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Containment

Primary US foreign policy from the Truman doctrine

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Goal of the Truman doctrine

Block the expansion of soviet influence into Greece and Turkey

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Marshall plan

Program of economic aid and preventing spread of soviet influence

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NATO

A defensive military alliance, a break from America's isolation

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Soviet unions response to NATO

Formation of the Warsaw Pact

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Warsaw Pact

Alliance of European nations against NATO

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Berlin airlift

Airlift of food supplies and fuel into West Berlin

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The EEC

Know as the common market Eliminated trade barriers

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Charles de Gaulle

Established the fifth French Republic

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De Gaulle did what with NATO

Withdrew France from NATO

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Stalins 5 year plan

Emphasized extensive industrialization

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Khrushchev's secret speech

Khrushchev attacks Stalin and his reign of terror

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De-stalinization

Khrushchev's plan to produce more consumer goods, curb the power of the secret police, and grant freedom to writers and intellectuals

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Starts space race

Launching of Sputnik

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Berlin Wall

Stopped flow of refugees into Berlin

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De-Stalinization's effect on Eastern Europe

Raised hop for freedom

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Leader of the Soviet Union in 1985

Gorbachev

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Glasnost

Gorbachev's new policy of openness, encouraged soviet citizens to discuss reform in their society

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Perestroika

Economic reconstruction to revitalize the soviet economy

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Demokratizatsiya

Girbachevs third policy, called for an election of a new legislature

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First to test Gorbachevs new policies

Poland

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First example of a nation passively turning down communism

Poland's voting for a Solidarity candidate