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Flashcards in 8.2 & 8.3 Deck (16):
1

What was the UN subcommittee who was responsible for maintaining world peace?

Security council
(On Quiz)

2

Who came up with the "containment" policy?

George Kennan (on quiz)

3

Marshall Plan

Provided economic aid that helped rebuilt Europe (our allies) and battle Communism(on quiz)

4

Most famous suburbia?

Levittown

5

What did the United Nations replace?

League of Nations

6

What signaled the end of US isolationism?

America joining the United Nations

7

What was the Iron Curtain?

A physical and symbolic boundary between Soviet-controlled Eastern European nations and Democratic Western Europe

8

Truman Doctrine

Speech about military and economic aid to nations "at risk" of falling

9

Group of famous black fighter pilots

Tuskegee Airmen

10

"Big Three"

FDR, Churchill, and Stalin. Allied leaders of USA, Great Britain, and USSR, met throughout war to discuss war and post-war issues

11

Battle of Midway

Major US victory in Pacific Ocean, halted Japanese expansion

12

Island hopping

Attacking strategic islands en route to Japan

13

Manhattan Project

Developed first atomic bomb

14

Casablanca Conference

FDR and Churchill Decided on Sicily and to seek unconditional surrender

15

Yalta

Dealt with the postwar occupation and partition of Germany

16

What were the two cities the United States dropped the atomic bomb on?

Hiroshima and Nagasaki
(On quiz)