The Cold War
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The purpose of this USA initiated organization was to create military alliances
This leader used censorship and secret police.
Eastern Satellite Countries
The USSR established these after WII to expand it political power.
The Soviet Union formed this to limit invasion from Western Europe.
Which event held Nazi political and military leaders accountable for their actions?
The US developed this initiative to help strengthen democracy in Western Europe after WWII
This imaginary line divided the Western European countries from the Eastern European countries.
Poland, Hungary, and Romania
These countries were taken over by the Soviet Union following WWII.
West Germany, Greece, and Turkey
The US provided financial aide to these countries because they were facing communist threats.
Joseph Stalin forced peasants to join ________________.
The US developed this to prevent the spread of communism.
The Communist won the Chinese civil war because they promised this to the peasants
Stop the spread of Communism
Why did the US get involved in Southeast Asia in the 1960's and 1970's?
This person gained support of the peasants which helped him to gain control of China.
This person was responsible for the bloodshed in Tienanmen Square, China.
Korea and Vietnam
These two countries were divided into communist and non-communist during the cold war.
The US supported the French and did not want communism to spread in this country.
Great Leap Forward
This goal of this idea was to increase agricultural and industrial production in China.
The goal of this idea was to eliminate opposition to Mao Zedong.
Economic advantage to increase trade
Why did relations improve between the US and China?
This group was used to enforce the teachings of Mao Zedong.