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Europe and North America in the Postwar Years

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United Nations
organization of nations to keep peace through collective security arrangements
general assembly
one body of the united nations, comprised of any nations that wishes to join
security council
part of UN that includes temporary members elected form the GA for two year rotating terms
truman doctrine
US must consider continued spread of communism as a threat to democracy
containment
policy to try to stop communism
marshall plan
massive economic assistance program to European countries by the United States
cominform
communist information bureau established by soviets to oppose marshall plan
NATO
north atlantic treaty organization, an alliance of twelve western nations formed in 1949
Warsaw Pact
mutual decense agreement between Soviet union and countries of the eastern bloc
common market
organization of 6 western european nations for international economic cooperation
DEW line
radar installations built by the US and Canada to give early warning of air attacks