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33 terms

SC The Cold War

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Yalta
1945 Conference where the Allies decided to divide up Germany
France
Four powers who controlled postwar Germany: USSR, UK, USA and ________
Churchill
Famous as the originator of the term 'iron curtain'
Soviet
Berlin lay in the _________-controlled part of Germany
Blockade
In 1948, Stalin tried to _________ Berlin from Western aid
West
The Federal Republic of Germany was also known as _________ Germany
East
The German Democratic Republic was also known as _________ Germany
89
Years of the Berlin Wall - 1961-19__
Truman
America's attempt to 'contain' Communism was known as the _________ Doctrine
Marshall
The _________ Plan was an American program to give financial assistance to poor Western countries in danger of turning Communist
North
Kim Il Sung led _________ Korea
UN
In the Korean War, the South was supported by an alliance of _ _ forces
MacArthur
He commanded the United Nations forces in the Korean war
2
Was the war in Korea (write number): 1. Victory to the North; 2. Draw; 3. Victory to the South
Castro
Revolutionary who took over Cuba in 1959
Sugar
Cuba's main export in 1960s
Pigs
Failed attempt to defeat communists in Cuba 1961 - Bay of _________
Khrushchev
Soviet leader at time of Cuban Missile Crisis
Kennedy
US President in Cuban Missile Crisis
Sputnik
Name for first Soviet spacecraft
NASA
Space agency established by USA
1969
Year of moon landing
Malayan
In the _________ Emergency of the 1950s, Australian servicemen helped to defeat a Communist uprising
Cong
Communists in South Vietnam: Viet _________
Domino
Theory that Communism would spread from country to adjacent country
1972
Year Australian involvement in the Vietnam War ended
Orange
Defoliant in the Vietnam War: Agent_________
Napalm
Petroleum jelly used in bombs
Afghanistan
The USSR's war in _________ is often compared to the USA's war in Vietnam
Gorbachev
Soviet leader when Communism fell in 1991
Reagan
US President at the end of the Cold War
2001
Year of the September 11 attacks
New York
Headquarters city of the United Nations