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Where Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin met to discuss postwar plans.
Trial of high-ranking Nazi officials for war crimes.
Organization dedicated to finding peaceful solutions to international conflicts.
Used to describe the long struggle for global power between the U.S. and Soviet Union.
Means to prevent the Soviet Union from expanding its influence around the world.
Resulted in western Europe receiving more than $13 billion in U.S. loans for economic recovery.
Alliance of the United States, nine Western European countries, Iceland and Canada.
Offered veterans money for school, and loans for houses, farms and businesses.
GI Bill of Rights
Policy of providing aid to help foreign countries fight communism.
Included a higher minimum wage, creation of national insurance plan, and expanded Social Security benefits for the elderly.
On October 1. 1949, this Communist leader officially established the People's Republic of China.
This geographical line divides North and South Korea.
From 1950 to 1953 the United States fought these Communist countries in the Korean War.
North Korea and China
Cold War fears led to this panic in the late 1940's and 50's.
This Wisconsin senator raised fears to a fevered pitch in 1950 by charging that Communists were working inside the State Department.
In 1950 President Truman approved work on this secret project, a weapon more powerful than the atomic bomb.
Both the U.S. and the Soviet Union rushed to build more nuclear weapons in what was called the:
In October 1957 the Soviet Union launched the world's first artificial satellite named:
President Eisenhower and Secretary of State John Foster Dulles supported this strategy, or willingness to go to the brink of war:
Eisenhower used covert, or secret, operations to deal with this political system around the world.
A period of hostility between Western powers and Communist powers.
A policy attempting to contain the spread of communism, beginning with military aid to the monarchies of Turkey and Greece.
A growth of weapons based on the number of weapons an enemy country has.
The idea that the U.S. could help rebuild war-torn Europe with loans and other economic aid.
The Cold War foreign policy designed to "get to the verge without getting into the war."
A foreign policy that attempts to stop the spread of communism without ending it in the countries in which it already exists.
A 1944 law that offered veterans money for school, houses, farms, and business.
GI Bill of Rights
President Truman's legislative plan for the nation that included anti-lynching laws.
An increase in the number of babies born.
City where the trials of Nazi officials charged with war crimes were held.
The struggle for global power between the United States and Soviet Union
Foreign policy aimed at preventing the Soviet Union from expanding its influence around the world.
Foreign policy that opposed communism by a willingness to go to the brink of war.
A post-WWII group of countries that promised to defend each other if attacked was called:
An post-WWII alliance of nations that attempts to end disputes between countries peacefully.
The idea that the US could help rebuild war-torn Europe with loans and other economic aid.
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