Cold War in Eastern Europe and Latin America
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US and Soviet conflict in which no DIRECT battlefield conflicts were fought.
Resisting expansion of communism around the world.
Winston Churchill's description of the capitalist-communist divide in postwar Europe.
Communist sector of Berlin.
Democratic and capitalist sector of Berlin.
Supplied food and fuel to citizens of West Berlin after the Soviet blockade.
$16 Billion in containment policy money to be spent in 13 different countries.
Final revolutionary victory by the Communist Mao Zedong over the US backed Nationalist Chang Kai-Shek.
Corrupt Nationalists leader who combatted the Communists in the Chinese Revolution.
Chinese communist leader.
Communist nation of China.
Line that divided Korea - Soviet Union occupied the north and United States occupied the south, during the Cold War.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Alliance of democratic nations following WWII.
Eastern European countries dependent upon and dominated by the Soviet Union.
Area liberated by the Soviets during WWII.
Area liberated by the US during WWII.
Held Yugoslavia together under a communist/socialist dictatorship, working to ensure that no ethnic group dominated the federation and implemented a multi-ethnic peaceful co-existence.
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Liberal communist regime of Eastern Europe that was made up of six ethnically diverse states (Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo).
Rousing Nationalist Passions
A strategy used to exploit Yugoslavian ethnic difference for political power.
Serbian aggressions against Muslims and Catholics during the 1990s.
Romanian Communist dictator during the Cold War who was executed by firing squad in the early 1990s.
First World Country
Capitalist and democratic developed or rich nations during the Cold War.
Second World Country
Communist developed or rich nations during the Cold War.
Third World Country
Developing nations during the Cold War that were often fought over between 1st and 2nd World Countries.
Democratic election of the "leftist" Jacabo Arbenz who was neither 1st World nor 2nd World.
Middle class, progressive, militarily trained Guatemalan President who was forced out of his country as a result of Cold War competition.
Soviet secret police or intelligence agency.
Central Intelligence Agency that monitored "unfriendly" governments around the globe.
Replaced Stalin as the Soviet leader and briefly attempted to "peacefully" fight the Cold War.
1959 Cuban Revolution
Successful Communist Revolution just 90 miles from the US borders.
Communist leader of Cuba.