Flashcards in 8.2 & 8.3 Deck (16):
What was the UN subcommittee who was responsible for maintaining world peace?
Who came up with the "containment" policy?
George Kennan (on quiz)
Provided economic aid that helped rebuilt Europe (our allies) and battle Communism(on quiz)
Most famous suburbia?
What did the United Nations replace?
League of Nations
What signaled the end of US isolationism?
America joining the United Nations
What was the Iron Curtain?
A physical and symbolic boundary between Soviet-controlled Eastern European nations and Democratic Western Europe
Speech about military and economic aid to nations "at risk" of falling
Group of famous black fighter pilots
FDR, Churchill, and Stalin. Allied leaders of USA, Great Britain, and USSR, met throughout war to discuss war and post-war issues
Battle of Midway
Major US victory in Pacific Ocean, halted Japanese expansion
Attacking strategic islands en route to Japan
Developed first atomic bomb
FDR and Churchill Decided on Sicily and to seek unconditional surrender
Dealt with the postwar occupation and partition of Germany