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World History Cold War
cold war
containment
domino theory
Iron Curtain
intense economic political military and ideological rivalry b…
USA did not let communism spread
idea that if one country fails to communism other surrounding…
(HT) , Term used by Churchill in 1946 to describe the line of…
cold war
intense economic political military and ideological rivalry b…
containment
USA did not let communism spread
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World history cold war
Cold war
United Nations
Satellite Nation
Containment
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The…
an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promo…
a state dominated politically and economically by a more powe…
American policy of resisting further expansion of communism a…
Cold war
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The…
United Nations
an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promo…
28 terms
Cold War World History
Cold War
Truman Doctrine
Marshall Plan
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
A state of tension and hostility between the United States an…
The United States policy trying to contain the spread of comm…
Massive aid package offered by the United States to Europe to…
a military alliance between allies of the United States to pr…
Cold War
A state of tension and hostility between the United States an…
Truman Doctrine
The United States policy trying to contain the spread of comm…
28 terms
Cold War (World History)
Cold war
United Nations
Satellite Nation
Containment
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The…
an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promo…
a state dominated politically and economically by a more powe…
American policy of resisting further expansion of communism a…
Cold war
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The…
United Nations
an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promo…
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World history cold war
Cold war
United Nations
Satellite Nation
Containment
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The…
an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promo…
a state dominated politically and economically by a more powe…
American policy of stopping further expansion of communism ar…
Cold war
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The…
United Nations
an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promo…
28 terms
World history cold war
Cold war
United Nations
Satellite Nation
Containment
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The…
an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promo…
a state dominated politically and economically by a more powe…
American policy of resisting further expansion of communism a…
Cold war
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The…
United Nations
an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promo…
25 terms
World History: Cold War
Cold War
Truman Doctrine
Marshall Plan
Eisenhower Doctrine
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The…
Common name for the Cold War strategy of containment versus t…
A United States program of economic aid for the reconstructio…
Policy of the US that it would defend the Middle East against…
Cold War
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The…
Truman Doctrine
Common name for the Cold War strategy of containment versus t…
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Cold War - World History
Communism
Containment
Sputnik
Bay of Pigs
The system of government in the Soviet Union
The policy of the USA to stop the spread of Communism
The name of the first satellite that orbited the Earth.
A failed attempt by the United States to overthrow Fidel Cast…
Communism
The system of government in the Soviet Union
Containment
The policy of the USA to stop the spread of Communism
56 terms
World History: Cold War
Stalin
Truman
Churchill
McCarthy
Soviet leader during and after WW2
US President immediately following WW2
British Prime Minister during WW2
US Senator responsible for the Red Scare of the early '50s
Stalin
Soviet leader during and after WW2
Truman
US President immediately following WW2
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World History: Cold War
Cold War
cause of Truman doctrine
Truman Doctrine
Berlin airlift
the struggle for power and control between two nations with d…
Soviet-backed communists threatened the governments of Greece…
the U.S.' pledge to provide economic and military aid to coun…
organized by Western leaders as a massive effort to supply We…
Cold War
the struggle for power and control between two nations with d…
cause of Truman doctrine
Soviet-backed communists threatened the governments of Greece…
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World History Cold War
East/West
Iron Curtain
NATO
Warsaw Pact
North & East are communist, South & West are democratic and c…
Winston Churchill's term for the Cold War division between th…
an international organization created in 1949 by the North At…
treaty signed in 1945 that formed an alliance of the Eastern…
East/West
North & East are communist, South & West are democratic and c…
Iron Curtain
Winston Churchill's term for the Cold War division between th…
25 terms
World History Cold War
Iron Curtain
Containment
Warsaw Pact
The Berlin Wall
Dividing line across Europe between the Communist East and De…
Goal of not letting Soviet-influence expand
