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The Marshall Plan focused mostly on rebuilding Europe economically. What was the Truman Doctrine's main focus?
It offered military support to European allies.
As in Korea, conflict between Communists and non-Communist resulted in a divided Vietnam. When the Vietnam War started, Ho Chi Minh controlled.
The "iron curtain" was a term used to describe division between.
East and West Europe
What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall?
to separate West Berlin from East Berlin
Conflicts between the Communist Soviet Union and its democratic allies in World War II resulted in the division of Berlin. Where did the city of Berlin lie?
The military alliance including the United Kingdom, France, and the United States that was formed to protect European countries from the military power of the Soviet Union was called
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization
The ability to wipe nations off the planet with nuclear weapons is called
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization
After World War II, which country became the most dominant nation in Europe?
After the United States withdrew from Vietnam the country
Was reunited by Communist North Vietnam
A superpower is an extremely powerful nation with more strength than other nations. Two superpowers during the Cold War were
United States and the Soviet Union
The outcome, or final result, of the Korean War was
The use of military threats, arms buildups, and other techniques short of all-out war by the United States and the Soviet Union were called th
Which definition best describes the meaning of the Space Race?
a competition of space technology between the USSR and the US
What international organization was created after World War II to promote world peace, economic development, and increase dialogue between countries?
After World War II, continental Europe was divided in two along political lines. Which area of Europe was influenced and controlled by the Soviet Union?
The arms race was an important part of the Cold War conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union. During this period, many people were afraid that a nuclear war could break out between these two world powers. This fear of nuclear warfare was heightened during which of the following events?
the Cuban Missile Crisis
During the Cold War arms race, what prevented the United States and the Soviet Union from using nuclear weapons?
a fear that they both would be destroyed in nuclear war
What is an example of how Germany was affected after World War II?
Germany split into two separate states
The Cuban Missile Crisis began in 1962 when which country placed nuclear missiles in Cuba?
Who was the leader of the Communist Party of China when the communists came to power in 1949?
In addition to rebuilding Europe, the Marshall Plan focused on stopping the spread of communism in the world. What was this post-World War II foreign policy called?
How did the Warsaw Pact differ from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization?
The Warsaw Pact protected members fo the Soviet Union
Why did the United States get involved in the Korean War?
to prevent the spread of communism
Which of the following describes the Iron Curtain?
the line dividing democratic and communist countries in Europe
An alliance is a union of people, groups, or nations for a common purpose. Which of the following alliances was formed to block communism in Europe?
What two superpowers led the Cold War after World War II?
The soviet Union and the United States
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