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Became the first president of Israel

Chaim Weizmann

2

Said, "There is no substitute for victory"

General MacArthur

3

Leader of Ethiopia who was overthrown by communists

Haile Selassie I

4

Dictator of Yugoslavia the branded his own form of communism

Marshal Tito

5

Leader of the free French government during the second world war

Charles DeGaulle

6

Dictator of communist North Vietnam after Vietnam was divided

Ho Chi Minh

7

Became the leader of the Soviet Union after Stalin's death

Nikita Khrushchev

8

General who replaced MacArthur as commander of the Allied forces in Korea

Matthew Ridgeway

9

Communist leader who loose and Soviet control of Eastern Europe. He signed the intermediate nuclear forces treaty 1987 along with President Reagan.

Mikael Gorbachev

10

Succeeded Khrushchev as leader of the Soviet Union

Leonid Brezhnev

11

Met with Menachem Begin at Camp David

Anwar el Sadat

12

President of Argentina

Juan Peron

13

West German leader

Konrad Adenauer

14

President of the Russian republic

Boris Yeltsin

15

Father of the hydrogen bomb

Edward Teller

16

established the PLO

Yessir Arafat

17

Communist leader of chili

Salvador Allende

18

President Nixon's assistant for national security affairs

Henry Kissinger

19

First woman to become prime minister of Britain

Margaret Thatcher

20

Policy of racial segregation

Apartheid

21

East and west Germany were officially reunited on this day

October 3, 1990

22

Another name for the European recovery program

The Marshall plan

23

A policy of attacking communism before a contact and enslave a country

Reagan doctrine

24

In 1991 most of the former Soviet republics banded together to form this

C I S

25

Victory for the Americans put the US media portrayed it as a loss

Tee offensive

26

Provided the legal justification for US military involvement in the Vietnam conflict

Golf of Tonkin resolution

27

A major cause of the communist victory was the policy of limited warfare which prevented the Americans from using all of their resources to win

Vietnam war

28

Mao Tse-Tung launch this program to purge China of "counter-revolutionaries"and foreign influences

Cultural Revolution

29

Name the three major organizations of the United States

General assembly, security council, Secretariat.

30

Communist revolutionary of Nicaragua

Sandinista

31

reducing tension

Détente

32

Openness

Glasnost

33

Limited the production of nuclear arms

S a LT

34

Restructuring

Perestroika

35

Italian communist terrorist group

Read brigades

36

Movement of Polish nationalists

Solidarity

37

Military alliance of the Soviet union in Eastern Europe

Warsaw Pact

38

Included agreement by Israel to withdraw from this Sinai peninsula

Camp David Accord

39

This country invade the Falkland islands in 1982

Argentine

40

This republic of the Congo was renamed this in 1971

Zaire

41

The shot of this country was out by rebels in 1979

Iran

42

A nuclear reactor accident killed 23 people here on April 1986

Chernobyl

43

The African national Congress was influential in this country

South Africa

44

First African nation south of the Sahara to gain independence

Ghana

45

Island at Fidel Castro attempted to use as a military base to invade the South American mean and

Granada

46

A passenger airline, K a L007, from this country was shot down over Soviet airspace in 1983

South Korea

47

The Soviet union saw of green of this nations as the means to get eight from the west

Eastern Europe

48

Country that brutally crushed a demonstration for freedom at Tiananmen Square

China

49

The Ho Chi Minh Trail was in North Vietnamese supply trail that ran through this country

Cambodia

50

Discuss the outcome of the Chinese Civil War, include the rules of Japan, the Soviet union, and United States in your explanation. Include events during, before, and immediately after world war two

1. Communist forces under the leadership of Mao Tse-tung began fighting against the Chiang Kai-Shek Nationalist Government several years before the Japanese invaded China.

2. When the Japanese invaded, the nationalists and the Communists formed an alliance against them, but the nationalists did most of the fighting

3. After World War II, Civil War resumed. The Communists troops were well-equipped to fight because the Soviet union gave them weapons and Manchuria.

4. Although the United States had aided the nationalist before and during World War II, after the war American journalists again to support the communist; therefore, do United States attempted to negotiate peace between the two factions.

5. When the nationalists refuse to form a coalition government, United States stopped feeding the Nationalist forces

6. As a result, the nationalists were unable to withstand the comments were forced to flee to Taiwan mainland China became a communist nation.