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International peacekeeping organization founded in 1945 to provide security to the nations of the world
During the Cold War, the boundary separating the Coomunist nations of Eastern Europe from the mostly democratic nations of Western Europe.
A US policy anncounced by President Truman , giving economic and military aid to free natios threatened by internal or external opponents.
State of diplomatic hostility between the United States and Soviet Union in the decades of WWII
North Atlantic Treaty Organization, defensive military allianced formed in 1949 by ten Western European counties, the United States and Canada.
Military alliance formed in 1955 by the Soviet Union and seven Eastern European countries
Feared the Communists' goals of creating a socialist economy, modeled after the Soviet Union
In Communist China, a collective farm on which a great number of people work and live together.
Commander in WWII for the United Sates and occupied Japan during the reconstruction of the nation.
The idea that if a nation falls under Communist control, nearby natiosn will also fall under Communist control
A group of Communist guerrillas who with the help of North Vietnam, fought against the South Vietnamese in the Vietnam War.
During the Cold War, developing nations not allied iwth either the United States or the Soviet Union
The independent nations that remained neutral in the Cold War pompeitition between the USA and the USSR.
Exiled from his country and later returned to rule it with a militant Islamic flare.
Created a policy of lessening Cold War tensions. Impeached as president becuase of watergate
The Strategic Arms Limitation Talks; a sieries of meetings in the 1970s, in which leaders of the US and the USSR agreed to limit their nations stocks of nuclear weapons
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