 1991, the __ __ dissolved.
New World Order
__ __ __ is the idea that the fate of the world would depend not on the 2 Superpowers but on global cooperation.