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US History: Unit 4 Cold War Era
Harry S. Truman
Satellite Nations
Containment
Mao Zedong
President during the Cold War and had to deal with the rising…
Communist nations in Eastern Europe under the USSR's control
American policy of resisting further expansion of communism a…
Leader of the Communist Party in China that overthrew the Nat…
Harry S. Truman
President during the Cold War and had to deal with the rising…
Satellite Nations
Communist nations in Eastern Europe under the USSR's control
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US History: Unit 4 Cold War Era
Harry S. Truman
Satellite Nations
Containment
Bomb Shelters
President during the beginning of the Cold War and had to dea…
Nations politically and economically dominated or controlled…
US policy to stop the spread of Communism
After WWII, thousands of families built these in their yards…
Harry S. Truman
President during the beginning of the Cold War and had to dea…
Satellite Nations
Nations politically and economically dominated or controlled…
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23 The Cold War Era
iron curtain
Cold War
Truman Doctrine
containment
the dividing line between Western Europe and Communist Easter…
post-World War II state of apprehension, hostility, and compe…
the principle, enunciated by Harry S. Truman, of assisting co…
the use of military, economic, diplomatic, and psychological…
iron curtain
the dividing line between Western Europe and Communist Easter…
Cold War
post-World War II state of apprehension, hostility, and compe…
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Cold War Era
UN charter in 1945
1949 was considered a "Year of Shocks"…
In 1961 the Soviets created the Berlin…
The West distrusted the U.S.S.R. because
51 nations ratified it
-1/4 of the world was Communist run countries.... -Communist lea…
to stop the E. Berliners from going to W. Berlin
-communism rejected religion and private property.... -communist…
UN charter in 1945
51 nations ratified it
1949 was considered a "Year of Shocks"…
-1/4 of the world was Communist run countries.... -Communist lea…
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Cold War Era 5.1
containment
deterrence
domino theory
"Iron Curtain" speech
A U.S. foreign policy adopted by President Harry Truman in th…
Basic feature of American foreign policy to maintain massive…
A theory that if one nation comes under Communist control, th…
Winston Churchill gave this speech at Westminster College in…
containment
A U.S. foreign policy adopted by President Harry Truman in th…
deterrence
Basic feature of American foreign policy to maintain massive…
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Cold War Era 5.2
John F Kennedy foreign policy
Johnson foreign policy
Nixon foreign policy
Carter foreign policy
limited warfare and defense planning. "flexible Response"- di…
Escalation in Vietnam; Gulf of Tonkin resolution
Nixon's most daunting foreign policy issue was the Vietnam Wa…
Support of human rights abroad. He cut off aid to Argentina a…
John F Kennedy foreign policy
limited warfare and defense planning. "flexible Response"- di…
Johnson foreign policy
Escalation in Vietnam; Gulf of Tonkin resolution
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Cold War Era sheltered
armistice
superpowers
detente
collectivization
agreement to end fighting in a war
Nations that are stronger than other powerful nations
easing of Cold War tensions in the 1970s
the pooling of peasant lands and labor
armistice
agreement to end fighting in a war
superpowers
Nations that are stronger than other powerful nations
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History- chapter 25 COLD WAR ERA
containment
Truman Doctrine
Marshall Plan
Racial segregation
preventing the spread of communism beyond its existing borders
granting aid to countries threatened by communist takeover
U.S. program that gave aid to European countries to help them…
the act of forcing a race to use separate facilities
containment
preventing the spread of communism beyond its existing borders
Truman Doctrine
granting aid to countries threatened by communist takeover
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Cold War Era
Red Scare/McCarthyism
Stalemate
Containment Policy
Communism
Fear of the Red Army (another name for the U.S.S.R. army)
When neither side in a war or disagreement can move any furth…
A strategy focused on stopping the spread of Communism
A type of economic system in which the government controls th…
Red Scare/McCarthyism
Fear of the Red Army (another name for the U.S.S.R. army)
Stalemate
When neither side in a war or disagreement can move any furth…
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ch 41 history post-cold war era
election of 1992
Legacy of the Clinton years
1992-1996
1996-2000
rep - George HW Bush (strong foreign policy but.. economy goi…
1992-1996... 1996-2000
- Newt Gingrich (speaker of house) (contract with america) -…
- 1st democrat reelected since FDR... - NAFTA (canada, mexico,…
election of 1992
rep - George HW Bush (strong foreign policy but.. economy goi…
Legacy of the Clinton years
1992-1996... 1996-2000
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Kennedy Era/Cold War
Brown vs. Board of Education
migrant farmers (migrant workers)
inspire
John F. Kennedy
a Supreme Court decision that gave African Americans the righ…
farm workers who move from place to place and work for low wa…
encourage
35th president of the United States
Brown vs. Board of Education
a Supreme Court decision that gave African Americans the righ…
migrant farmers (migrant workers)
farm workers who move from place to place and work for low wa…
