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1

Iron curtain

East v west Europe

2

Berlin blockade/airlift

Russia surrounded Berlin to keep people from leaving we airlifted in supplies

3

Domino effect

1 country turns communist everyone else starts to turn communist too

4

NATO and Warsaw Pact

Alliances for us and Russia

5

Marshal plan

Give money to other countries so they don't turn

6

Space race

U.S. V Russia to put a man on the moon

7

Cuban missile crisis

Russia was going to bomb us

8

Nikhail gorbachev

Last leader of the SU gave some freedoms like voting

9

Berlin Wall

Seperate to keep east and west separate

10

Collapse of the Soviet Union

Went broke

11

Ideology of superpowers

USA and Russia