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what agreement at Yalta did Stalin ignore

not to install communist government's

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post damn conference

permit free elections in Eastern Europe

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Iron Curtain

vision of Europe east and west, Winston Churchill

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containment

foreign-policy, blocking Soviet influence and stopping expansion of communism

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Truman doctrine

trim in support of countries that rejected communism

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Marshall plan

US give aid to need a European country

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Berlin airlift

many became one nation, hold Berlin hostage

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nato

NATO defense of military alliance

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Warsaw Pact

soviet union military alliance with Germany Czechoslovakia Poland Hungary Romania Bulgaria and I'll Banya

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h-bomb

The hydrogen bomb, joint Adams together

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brinkmanship

The willingness to go to the edge of war

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U2 incident

soviet shutdown are you to playing and it's pilot which heightened Cold War tensions

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first world nations

Dustrial capitalist nation nation's

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Second world nations

communist nations

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third World nations

developing nations

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nonaligned nations

third force, independent countries

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Eastern block

Warsaw Pact

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collectivization

Consolidated private firms and a huge collective farms work in common by farmers

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purges

expulsion or execution of rivals

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five-year plans

concentrated on heavy industry to quickly industrialize

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soviet economy

frequent shortages of goods, emphasis on heavy industrial goods, government control over all economic sectors

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sputnik

first satellite

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soviet leader

Khrushchev

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do you Stalinization

criticize Stalans dictatorship

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cuban missile crisis

secretly don't forget to missiles in Cuba

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Salt

strategic arms limitation talks

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glasnost

allows citizens to discuss government politics and criticize

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perestroika

economic reform program that permitted some private ownership and control of agricultural and industry

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fall of communism in Eastern Europe

Poland was a non-Communist government Berlin wall dismantled, Czechoslovakia and a communist government

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end of Soviet union

US S are dissolved, Communist Party terminated, elected President Boris Euston

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buffer or wall of protection

A strip of countries along the Soviet unions western border