Cold War: Set 5
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What was the Vietnam War about?
North Vietnam was Communist and South Vietnam was Democratic. Each side attempted to get the other side to adopt their form of government.
Which side did the United States support in the Vietnam War?
What was the result of the Vietnam War?
All of Vietnam, north and south, became Communist
What was the "Domino Theory?"
.The belief that if on country in Southwest Asia fell to Communism they would all fall one by one, like Dominos.
What was the Cuban Missle crisis about?
The Soviet Union was placing nuclear missles in Cuba, 90 miles away from the United States and we (the U.S.) did not want these nuclear missles there
What was the result of the Cuban Missle Crisis
The Soviet Union removed the missles from Cuba
What was the result of Communism collapsing?
1. The Soviet Union broke apart into 15 separate countries
2. The Berlin Wall came down
After the Cold War, what were new challenges for the U.S. and World?
1. The U.S. military foreign policy changed to "intervention"
2. Environmental challenges
3. Global Issues such as jobs, trade, diseases, energy