"Military Agreement" that Stalin abused in order to exert his…
Demonstrated the weakness of communism, because it showed tha…
Iron Curtain
Dividing line across Europe between the Communist East and De…
Containment
Goal of not letting Soviet-influence expand
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World History Cold War
Cold war
United Nations
Satellite Nation
Containment
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The…
an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promo…
a state dominated politically and economically by a more powe…
American policy of resisting further expansion of communism a…
Cold war
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The…
United Nations
an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promo…
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World History Cold War
Cold war
United Nations
Satellite Nation
Containment
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The…
an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promo…
a state dominated politically and economically by a more powe…
American policy of resisting further expansion of communism a…
Cold war
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The…
United Nations
an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promo…
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World History Cold War
containment
Marshall Plan
NATO
Cold War
U.S. policy (made by President Truman) in the late 1940s, in…
A United States program of economic aid to help rebuild Europ…
Alliance of the allied powers, all non-Communist, against the…
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The…
containment
U.S. policy (made by President Truman) in the late 1940s, in…
Marshall Plan
A United States program of economic aid to help rebuild Europ…
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World History--The Cold War
The Cold War
Soviet Union (1921-1991)
containment, "Red Scare"
Nuclear Arms race (Mutually Assured De…
a state of political and military tension after World War II…
the Power in the Cold War
U.S policy to prevent communism from spreading
possible that war breaks out and destroying the world
The Cold War
a state of political and military tension after World War II…
Soviet Union (1921-1991)
the Power in the Cold War
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World History Cold War Test
How did WWII contribute to the develop…
Which United States policy was aimed a…
What was the name of the alliance esta…
What led the Soviets to blockade West…
The war left the Soviet Union and the United States, with con…
Truman Doctrine
Warsaw Pact
a reunification of the three Western zones of Germany
How did WWII contribute to the develop…
The war left the Soviet Union and the United States, with con…
Which United States policy was aimed a…
Truman Doctrine
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World history cold war
Cold war
United Nations
Satellite Nation
Containment
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The…
an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promo…
a state dominated politically and economically by a more powe…
American policy of resisting further expansion of communism a…
Cold war
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The…
United Nations
an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promo…
48 terms
World History: Cold War
Cold War
cause of Truman doctrine
Truman Doctrine
Berlin airlift
the struggle for power and control between two nations with d…
Soviet-backed communists threatened the governments of Greece…
the U.S.' pledge to provide economic and military aid to coun…
organized by Western leaders as a massive effort to supply We…
Cold War
the struggle for power and control between two nations with d…
cause of Truman doctrine
Soviet-backed communists threatened the governments of Greece…
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Modern World History Cold War
containment
Marshall Plan
NATO
Cold War
U.S. policy (made by President Truman) in the late 1940s, in…
A United States program of economic aid to help rebuild Europ…
Alliance of the allied powers, all non-Communist, against the…
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The…
containment
U.S. policy (made by President Truman) in the late 1940s, in…
Marshall Plan
A United States program of economic aid to help rebuild Europ…
131 terms
World History Cold War
United States and Soviet Union
Yalta
United Nations
Security Council
These two countries were allies during WW2, but became enemie…
In this city, the United States, Soviet Union, and Britain me…
The international organization that was intended to protect I…
An 11- member body of the UN had the most power of the organi…
United States and Soviet Union
These two countries were allies during WW2, but became enemie…
Yalta
In this city, the United States, Soviet Union, and Britain me…
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COLD WAR/WORLD HISTORY
the crucial orgins of the cold war lay…
When the Soviet Union denied the US, B…
soviet specialist George F. Kennan fra…
the fundamental idea of president Trum…
Eastern Europe
organizing a gigantic airlift of supplies to Berlin
containment
Soviet expansion should be blocked by firm but not aggressive…
the crucial orgins of the cold war lay…
Eastern Europe
When the Soviet Union denied the US, B…
organizing a gigantic airlift of supplies to Berlin
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World History. Cold War Vocab.
