Vocabulary extra points"Cold War"
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the United States and the Soviet Union were allies during the war. Together, these nations and others brought about the downfall of Hitler's Third Reich. When the war ended in 1945, these two countries emerged as world super powers
At the end of WWII, what 2 countries emerged as the world's superpower? Why?
The Cold War (1945-91) followed World War II as the United States and the Soviet Union (USSR) competed to install, respectively, capitalist democracies or communist client states in post-war Europe and eventually worldwide.
Define Cold War
I compare the democracy like we're people is free to do what ever they wante and the communism as the one that they need to do what they say, their not free to do anything.
Compare and contrast the two styles of governments ideologies fought over during the Cold War: democracy and communist.
When Germany was defeated they divided into soviet(Russia),America, British and French zone occupation.During the multinational occupation of post-World War II Germany, the Soviet Union blocked the Western Europe.to stop the movement of migrants and refugees.The wall symbolized the lack of freedom under communism.
What country and its capital city in Europe was split as a result of the Cold War
? What was the Berlin Blockade? Why was a wall built? What did that wall symbolize?
USA was N.A.T.O(The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between several North American and European countries based on the North Atlantic Treaty that was signed on 4 April 1949 and the USSR was "Warsaw Pact" The Warsaw Pact, formally known as the Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance, was a collective defence treaty signed in Warsaw, Poland among the Soviet Union and seven Soviet satellite .
What two major military alliances formed as a result of the Cold War? Which two countries were considered to be the leaders of these alliances?
Containment was a United States policy using numerous strategies to prevent the spread of communism abroad.In 1946, a civil war broke out in Greece, pitting Communist groups against the British-supported government
Explain the U.S. policy of containment. What was its purpose? Name and explain two specific policies of containment?
A component of the Cold War, this policy was a response to a series of moves by the Soviet Union to enlarge communist influence in Eastern Europe, China, Korea, and Vietnam
Explain whether the policy of containment was successful in following: Vietnam, Korea, and china
They both spent billions and billions of dollars trying to build up huge stockpiles of nuclear weapons, and during the Cold War the United States and the Soviet Union engaged a competition to see who had the best technology in space.
Define arms race and space race. How did these two things play a role in the Cold War?
The Cuban Missile Crisis, also known as the October Crisis of 1962, the Caribbean Crisis, or the Missile Scare, was a 13-day confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union concerning, and Nikita Khrushchev agrees to remove Russian missiles from Cuba in exchange for a promise from the United States to respect Cuba's territorial sovereignty.
What was the Cuban Missile Crisis? What was the outcome
When the Soviet Union's oil and gas revenue dropped dramatically, the USSR began to lose its hold on Eastern Europe, and during the collapse of the Soviet Union, five systemic problems provided a shaky foundation on which the country could no longer rest.
What led to the fall of the USSR? What policies did the USSR pass that led to the breakup of the Soviet Union?
is a geopolitical strategy to stop the expansion of an enemy. It is best known as a Cold War foreign policy of the United States and its allies to prevent the spread of communism.
was an American foreign policy whose stated purpose was to counter Soviet geopolitical expansion during the Cold War. It was first announced to Congress by President Harry S. Truman on March 12, 1947 and further developed on July 12, 1948 when he pledged to contain threats to Greece and Turkey.
was an American initiative to aid Western Europe, in which the United States gave over $13 billion in economic assistance to help rebuild Western European economies after the end of World War II.
a powerful influential nation with a bloc of allies; specificaly, the US and the soviet Union during the cold war. This period of time following World War II is where the United States and the Soviet Union emerged as superpowers and faced off in an arms race that lasted nearly 50 years.
The fight between the Soviets and U.S. to have the best and most weapons
Chinese communist leader (1893-1976)
Ho Chi Minh
Communist leader of North Vietnam
a "curtain" split between the democratic nations and communist nations
Cuban Missile Crisis
The 1962 confrontation bewteen US and the Soviet Union over Soviet missiles in Cuba.
is an area in which treaties or agreements between nations, military powers or contending groups forbid military installations, activities or personnel
It was constructed by the germans and it was guarded concrete wall that split Berlin
Alliance composed of the United States, Canada, and Western Europe countries
A military alliance, formed in 1955, of the Soviet Union and its Eastern European satellite nations.
EEC (European Economic Community)
It was created by the treaty of Rome and it was regional organization of 1957
More than 3 million p pole, including 58,000 Americans , were killed in the conflict
a war between North and South Korea
China Kia Shek
was a political and military leader who served as the leader of the Republic of China between 1928 and 1975
A competition of space exploration between the United States and Soviet Union.
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