Flashcards in chapter 26-The Cold War Begins Deck (40):
US Policy to stop the spread of communism is called
___ is the term associated with attempts to uncover communist agents in the US government
There were Loyalty Review Programs started by President Truman to identify possible communists in government positions in the late 1940s and early 1950s during the time known as the ____
Red Scare or McCarthyism
The Soviets developed an _____ in 1949.
_____ has a communist revolution in 1949
The _____ was to bring aid to Berlin when it was blockaded by the Communists in 1948.
The ____ was to send economic aid to Western Europe in the late 1940s so they would be less likely to embrace communism
The ______ sent military aid to North Korea during the Korean War
China and Soviet Union
Harry Truman first send military assistance to ___ and ___ as his moves to contain the spread of communism in Euorpe
Greece and Turkey
the _____ declare war on Japan just before the final atomic bomb drops on Nagasaki
These three Allied leaders met at Postdam Conference in 1945
Truman, Stalin, Atlee
At Postdam, Harry Truman informs the allies of the ____
At Postdam, _____ does not follow his promises made at Yalta to allow free elections in Eastern Europe
These three Allied leaders met at Yalta in February 1945
Roosevelt, Stalin, Churchill
Germany was to be divided into four zones after WW II occupied by these three armies.
US, Soviets, Great Britain and France
Stalin promises ____ for Eastern Europe at Yalta
By 1948, the US, Great Britain, and French zones of occupation form ___
The Soviet occupied zone of Germany becomes known as ____
What divides Europe after World War II?
An Iron Curtain
Who announced the Iron Curtain?
This was formed to maintain defense for West Europe following WW II.
This military alliance was formed by the Soviets and its satellite nations following WW II.
East Europe became known as ___
The Communist Bloc
The Korean War ends and a separation line is established along the _____.
Nationalist China is also known as ____
During the ______ hearings, Joseph McCarthy was censured by Congress
Eisenhower threatened the Soviets with an counter attack using "everything in the bucket" to protect our English and French allies during the _____
Eisenhower's new look military option included _____ strategy
Eisenhower's spies included using the ____.
The US uncovered Soviet spy rings in a operation known today as ____
The US responded to the Soviet Sputnik satellite with _____
In 1953, the US developed a more massive nuclear bomb called _____
The Hydrogen Bomb
Many Americans built ______ for promised protection from radiation and nuclear attacks during the 1950s and 1960s.
Eisenhower warned the American people of the threat posed by the ________ during his farewell address as president stating it would lead America into an unnecessary war.
The Military Industrial Complex
In 1960, there was to be a US/Soviet peace summit but it was cancelled due to the ____.
U-2 Spy Plane incident
He was the leader of the Soviet Union from 1927 to 1954.
He was leader of the Soviet Union from 1955-1964.
He was leader of the Soviet Union from 1965-1980
A democratic uprising in _____ in 1956 was crushed by the Soviet military.