Marshall Plan
Truman Doctrine
Cold War
Iron Curtain
A United States program of economic aid for the reconstructio…
1947, President Truman's policy of providing economic and mil…
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The…
A political barrier that isolated the peoples of Eastern Euro…
Marshall Plan
A United States program of economic aid for the reconstructio…
Truman Doctrine
1947, President Truman's policy of providing economic and mil…
World history:Cold War
U.S.S.R.
Cold War
Satellite
Iron curtain
A communist country which had Russia as its biggest territory.
A struggle between the U.S.S.R. and the U.S. For world suprem…
A country that is controlled by another country.
First used by Winston Churchill to talk about the communist b…
U.S.S.R.
A communist country which had Russia as its biggest territory.
Cold War
A struggle between the U.S.S.R. and the U.S. For world suprem…
20 terms
world history: cold war
economies: USA
economies: USSR
cold war in asia: china
cold war in asia: communism in china
freedom... - free enterprise economy (mostly capitalist free bus…
equality... - communist economy (government controls everything)…
- spheres of influence in early 1900s (people unhappy)... - empe…
- Mao Zedong covets peasant support... "the people are the water…
economies: USA
freedom... - free enterprise economy (mostly capitalist free bus…
economies: USSR
equality... - communist economy (government controls everything)…
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World History: Cold War
Yalta Conference
United Nations
Security Council
Iron Curtain
Meeting between U.S., Great Britain, and the Soviet Union.
International Organization that protects against aggression.(…
Settles disputes with the military.(15 members)
Division between Communist (east) and Democratic (west)
Yalta Conference
Meeting between U.S., Great Britain, and the Soviet Union.
United Nations
International Organization that protects against aggression.(…
129 terms
World History Cold War
United States and Soviet Union
Yalta
Soviet Union
Security Council
These two countries were allies during WW2, but became enemie…
In this city, the United States, Soviet Union, and Britain me…
The international organization that was intended to protect I…
An 11- member body of the UN had the most power of the organi…
United States and Soviet Union
These two countries were allies during WW2, but became enemie…
Yalta
In this city, the United States, Soviet Union, and Britain me…
51 terms
World History - Cold War
Superpowers
Anti ballistic missiles
Ronald Reagan
Détente
Nations stronger than other powerful nations
Missiles that can shoot down other missiles from hostile coun…
President of United States from 1980 to 1988
Relaxation of Cold War tensions
Superpowers
Nations stronger than other powerful nations
Anti ballistic missiles
Missiles that can shoot down other missiles from hostile coun…
32 terms
World history the Cold War
USSR
Cold war
Satellite
Iron curtain
A communist country which had russia as its biggest territory
A struggle between the USSR and the U.S. for world supremacy
A country which is controlled by another country
First used by Winston Churchill to talk about the communist b…
USSR
A communist country which had russia as its biggest territory
Cold war
A struggle between the USSR and the U.S. for world supremacy
26 terms
world history: cold war
Yalta Conference
United Nations
The Iron Curtain (who coined the term?…
Containment Policy
a meeting between the US, Britain, and USSR where they agreed…
an international peacekeeping organization founded in 1945 to…
coined by Truman; represented Europe's division into mostly d…
policy directed at blocking Soviet influence and stopping the…
Yalta Conference
a meeting between the US, Britain, and USSR where they agreed…
United Nations
an international peacekeeping organization founded in 1945 to…
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World History Cold War
Fidel Castro
Why did the U.S engage in proxy wars?
Proxy War
Where was Korea divided
Cuba dictator,made Cuba an communist country.Made Cuba a dict…
Due to belief of the domino theory
when the powers use a third party as a subsitute for fighting…
At the 38 degrees line
Fidel Castro
Cuba dictator,made Cuba an communist country.Made Cuba a dict…
Why did the U.S engage in proxy wars?