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Cold War Era
baby boom
defense industry
interstate highway system
second Red Scare
refers to the first few years after World War II in which the…
In an effort to maintain a military advantage over the Soviet…
Under President Eisenhower, the US government built a series…
refers to the wave of fear about communism that existed among…
baby boom
refers to the first few years after World War II in which the…
defense industry
In an effort to maintain a military advantage over the Soviet…
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Cold War Era 5.1
containment
deterrence
domino theory
"Iron Curtain" speech
A U.S. foreign policy adopted by President Harry Truman in th…
Basic feature of American foreign policy to maintain massive…
A theory that if one nation comes under Communist control, th…
Winston Churchill gave this speech at Westminster College in…
containment
A U.S. foreign policy adopted by President Harry Truman in th…
deterrence
Basic feature of American foreign policy to maintain massive…
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History #4 - Cold War Era and Decolonization
What is containment? Was it successful…
General Timeline of the Cold War
Know what countries the African nation…
What were the goals of the independenc…
containment: U.S. strategy of limiting communism to the areas…
1947: Truman Doctrine... 1948: Marshall Plan... 1948-49: Berlin Blo…
Ghana (1957) --> Britain... Kenya (1963) --> Britain... Algeria (19…
...
What is containment? Was it successful…
containment: U.S. strategy of limiting communism to the areas…
General Timeline of the Cold War
1947: Truman Doctrine... 1948: Marshall Plan... 1948-49: Berlin Blo…
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(SS) US History: Cold War & Modern Era
Cold War
"We Didn't Start the Fire"
Causes of the Cold War
United Nations (UN)
Period after WWII marked by rivalry and tension between the t…
Song by Billy Joel that mentions the many events of the Cold…
• WWII conferences increased mistrust due to reluctance to ho…
International organization created after WWII to facilitate c…
Cold War
Period after WWII marked by rivalry and tension between the t…
"We Didn't Start the Fire"
Song by Billy Joel that mentions the many events of the Cold…
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US History 7: The Cold War Era
Yalta Conference
Potsdam Conference
Nuremberg Trials
United Nations
Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin meet in USSR to discuss post…
US, Britain, USSR meet again
Nazi officials charged with war crimes
organization of independent states formed in1945 to promote i…
Yalta Conference
Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin meet in USSR to discuss post…
Potsdam Conference
US, Britain, USSR meet again
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Cold War Era
The Red Scare
The United Nations
McCarthyism
Korean War
Americans overreact to the threat of communism and communists…
A complex organization that was created in the hopes of being…
A name for the attempt by a US senator to ferret out communis…
A conflict that did little to help anyone gain territory, but…
The Red Scare
Americans overreact to the threat of communism and communists…
The United Nations
A complex organization that was created in the hopes of being…
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History Chapter 22: Cold War Era
Iron curtain
Cold War
Truman Doctrine
Marshall Plan
World that was split into two groups: Communism, ruled by Rus…
Non-combat war between superpowers Russia and US.
US policy that sought to contain Russian expansive tendencies.
Plan to assist a deprived Western Europe with money to get ba…
Iron curtain
World that was split into two groups: Communism, ruled by Rus…
Cold War
Non-combat war between superpowers Russia and US.
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US History Era 21a: The Cold War (International)
Berlin Airlift
Berlin Blockade
Marshall Plan
Douglas MacArthur
"Operation Vittles"--the US and British response to Stalin's…
the June 1948 Soviet action that led to an airlift of supplie…
(1) 4-year, >$17 billion plan for the economic reconstruction…
(1) American general in the Pacific during WWII, oversaw 6-ye…
Berlin Airlift
"Operation Vittles"--the US and British response to Stalin's…
Berlin Blockade
the June 1948 Soviet action that led to an airlift of supplie…
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Cold War Era continues
baby boom
defense industry
interstate highway system
second Red Scare
refers to the first few years after World War II in which the…
In an effort to maintain a military advantage over the Soviet…
Under President Eisenhower, the US government built a series…
refers to the wave of fear about communism that existed among…
baby boom
refers to the first few years after World War II in which the…
defense industry
In an effort to maintain a military advantage over the Soviet…
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Cold War era
Berlin Wall
Brezhnev Doctrine
Containment policy
Cuban Missile Crisis
Separated East and West Berlin. Created East Germany, to keep…
The USSR asserted that it had the right to intervene in any c…
Established by the Truman administration in 1947 to contain S…
The closest that the US and USSR came to nuclear war (1962).…
Berlin Wall
Separated East and West Berlin. Created East Germany, to keep…
Brezhnev Doctrine
The USSR asserted that it had the right to intervene in any c…
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Calbert Cold War Era
What did the "Big Three" agree to do w…
What did the Truman Doctrine commit th…
Where was Korea divided following WWII?
