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Arms raceThe Soviet Union successfully tested the Atomic bomb, after that there was a competition to strengthen the weapons of each others army.Occupation Zones of GermanyGermany was split into four occupation zones. France, Great Britain, U.S and the Soviet union owned one zone. Berlin which was located in the Soviet Union's zone was also split into four zones each occupied by the four countries.Berlin AirliftThe Soviets cut off the allies access to west Berlin, so the U.S and Great Britain lead relief efforts by dropping food, clothing, medicines, and other supplies to west BerlinersContainmentUnited States idea of holding back communismCuban Missile Crisisthe U.S and USSR came to the brink of Nuclear war. The soviets installed missiles in Cuba pointed at the U.S, and the U.S installed missiles in turkey pointed at the USSR.John F. KennedyPresident during the Cuban Missile Crisis and Bay of Pigs InvasionTruman DoctrineUnited States policy established in 1947 of trying to contain the spread of communismRussian Winterharsh and proved to be hard to fight a war in.Axis PowersItaly, Germany, and JapanMaginot Linewas a line built to prevent Germany coming into France via BelgiumItaly's War Successsuccessfully invades Ethiopia, the only country that was self ruling since WWI4 Turing Points of WWIIBattle of el Alamein, Battle of Midway, D-Day, and StalingradTreaty of VersaillesWas a post WWI treaty that ended in a state of tension between Germany and the allied Powers which led to WWIIBerlin ConferenceDetermined how the 14 European Countries would split up AfricaBoer WarAfter the British took possession of the Dutch Cape Colony in 1806, the Boers began fighting back however by 1902 the British had completely crushed the Boer resistance.Sharia Lawis the body of Islamic Law it is the legal framework within which the public and some private aspects of life are regulated for those living in a legal system based on IslamSepoy RebellionThe Indian Rebellion of 1857 refers to a rebellion in India against the rule of the British East India Company, that ran from May 1857 to July 1859Taiping RebellionA massive rebellion held in China which was fought between Manchu-led Qing Dynasty and the christian Millenarian movementSuez Canala canal in NE Egypt, cutting across the Isthmus of Suez and connecting the Mediterranean and the Red Sea. 107 miles long. When built, made transportation of goods easierMANIACMilitarism, Alliances, Nationalism, Imperialism, Assassination, Conflict in the BalkansU.S Presidents during the WarWilson, FDR, TrumanNuremburg Trialsprosecution of Nazis and other imperial rulers after WWIIHitlerveteran of WWI who slowly rose to power in Germany. He formed a political party known as the Nazis and soon after being imprisoned for treason he rose to power as dictator of GermanyMussolinioverthrew King Victor Emmanuel III and became leader of the Nationalist Fascist Party and Dictator of ItalyTehran Conference-The Big Three met in 1943. -Discussed the final assault on Germany -Discussed D-Day -Soviets will meet the Allied Forces in GermanyYalta Conference-The big Three met in February 1945 -Creation on the UN -Germany into 4 occupation zones -Free elections in Eastern Europe caused a great debate -Soviets will declare war on the JapanesePotsdam Conference-July 1945 in Potsdam, Germany -Harry Truman replaces FDR -Clement Atlee replaces Churchill as Great Britain Prime Minister -Stalin stated that, "Free elections would be anti-Soviet." -The U.S. had successfully tested the atomic bomb. -Nuremberg Trials would be set up