$500 Question from Category 1 _____________ is the movement of the 1950’s opposed to Communism. Innocent people were subjected to unfair investigations. This term is used to label someone who makes accusations without real evidence.
$100 Question from Category 3 Why were the United States and the U.S.S.R. (Soviet Union) on opposite sides of the Cold War?
$100 Answer from Category 3 they believed in different systems of government and economy
$200 Question from Category 3 The United States, the countries of Europe, and many other countries around the world wanted to make sure that communism did not spread. What organization was formed to stop the spread of communism?
$200 Answer from Category 3 NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)
$300 Question from Category 3 In 1946, Winston Churchill declared that an “Iron Curtain” has descended across Europe. What was Churchill referring to?
$300 Answer from Category 3 The separation of the communist countries in Eastern Europe and the democratic nations in the West
$400 Question from Category 3 Why was the Berlin Airlift necessary and how successful was it?
$400 Answer from Category 3 The Berlin Airlift was necessary because the Soviets had set up a blockade to stop all food and supplies from getting into West Berlin in an effort to make them communism.
$500 Question from Category 3 In the 1950’s, Korea fought a civil war over the spread of communism. Communists from the north tried to take over the south. What role did the U.S. play in this war?
$500 Answer from Category 3 the U.S. and its allies joined the fight to keep communism from spreading.
$100 Question from Category 4 Why was the Berlin Wall built?
$100 Answer from Category 4 To keep East Germans from entering West Germany.
$200 Question from Category 4 The ______________ between the U.S. and U.S.S.R was the rush to build thousands of atomic bombs.
$300 Question from Category 4 What was the result of the Korean War?
$300 Answer from Category 4 North Korea and South Korea remain two independent nations still today
$400 Question from Category 4 The Cold War between the US and USSR was a rivalry between what two forms of government?
$400 Answer from Category 4 Democracy and Communism
$500 Question from Category 4 What was the Cuban Missile Crises and what was the result?
$500 Answer from Category 4 The Cuban Missile Crises was when the USSR put missile bases in Cuba putting fear in Americans that a nuclear war would break out. JFK launched a blockade on all ships entering Cuba which resulted in the USSR taking their bases down.