What U.S. policy was aimed to keep com…
the 4 Allied Powers (U.S., Britain, France, Russia) decided t…
aid free people trying to resist armed minorities or outside…
38th Parallel
Containment
What did the "Big Three" agree to do w…
the 4 Allied Powers (U.S., Britain, France, Russia) decided t…
What did the Truman Doctrine commit th…
aid free people trying to resist armed minorities or outside…
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Russian History Final - Cold War Era to Putin
Palmrya
Manhattan Project
Trinity Test
Treatment of post-war Germany
Historic town in Syria that ISIS has taken control of.
secret project in which the development of nuclear bombs were…
the test of the first atomic bomb in New Mexico.
3 D's
Palmrya
Historic town in Syria that ISIS has taken control of.
Manhattan Project
secret project in which the development of nuclear bombs were…
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HISTORY CHAP 23 THE COLD WAR ERA
the iron curtain
the cold war
the truman doctrine
containment
communists nations of eastern europe and noncommunist western…
decades following WW2 struggles US VS. Soviet Union
a long term, firm containment of russian expansive tendencies
American policy of resisting further expansion of communism a…
the iron curtain
communists nations of eastern europe and noncommunist western…
the cold war
decades following WW2 struggles US VS. Soviet Union
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Cold War Era-politics
Winston Churchill
East Germany
Containment
Berlin Blockade
British leader who coined the term "Iron Curtain"
Country that surrounded Berlin
U.S. policy that aimed at restricting/blocking the spread of…
This was the Soviet attempt to keep any supplies from reachin…
Winston Churchill
British leader who coined the term "Iron Curtain"
East Germany
Country that surrounded Berlin
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Cold war era
International Monetary Fund
United Nations
The United Nations General Assembly
The UN Security Council
The goal of this is to gain economic stability and reduce pov…
an organization that promoted international cooperation forme…
Members of nations that address international concerns & they…
Deals with international problems- 5 members (USA, GB, FRANCE…
International Monetary Fund
The goal of this is to gain economic stability and reduce pov…
United Nations
an organization that promoted international cooperation forme…
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US History 2 Cold War Era
Yalta Conference
Soviet Expansion
Winston Churchill
Truman Doctrine
February 1945 - Allied leaders met to discuss plans for postw…
Stalin did not keep promises made at Yalta, Soviets set up Co…
Iron Curtain Speech, U.S adopts George F. Kennan's policy of…
Commitment to help nations threatened by communism and Soviet…
Yalta Conference
February 1945 - Allied leaders met to discuss plans for postw…
Soviet Expansion
Stalin did not keep promises made at Yalta, Soviets set up Co…
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PNW History: Japanese Internment and Cold War Era
Internment was when _________ were for…
Who were Japanese Americans?
Does everyone accept the term "Internm…
What do Japanese-American writers desc…
Japanese-Americans
Non-citizen immigrants and citizens
No
Concentration camps
Internment was when _________ were for…
Japanese-Americans
Who were Japanese Americans?
Non-citizen immigrants and citizens
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the cold war era
International Monetary Fund
United Nations
The United Nations General Assembly
The UN Security Council
The goal of this is to gain economic stability and reduce pov…
an organization that promoted international cooperation.
they make the policies
Deals with international problems- 5 members (USA, GB, FRANCE…
International Monetary Fund
The goal of this is to gain economic stability and reduce pov…
United Nations
an organization that promoted international cooperation.
