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After World War II, Germany and Berlin were divided among these four Allied powers
France, Britain, US, USSR
What was the name of the United States policy to stop the spread of communism after WW2?
Who was the president of the United States at the beginning of the Cold War?
Who was the US general who governed Japan during the occupation after World War II?
During the Cold War, what were the two major powers in the world?
The Soviet Union and The United States
Who was the leader of the communists in China after the civil war?
This term was used to describe the separation between Western and Eastern Europe.
What was the alliance system that included the United States and countries in Western Europe?
NATO - North Atlantic Treaty Organization
What form of government did Japan adopt after World War II?
Democracy (Constitutional Monarchy)
Because Japan's offensive military capabilities were eliminated, what country guaranteed Japan's security?
The United States
One cause of the Cold War was the Soviet Union's violations of the decisions reached at this conference.
What was the symbol of the Iron Curtain and the division of Germany.
This was the closest that the Soviet Union and United States came to nuclear war.
The Cuban Missile Crisis
What was the U.S. policy to aid any country threatened by the spread of communism called?
What European nation emerged as an economic power after WW2?
The Cold War was a conflict between these two economic systems.
Capitalism vs communism
The Cold War was a conflict between these two political systems.
Dictatorship vs Democracy
This country emerged as the dominant economy in Asia after World War II.
What was the United States plan to help Europe rebuild after World War 2?
The fact that the US and USSR had these weapons may have prevented outright war during the Cold War.
What was the term for the countries of Eastern Europe because they were controlled by the Soviet Union?
Who was the leader of the Chinese Nationalist Party.
Communist China participated in this conflict during the early Cold War.
The Chinese Nationalists fled to this island.
What is the theory that states that nuclear weapons prevented a major war during the Cold War?
The Japanese occupation of this country led to calls for independence after World War II.
What was a major reason for the collapse of communism in the Soviet Union?
Poor Leadership & Economic decline
What was the name of the economic reform allowed for a mixed economy in the Soviet Union?
What was the name of the political reform allowed for freedom of speech and expression in the Soviet Union?
The conflict in Vietnam was a test of this US policy.
It was a test of Containment
Vietnam was reunited under what type of economic system?
Who was the leader of the Vietnamese communists?
Ho Chi Minh
Vietnam was a colony of this European country before WW2.
After the end of the Cold War, this alliance was expanded to include countries in Eastern Europe.
NATO was extended
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