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Was started after ww2 would last more than 40 years between these two powers

The Cold War

2

The U.S. Had ___________ to protect themselves after ww2

NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)-Western Europe

3

The Soviet Union had _______ to protect themselves after ww2

Warsaw Pact-eastern europe

4

The tensions between the United States and Soviet Union was called

Iron curtain

5

_____ Berlin was democratic U.S.A

West

6

______ Berlin was communist Soviet Union

East

7

to stop the exodus east Germany built a wall in 1961 that cut off west Germany (the wall cut through Berlin and this was called. It became a key symbol of the cold air because it physically split a city in half (half being democratic and half being communist)

Berlin Wall

8

By 1953 the United States and Russia had developed _______ bombs (were more destructive than atomic bombs)

Hydrogen

9

Limited the number of nuclear weapons on each side

Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT)

10

Were missiles that could shoot down other missiles from hostile areas

Anti-Ballistic Missiles (AMBs)

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U.S. President Ronald Reagan launched a program called _______ missiles defense against nuclear attacks

Star Wars

12

After ww2 communist forces were assisting

China and Korea

13

The United States and its allies from another alliance. This alliances contained U.S., Britain, France, Australia, Pakistan, Thailand, New Zealand and the Philippines

Southeast-asia treaty organization (SEATO)

14

Central treaty organization which comprised of Britain, turkey, Iran, and Pakistan

CENTO

15

Russia created an alliance with

Africa and Asia

16

By 1959 led his guerrilla army to victory and set about transforming the country. This is known as Cuban Revolution

Fidel Castro

17

The attempt to overthrow Castro was known as

Bay of Pigs

18

Khruschev removed the nuclear weapons from ________ and the U.S. removed nuclear missiles from _______turkey

Cuba and Turkey

19

In 1956 he shocked the top of communist party members when he publicly denounced Stalin's abuse of power. He kept Stalin's communist control. It closed down prison camps and eased censorships

Nikita Khruschev

20

In these markets economies producers and consumers make economic decisions

Free market

21

The economy and market are controlled by

Supply and demand

22

The idea is to keep communism in its existing boundaries and prevent communism from expanding

Containment

23

Were designed to protect from radioactive particles that would come after a nuclear explosion

Shelters

24

This fear went so far that a United States sensation in 1950 joseph McCarthy led a hunt for suspected American communism

Red Scare

25

He became famous for charging people to be communist without any proof these types of charges and ideology became known as McCarthyism

Joseph McCarthy

26

Americans grew more affluent and many moved from life in city to suburbs

Suburbanization

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Usually consisted of single family houses that had lawns and access to good schools

Suburbs

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President Dwight Eisenhower Approved government funding to build vast interstate. This allowed for further suburbanization because Americans now could work in the city and drive home to the suburbs

Highway System

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Forced separation (in schools and homes)

Segregation

30

Which is unequal treatment in jobs, voting and social life

Discrimination