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History baron Cold war era vocab
Satellite nation
Containment
Truman doctrine
Marshall plan
A nation that is dominated politically or economically buy a…
To contain or limit Soviet expansion
Truman statement to end communism in Greece and Turkey
The apposement of communism
Satellite nation
A nation that is dominated politically or economically buy a…
Containment
To contain or limit Soviet expansion
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HISTORY CHAP 23 THE COLD WAR ERA
the iron curtain
the cold war
the truman doctrine
containment
divison bw communists nations of eastern europe and noncommun…
decades following WW2 struggles bw US and Soviet Union
a long term but firm containment of russian expansive tendenc…
the action or policy of preventing a hostile country or influ…
the iron curtain
divison bw communists nations of eastern europe and noncommun…
the cold war
decades following WW2 struggles bw US and Soviet Union
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Cold War Era
Taft-Hartley Act
Fair Deal
closed shop
blue collar
(1947) labor law that outlawed the closed shop, prohibited fe…
Truman's proposed domestic program that aimed to raise the mi…
a working establishment where only people belonging to the un…
having to do with jobs that require physical labor
Taft-Hartley Act
(1947) labor law that outlawed the closed shop, prohibited fe…
Fair Deal
Truman's proposed domestic program that aimed to raise the mi…
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Post-Cold War Era
election of 1992
(Bill) Clinton
(Ross) Perot
(Carol) Moseley-Braun
Clinton vs. Bush. Clinton won the election because the poor e…
Democratic nominee of 1992. Al Gore was his VP. They were the…
Third party candidate in 1992. He ran a tech-company and spen…
She was the first woman ever elected to the Senate.
election of 1992
Clinton vs. Bush. Clinton won the election because the poor e…
(Bill) Clinton
Democratic nominee of 1992. Al Gore was his VP. They were the…
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Cold War Era-Beginnings
Potsdam Conference
Yalta Conference
genocide
United States and Soviet Union
Wartime meeting near Berlin where the Allies agreed on how th…
Wartime meeting in southern Soviet Union where the Allies agr…
Systematic killing of an entire people, practiced by Hitler a…
The two strongest nations of the postwar world
Potsdam Conference
Wartime meeting near Berlin where the Allies agreed on how th…
Yalta Conference
Wartime meeting in southern Soviet Union where the Allies agr…
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Cold War Era
Iron Curtain
The Berlin Airlift
Nuclear Arms Race
38th parallel
an imaginary line separating Europe's communist & non-communi…
used to help get supplies into West Berlin
the competition between the U.S. and Soviet Union for suprema…
the dividing line between North and South Korea
Iron Curtain
an imaginary line separating Europe's communist & non-communi…
The Berlin Airlift
used to help get supplies into West Berlin
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History "Pop" Quiz Friday (Cold War Era)
MacArthur
Russia and China
Pusan
Bay of Pigs and Berlin Wall
Fired by the President
Funded North Korea in War
Where American troops were pushed
Two Cold War issues of Kennedy
MacArthur
Fired by the President
Russia and China
Funded North Korea in War
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history cold war and civil rights era
how did the use of the atomic bombs in…
what is M.A.D
what does the 38th parallel represent…
after ww2, what was the major foreign…
the bombs would have destroyed both countries resulting is M.…
mutually assured destruction
dividing line between north and south korea decided by the U.…
the containment policy
how did the use of the atomic bombs in…
the bombs would have destroyed both countries resulting is M.…
what is M.A.D
mutually assured destruction
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(SS) US History: Cold War & Modern Era
Cold War
"We Didn't Start the Fire"
Causes of the Cold War
United Nations (UN)
Period after WWII marked by rivalry and tension between the t…
Song by Billy Joel that mentions the many events of the Cold…
• WWII conferences increased mistrust due to reluctance to ho…
International organization created after WWII to facilitate c…
Cold War
Period after WWII marked by rivalry and tension between the t…
"We Didn't Start the Fire"
Song by Billy Joel that mentions the many events of the Cold…
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Cold War Era - Definitions
Avro Arrow
James Cross
Peacekeeping
Pierre Elliot Trudeau
A state-of-the-art fighter plane that was developed for the R…
The British Trade Commissioner who was kidnapped by the FLQ o…
Referring to military forces whose purpose is to prevent or e…
Prime Minister of Canada He was responsible for introducing t…
Avro Arrow
A state-of-the-art fighter plane that was developed for the R…
James Cross
The British Trade Commissioner who was kidnapped by the FLQ o…
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Maritime History 10: The Cold War Era
What is the name of the first U.S. nuc…
The drastic reduction in size of the U…
The complacency of the American public…
The Soviet Union was able to subjugate…
USS Nautilus
demobilization
a widespread desire by knowledgeable leaders to return to iso…