Due to belief of the domino theory
27 terms
World History - Cold War
Veto power
United Nations
Nuremberg trials
General assembly
Power to defeat a measure with one single vote
Organization of nations to keep peace through collective secu…
Postwar trials of mask leaders charged with crimes against pe…
One body of the United Nations, comprised of any nation that…
Veto power
Power to defeat a measure with one single vote
United Nations
Organization of nations to keep peace through collective secu…
33 terms
Cold War - World History
superpowers
Truman doctrine
Marshall plan
satellite states
military power + political influence, US +SU
us would provide money to countries threatened by communist o…
european recovery program
country that is economically and politically dependent on ano…
superpowers
military power + political influence, US +SU
Truman doctrine
us would provide money to countries threatened by communist o…
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World History-Cold War
Yalta Conference
United nations
Iron Curtain
Containment
Meeting of British Prime Minister Winston Churchhill, soviet…
International peacekeeping organization founded in 1945 to pr…
The boundary separating the communist nations of Eastern Euro…
United States policy of multiple strategies to prevent spread…
Yalta Conference
Meeting of British Prime Minister Winston Churchhill, soviet…
United nations
International peacekeeping organization founded in 1945 to pr…
26 terms
World History cold war
cold war
Korean war
Vietnam
Iron curtain speech
1946-1991
1948-1953
1963-1975
Winston Churchill, 1946... -blames Russia/Stalin... -separation by…
cold war
1946-1991
Korean war
1948-1953
129 terms
World History Cold War
United States and Soviet Union
Yalta
Soviet Union
Security Council
These two countries were allies during WW2, but became enemie…
In this city, the United States, Soviet Union, and Britain me…
The international organization that was intended to protect I…
An 11- member body of the UN had the most power of the organi…
United States and Soviet Union
These two countries were allies during WW2, but became enemie…
Yalta
In this city, the United States, Soviet Union, and Britain me…
20 terms
world history cold war
McCarthy
Pol Pot
Fidel Castro
Nikita Krushev
Attacked many influential actors for being Communist (black l…
Cambodian leader S-21 led the Khmer Rouge
Cuban Dictator during Cuban Missile crisis
Soviet leader during cuban missile crisis. Allied cuba
McCarthy
Attacked many influential actors for being Communist (black l…
Pol Pot
Cambodian leader S-21 led the Khmer Rouge
48 terms
Cold War (World History)
Cold War
Yalta Conference
United Nations
Iron Curtain
the state of political hostility between the Soviet bloc coun…
a meeting of British prime minister Winston Churchill, Soviet…
an international organization formed in 1945 to increase poli…
the notional barrier separating the former Soviet bloc and th…
Cold War
the state of political hostility between the Soviet bloc coun…
Yalta Conference
a meeting of British prime minister Winston Churchill, Soviet…
91 terms
World history Cold War
Militarism
Triple alliance
Triple Entente
Central Powers
Policy of glorifying military power, preparing army
Germany, Austria-Hungary, Italy. 1882
British, France, Russia. 1907
Germany, Austria-Hungary are powers
Militarism
Policy of glorifying military power, preparing army
Triple alliance
Germany, Austria-Hungary, Italy. 1882
41 terms
World History Cold War
Fidel Castro
Ayatollah Khomeini
Ho Chi Minh
Ngo Dinh Diem
Cuba, Communist
Iran, Republic
Vietnam, Communist
South Vietnam, Republic
Fidel Castro
Cuba, Communist
Ayatollah Khomeini
Iran, Republic
29 terms
Tollefson Modern World History Cold War
containment
Marshall Plan
NATO
Cold War
U.S. policy (made by President Truman) in the late 1940s, in…
A United States program of economic aid to help rebuild Europ…
Alliance of the allied powers, all non-Communist, against the…
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The…
containment
U.S. policy (made by President Truman) in the late 1940s, in…
Marshall Plan
A United States program of economic aid to help rebuild Europ…
29 terms
Cold War- World History
Yalta Conference
Joseph Stalin
Joe McCarthy
Cuban Missile Crisis
When the United Nations came along. They thought it was bette…
Soviet leader. Agreed to join war vs Japan. Promised that Eas…
