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ch 19 Cold War ❄️❄️🌀🌀⛄️⛄️⛄️⛄️🌀🌀❄️❄️
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Country occupying the northern part of the Korean Peninsula.
Country occupying the southern part of the Korean Peninsula.
Harry S. Truman
He worked to stengthen the nations of Western Europe, NATO, Marshal plan.
He was a general in World War II and he drove the North Koreans back.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
He worked to end the Korean War.
John F. Kennedy
He spent much of his time dealing with Cold War conflicts and the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Lyndon B. Johnson
He took John F. Kennedys place after he was assassinated.
International organization formed in 1945 to promote peace and end conflicts.
Political and economic system in which the government owns all businesses and land.
Struggle between the United States and the Soviet Union that was fought with ideas, words, and money instead of soldiers.
Imaginary border dividing Europe into communist and noncommunist countries after World War II.
War between North Korea and South Korea lasting from 1950 to 1953. United States fought with South Korea to stop the spread of communism.
Cuban Missile Crisis
Conflict between the United States and the Soveiet Union over nuclear missiles in Cuba.
Countries hurrying to build more powerful weapons.
Capital of Alabama, site of bus boycott in 1955-1956.
Capital of the United States
First African American Supreme Court justice, served from 1967 to 1991.
(1913-2005) Civil rights leader arrested for protesting bus segregation in Montgomery, Alabama, in 1955. Her actions helped end the segregation of public buses.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
(1929-1968) Minister and Civil rights leader during the 1950's and 1960's. He believed in peaceful protests.
(1925-1965) Civil rights leader in the 1960's; believe African Americans should rely on themselves.
Sandra Day O'Connor
(1930- ) First woman to serve on the Supreme Court, she was appointed in 1981.
(1927-1993) Leader of the struggle to improve life for migrant farm workers.
(1930- ) Mexican American leader who worked to improve life for migrant farm workers.
Rights guaranteed to all citizens by the Constitution.
country in southwest Asia, west of Iran.
country in Central Asia, between Pakistan and Iran.
1911-2004 Fortieth Presedent of the United States, 1981-1989.
1931 Leader of the Soviet Union in the 1980s; began reforming the country to give peaple more political and economic freedom.
1924 Forty-first Presendent of the United States, 1989-1993.
1937 Highest-ranking American military leader during the Presian Gulf War. In 2001, became first African American secretary of state.
1946 Forty-second Presedent of the United States, 1993-2001.
First women to serve as United States secretary of state appointed in 1997.
George W. Bush
1946 Became forty-third President of the United States in 2001; son of Prestident George H. Bush.
Persian Gulf War
War involving the United States and it's allies against Iraq in 1991.
Worldwide network of computers; become popular in the 1990s.
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