U.S. Army was unable to contest them due to its weakness, U.S…
What is the name of the first U.S. nuc…
USS Nautilus
The drastic reduction in size of the U…
demobilization
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World History: Cold War & Modern Era
Cold War; cause and why there was no d…
United Nations; what is it and how is…
Cold War; Political Ideologies and Eco…
Why was the US involved in Korea? Outc…
-state of diplomatic hostility between the US and USSR in the…
-international peace keeping organization founded in 1945 to…
-Democracy vs Communism/Totalitarianism... -Capitalist vs Commun…
-US allies with South Korea, USSR supplied North Korea with t…
Cold War; cause and why there was no d…
-state of diplomatic hostility between the US and USSR in the…
United Nations; what is it and how is…
-international peace keeping organization founded in 1945 to…
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Cold War Era
United Nations
Cold War
Yatla
Containment Policy
Organization formed at the end of World War II to promote int…
era of confrontation and competition between the United State…
Soviet resort on the Black Sea where Roosevelt, Stalin, and C…
The invasion of South Korea was seen by Truman as a test of _…
United Nations
Organization formed at the end of World War II to promote int…
Cold War
era of confrontation and competition between the United State…
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ACCL World History: Chapter 26 (Era Overview: The Cold War and Beyond)
arms race
Cold War
containment
covert action
a competition to achieve weapons superiority
the struggle for power that took place between the United Sta…
the U.S. policy of attempting to restrict Soviet power and in…
a secret political, economic, or military operation sponsored…
arms race
a competition to achieve weapons superiority
Cold War
the struggle for power that took place between the United Sta…
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Cold War Era 5.5
Mikhail Gorbachev
Ronald Reagan and the cold war
Poland's Solidarity movement
Strategic Defence Initiative
Head of the Soviet Union from 1985 to 1991. His liberalizatio…
"Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!".The phrase evil empire…
The first non-communist union party in Poland. It was led by…
Renamed "Star Wars" by critics, a plan for defence against th…
Mikhail Gorbachev
Head of the Soviet Union from 1985 to 1991. His liberalizatio…
Ronald Reagan and the cold war
"Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!".The phrase evil empire…
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Cold War Era 5.4
NAACP
Brown v. Board of Education
massive resistance
Rosa Parks
(National Association for the Advancement of Colored People)…
1954 - The Supreme Court overruled Plessy v. Ferguson, declar…
In reaction to the Brown v. Board of Education decision of 19…
(LBJ) , United States civil rights leader who refused to give…
NAACP
(National Association for the Advancement of Colored People)…
Brown v. Board of Education
1954 - The Supreme Court overruled Plessy v. Ferguson, declar…
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WWII and Cold War Era
Benito Mussolini
Fascism
Adolf Hitler
Mein Kampf
(1883-1945) Italian leader. He founded the Italian Fascist Pa…
a nationalistic, militaristic, totalitarian movement that pro…
Austrian-born founder of the German Nazi Party and chancellor…
"My Struggle"-a book written by Adolf Hitler during his impri…
Benito Mussolini
(1883-1945) Italian leader. He founded the Italian Fascist Pa…
Fascism
a nationalistic, militaristic, totalitarian movement that pro…
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Cold War Era Vocabulary
containment
Iron Curtain
Cold War
airlift
U.S. policy to prevent and stop the spread of communism
Imaginary line that divided Western and Eastern Europe
Political struggle and competition between two superpowers: U…
Food and supplies dropped by airplanes onto the city of Berli…
containment
U.S. policy to prevent and stop the spread of communism
Iron Curtain
Imaginary line that divided Western and Eastern Europe
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Cold War Era
Residential Schools
What were the consequences of resident…
What has been done to try and make up…
Rise of the Welfare State
A school where First Nations children would be sleep, eat, an…
Children would grow up without their families, their culture,…
2008 - Prime Minister Harper apologizes on behalf of canada a…
What is it? Why did it occur after WWII? What are some progra…
Residential Schools
A school where First Nations children would be sleep, eat, an…
What were the consequences of resident…
Children would grow up without their families, their culture,…
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Cold War Era Part III
Hubert H. Humphrey
Credibility Gap
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
"Hawks" and "Doves"
The democratic nominee for the presidency in the election of…
The gap between the Johnson Administration and the American p…
Joint resolution of the US Congress passed on August 7, 1964…
Nicknames for the two opposing positions in American policy d…
Hubert H. Humphrey
The democratic nominee for the presidency in the election of…
Credibility Gap
The gap between the Johnson Administration and the American p…
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