Was the symbol for the Americans during the Red Scare. Spent…
The Bay of Pigs failed and leader Nikita (of the Soviets) kne…
Yalta Conference
When the United Nations came along. They thought it was bette…
Joseph Stalin
Soviet leader. Agreed to join war vs Japan. Promised that Eas…
37 terms
Cold War - World History
Churchill calls the influence of the S…
After Germany s divided, Berlin ends u…
What is the Nickname given to Russia a…
The idea that if one country falls to…
Iron Curtain
Soviet Union
Communist Bloc
Domino Theory
Churchill calls the influence of the S…
Iron Curtain
After Germany s divided, Berlin ends u…
Soviet Union
25 terms
World history Cold War
Cold war
Iron curtain
Superpower
Communism
a state of political hostility between countries characterize…
the notional barrier separating the former Soviet bloc and th…
a state with a dominant position and international relations,…
a political theory derived from Karl Marx, advocating class w…
Cold war
a state of political hostility between countries characterize…
Iron curtain
the notional barrier separating the former Soviet bloc and th…
24 terms
Cold War- World History
Yalta Conference
Joseph Stalin
Joe McCarthy
Cuban Missile Crisis
When the United Nations was created. Leaders of the U.S., Bri…
Soviet leader. Lead Soviet Union during and after WWII to the…
Was the symbol for the Americans during the Red Scare. Spent…
Khrushchev secretly built 42 missile sits in Cuba. U.S. spy p…
Yalta Conference
When the United Nations was created. Leaders of the U.S., Bri…
Joseph Stalin
Soviet leader. Lead Soviet Union during and after WWII to the…
20 terms
World History Cold War
yalta conference
creation of United Nations
US goals
Soviet Union goals
- Churchill, Stalin, Roosevelt... - Feb. 1945... - divide Germany i…
- established to save succeeding generations from the scourag…
- encourages democracy... - increases trade... - rebuild European g…
- encourages spread of communism... - protect Soviet Borders... - r…
yalta conference
- Churchill, Stalin, Roosevelt... - Feb. 1945... - divide Germany i…
creation of United Nations
- established to save succeeding generations from the scourag…
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World History: The Cold War
The US -> Truman... The SU -> Stalin
Germany and Austria
P: focused on preventing the spread of…
P: to support free peoples who are res…
Identify the superpowers of the Cold War period and each lead…
Identify nations that were divided into occupational zones un…
What was the purpose of the containment policy and who benefi…
What was the purpose of the Truman doctrine and who benefited…
The US -> Truman... The SU -> Stalin
Identify the superpowers of the Cold War period and each lead…
Germany and Austria
Identify nations that were divided into occupational zones un…
28 terms
World History "Cold War"
Who was Mikhail Gorbachev
How did Mikhail Gorbachev indirectly b…
What type of reforms did Mikhail Gorba…
Glasnost
Became president of the USSR in 1985 and he put in reforms be…
Because he introduced the glasnost and perestroika reforms th…
He introduced glasnost and perestroika reforms
called for openness within the country and the end of censors…
Who was Mikhail Gorbachev
Became president of the USSR in 1985 and he put in reforms be…
How did Mikhail Gorbachev indirectly b…
Because he introduced the glasnost and perestroika reforms th…
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World History Cold War
At the Yalta Conference, the decision…
How was the Soviet Union able to begin…
After World War II, Western Europe bec…
After World War II, why did the Soviet…
form an alliance to defeat Hitler
Soviet troops were already stationed in Eastern Europe during…
the Soviet Union
The Soviet Union believed a divided Germany could not start a…
At the Yalta Conference, the decision…
form an alliance to defeat Hitler
How was the Soviet Union able to begin…
Soviet troops were already stationed in Eastern Europe during…
56 terms
World History Cold War
The 2 sides of the cold war were.
The USA are what.
What did Stalin do to the countries he…
What did America do to help stop commu…
Communist vs. Capitalist
Capitalist
Took control of some countries and took away their human righ…
The USA gave millions of dollars to help countries not be con…
The 2 sides of the cold war were.
Communist vs. Capitalist
The USA are what.
Capitalist
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