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Arts and Humanities
U.S. History Chapt 19
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A____ in Eastern Europe was controlled politically and economically by the Soviet Union.
The___ was the imaginary line that divided Europe between capitalist West and Communist East.
The term___ refers to the competition that developed between the United States and the Soviet Union for power and influence in the world.
After WW II, American leaders developed a policy of ____to resist and stop the spread of communism.
The___ pledged American financial aid to all European nations following WW II.
The___ provided vital supplies to a region blockaded by the Soviet Union.
In the late 1940s, the ___investigated the motion picture industry for Communist influences.
A ____shows the names of people who employers agree not to hire.
___is the ability to come to the verge of war without actually going to war.
The struggle between the United States and the Soviet Union to gain weapons superiority was the____.
In 1946___ proclaimed that an iron curtain separated Communist Eastern Europe from capitalist Western Europe.
American General___ led United Nation forces during the Korean War.
What is a satellite nation?
nations dominated by the Soviet Union
What did President Truman promise in the Truman Doctrine?
to support nations trying to resist Soviet control
What was the outcome of the Korean War?
Korea remained divided at almost exactly the same place as before the war
At the Yalta conference, Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin decided to
divide the defeated German into four sectors-- American, British, French, and Soviet
As WW II ended, a major disagreement between the United States and the Soviet Union involved
Soviet domination of Poland
As a result of the Korean War, the Unites States succeeded in
keeping the South Korea free of communism
Both President Truman's Federal Employee Loyalty Program and Senator Joseph McCarthy's hearings aimed to
expose Communists in the United States
The Soviet Union wanted to rebuild after the war in ways that would
protect its own interests
Stalin was determined that Germany would never
threaten his nation again
What was one goal of the Marshall Plan?
to create stable democracies that could resist communism
Why did the Soviet Union try to force the Allies to abandon West Berlin?
to close an escape route to the West
Why did a number of nations join to form NATO in 1949?
to protect themselves from possible Soviet aggression
What did some members of Congress call for after China fell to Mao Zendong's forces?
the protection of Asia
What was one result of the federal government's hunt for Communists?
Some people's civil rights were violated
One major event that led up to the Korean War was
the Chinese Civil War
Which country controlled Korea for much of the first half of the twentieth century?
When Fidel Castro seized American property in Cuba, Eisenhower
halted exports to Cuba
The policy of making the military power of the United States and its allies so strong that no enemy would dare attack it for fear of retaliation is known as
Which event added most to Americans' shock and fear of attack by the Soviet Union?
the Sputnik launch
What was an immediate result of the Truman Doctrine?
Congress established the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC)
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