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The Cold War The period of political tension and mistrust between Western and Eastern nations following WWII.
Between what two nations was the Cold War primarily between? United States Soviet Union
The Truman Doctrine What policy gave money to countries threatened by Communist expansion?
What plan gave $13 million to war- torn Europe to prevent the spread of Communism? Marshall Plan
What term refers to a country that in economically and politically dependent on another country? Satellite state
In what city was the wall built that divided East and West? Berlin
What event was a result of the Soviets establishing a blockade around the western half of Germany? Berlin airlift
What is the term describing the competition to build up armies and weapons? Arms Race
What policy held that huge arsenals of nuclear weapons on both sides prevented war? Deterrence
What other race led to intense competition between the United States and Soviet Union? The Space Race
The Soviet union reached space first with an unmanned satellite known as what? Sputnik –U.S. citizens now feared that the Soviet Union was ahead of the United States in missile technology.
The United States reached the moon first in 1969. Who was the first man to walk on the moon? Neil Armstrong
What organization was formed after WWII to protect Western European nations if any of them were attacked? NATO –North Atlantic Treaty Organization
The Soviet Union countered this treaty by creating it own alliance agreement know as? The Warsaw Pact
Who took control of the Soviet government during the first years of the Cold War? Nikita Khrushchev
A civil war in what country led to increased tensions between the Soviet Union and Great Britain. Greece
Name the event in which the United States tried to overthrown the Cuban Government. The Bay of Pigs
What event caused a near nuclear war between the U.S. and U.S.S.R.? The Cuban Missile Crisis
What theory stated that if one nation fell to Communism the surrounding nations would do the same? Domino Theory
U.S. fears about Communism spreading increased when what nation fell to Communism? China
What process did Khrushchev put into place to help the Soviet Union move forward? De-Stalinization
In what system is the government responsible for providing citizens with services and a minimal standard of living? Welfare State
Which President was assassinated on November 22, 1963? John F. Kennedy
What movement became a serious issue in the United States during the 1960s and 70s? Civil Rights Movement
Who was the leader of the Civil Rights Movement? Martin Luther King Jr.
Which U.S. President signed the Civil Rights Act? Lyndon B. Johnson
What term describes a society preoccupied with purchasing goods? Consumer Society
Which U.S. Senator led the “Red Scare” which was a movement to expose Soviet subversion? Joseph McCarthy
At which University were 4 students killed during an anti-war protest? Kent State University
What two wars resulted from tension between the Soviet Union and United States Korean and Vietnam
Which Communist nation was able to stay outside the reaches of Soviet control? Yugoslavia
1949 China Turns Communist.
Cold War and Postwar Changes
LET’S PLAY JEOPARDY!! VocabularyPeopleEventsTrivia Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Jeopardy.
Early Years of the Cold War Yalta Conference –Churchill, Stalin, Roosevelt –Germany divided –Poland “free elections” United Nations.
COLD WAR QUIZ. KNOW YOUR VOCABULARY! What was the name of the plan that provided $13 billion dollars in economic aid to European countries?
The Cold War UNIT 10 REVIEW. What group took over in Russia after Tsar Nicholas?
The Cold War. The Iron Curtain Truman Doctrine U.S. President was concerned about Soviet expansion into eastern Europe –Truman Doctrine US will provide.
Chapter 20- Cold War & Postwar Challenges Chapter 20 Review.
The Cold War from As you move through the PowerPoint, take notes on your timeline. Some topics also require reading excerpts from the textbook.
The Cold War. Confrontation of the Super Powers Suspicious of one another’s motives the US and USSR became rivals US and G. Britain pushed for self determination.
Begin $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 IMPORTANT EVENTS EVENTSIMPORTANTPEOPLE ASIA AND THE COLD WAR COLD WAR USA AND THE COLD WAR OTHER KEY TERMS.
$2 $5 $10 $20 $1 $2 $5 $10 $20 $1 $2 $5 $10 $20 $1 $2 $5 $10 $20 $1 $2 $5 $10 $20 $1 The Cold War Continued The Korean War The Vietnam War The Cuban Missile.
COLD WAR Mr. Duggan/ world history. DEVELOPMENT OF THE COLD WAR After WW2 Soviet Union and United States emerge as superpowers Suspicious over each.
The Cold War and Postwar Era World History Chapter 20 C. Simmons.
Lesson 1 1. In 1949, a number of European countries formed a military alliance with the United States and Canada to provide mutual help if attacked. NATO.
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Cold War. Origins of Cold War World War II sets stage for Cold War World War II sets stage for Cold War U.S. and Soviet Union emerge as competing super.
The Cold War What is it? Cold = tensions Cold = tensions Tension b/w USA & Soviet Union Tension b/w USA & Soviet Union Democracy v. Communism.
The Cold War Definition: A period of tension and hostility between the USA and the former Soviet Union from No actual fighting.
The Cold War. What was the “Cold” War? Intense political rivalry and mistrust between the U.S. and the Soviet Union Intense political rivalry and mistrust.
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