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Arts and Humanities
Intro to Cold War
Introduction to Cold War
Terms in this set (15)
A United States program of economic aid for the reconstruction of Europe (1948-1952); part of the Truman Doctrine
This country was divided into four zones following WW2
July 26, 1945 - Allied leaders Truman, Stalin and Churchill met in Germany to set up zones of control and to inform the Japanese that if they refused to surrender at once, they would face total destruction.
Became president when FDR died; gave the order to drop the atomic bomb
Communist dictator of the Soviet Union
A wall separating East and West Berlin built by East Germany in 1961 to keep citizens from escaping to the West
Alliance of democratic nations around the Atlantic Ocean which promised to defend one another in case of communist attack
An alliance between the Soviet Union and other Eastern European nations. This was in response to the NATO
American policy of resisting further expansion of communism around the world
Cuban Missile Crisis
The 1962 confrontation between US and the Soviet Union over Soviet missiles in Cuba.
A theory that if one nation comes under Communist control, then neighboring nations will also come under Communist control.
An international organization formed after WWII to promote international peace, security, and cooperation.
A Communist nation, consisting of Russia and 14 other states, that existed from 1922 to 1991.
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The nations never directly confronted each other on the battlefield but deadly threats went on for years.
President Truman's policy of providing economic and military aid to any country threatened by communism or totalitarian ideology; set up containment policy
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