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AP Euro AMSCO Chapter 22- Western Prosperity and Eastern Communism
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was proposed in 1947 as a way to help Europe rebuild its industry's from World War 2.
The soviet union and other states of eastern Europe were often called this
became a prime minister of Britain in 1979
The Soviet Union and the Eastern European countries that installed Communist regimes after World War II and were dominated by the Soviet Union.
Barrier set up in 1961 to separate East and West Berlin
emerged as the supreme leader in 1956
social process of neutralizing the influence of Joseph Stalin by revising his policies and removing monuments dedicated to him and renaming places named in his honor
Seized power from Nikita Khrushchev and became leader of the Soviet Communist party in 1964. Ordered forces in to Afghanistan and Czechoslovakia.
ruling or dominant in a political or social context
A policy of reducing Cold War tensions that was adopted by the United States during the presidency of Richard Nixon.
Head of the Soviet Union from 1985 to 1991. His liberalization effort improved relations with the West, but he lost power after his reforms led to the collapse of Communist governments in eastern Europe.
was elected as president in in June 1991
severe economic problems led to joining together
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