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Arts and Humanities
Chapter 8 - Ideologies In Conflict: The Cold War
Terms in this set (13)
International behaviour or foreign policy that takes a country to the brink of war; pushing one's demands to the point of threatening military action.
Ex. The showdown between the Unites States and the Soviet Union over Cuba in October 1962
Cold War (1945-1991)
An ideological conflict between the communist Soviet Union and its allies, and the capitalist liberal democratic Unites States and its allies. This political, economic, and social conflict used propaganda, economic measures, and espionage rather than direct military conflict.
The mutual protection of the members of an organization against an outside threat.
Ex. NATO's protection against the threat of the Soviet's attacks.
The US Cold War foreign policy of stopping the spread of communism by establishing strategic allies around the world through trade and military alliances.
A period of the Cold War from the mid 1960s to 1979, during which the major powers tried to lessen the tensions between them through diplomacy, treaties, arms talks and reductions, and cultural exchanges.
The Cold War foreign policy of both major powers, aiming to deter the military advances of the other through developing and building up arms, especially nuclear weapons. Deterrence depends on each side creating the perception that it is willing to use its weapons.
A political and military policy of taking over additional territory through the violation of another country's sovereignty for reasons that can include defence, access to resources or markets, national pride, or perceived racial superiority.
A struggle between two distinct and opposing sets of beliefs and values.
Ex. Between capitalist liberal democracy and communism during the Cold War.
People's military and political struggles for independence from countries that have colonized or otherwise oppressed them.
Ex. People in Eastern European countries liberating themselves from Soviet communist control.
The position taken during the Cold War by those members of the United Nations - mostly developing countries - that did not form an alliance with either the United States or the Soviet Union.
Movements or campaigns of a group of people, based on statistics.
Ex. A profile of the "typical young driver"
Second World War
A war of global proportion from 1939 to 1945 between the Allied countries (including Great Britain, France, Canada, the Soviet Union, and the United States) and the Axis countries (including Germany, Italy, and Japan).
Sphere of Influence
The countries ad territories over which a more powerful country dominates, such as those that the United States and the Soviet Union each influenced politically during the Cold War.
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