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Cold War 2 points

1)State of war with no bloodshed
2) Icy Rivalry between US and USSR

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What does communism control

Gov't controls control of production, distribution, and exchange of goods

3

East European nations whose economies and societies are under soviet domination

Satellite nations

4

Neutral are that separates controlling forces

Buffer Zone

5

Kill and starve 40 million disloyal soviets and satellite leaders

Purges

6

Giving Aid to countries such as Greece and Turkey
$400 Million

Truman Doctrine
Turkey-> Truman

7

American aid in the form of money, supplies and machinery to help aid with Europe
Billions to West Europe

Marshall Plan
MWE

8

Provide aid to countries in the Middle East to combat communism

Eisenhower
East->Eisenhower

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Military alliance among W. Allies designed to combat communism

NATO

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Military alliance among soviets and their allies in response to NATO

Warsaw Pact

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What is the status of Germany and Berlin following the war

4 Zones between USA, GB, France, USSR

12

Under who did the soviets close all highway trail routes into Berlin

Truman

13

How did Truman Respond in Germany (soviets close all highway trail routes into Berlin)

Bring in food every few minutes by plane
Operation Vittles

14

Under who did the soviets make the Berlin Blockade

Eisenhower

15

How did Eisenhower respond in Germany? (Berlin Blockade)

Barrels through the blockade
brinkmanship

16

What is Brinkmanship?

to brink the country to the brink of war without going to war

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Under who did the Soviets create the Berlin wall to sever Germany in 1/2?

Kennedy

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What did Kennedy do in Germany? (Soviets create the Berlin wall to sever Germany in 1/2)

Sent troops but could do little because the Wall was built on Soviet territory

19

What is the status of Japan's Military after the war?

Military disbanded; US military still provides protection today

20

Who was in command of US forces in Japan?

General Douglas MacArthur

21

What assistance did the US provide to the Japanese?

We paid them 2 billion in aid

22

How was Japan's economy reshaped (4 ways)?

1)introducing free-market practices
2) New constitution
-women's suffrage
-basic freedoms
3)Tojo sentenced to Death
4)Democratic gov't

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Communist leader in China

Mao ZeDong

24

Nationalist Leader

Chiang Kai-Shek

25

Why does the US choose not to help the nationalist?

Stalin is a bigger threat

26

Who wins the Civil War in China?

Communists

27

Where do the Nationalists go?

Taiwan

28

Who does the US recognize as the official government in China following the war?

Taiwan

29

Korea is divided along what line after WWII?

38th Parallel

30

What kinds of governments are formed in the Koreas?

North Korea-Communists South Korea-Democratic

31

What starts the Korean Conflict

N. Korea attacks S. Korea

32

What are the years of the Korean War?

1950-1953

33

How do the UN and US respond to Korean War

UN-Helps S.Korea
US-Sent troops

34

Who is in charge of the UN forces?

General Douglas MacArthur

35

What is the MacArthur and Truman Controversy and how is it resolved?

MacArthur wants war and Nuclear weapons, Truman doesn't. MacArthur Fired.

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Which communist leader in Vietnam stood in the middle of a crowd and declared Vietnam an independent communist nation?

Ho Chi Minh

37

France tried to stop Vietnam from becoming independent but was defeated but was defeated by the Vietnamese at a famous battle called

Dien Bien Phu

38

Following France's defeat, the Geneva Accords divided Vietnam along

the 17th Parallel

39

North Vietnam was controlled by the Communists and Ho Chi Minh while South Vietnam was controlled by a democratic (but corrupt) leader named

Ngo Dinh Diem

40

How did the Buddhists protest against Diem's religious persecution?

Burn selves to death

41

As Vietnam becomes more unstable, Kennedy supports what action against Diem?

later they had a coup against Diem which results in his death

42

What couple sold the Soviets A-bomb intelligence?

Ethel and Julius Rosenburg, later executed for espionage

43

1953 Stalin dies, who comes to power?

Nikita Khrushdev

44

US spies on USSR

U-2

45

Who came to power in Cuba in 1959?

Fidel Castro

46

Who did Fidel Castro become friends with in 6 months

USSR

47

What was the Bay of Pigs

CIA Train Cuban exiles to rebel, fail, all killed or captured

48

What was the Cuban Missile Crisis?

We spot Offensive weapons, 2 min response time

49

How does Kennedy prevent offensive weapons coming in

Naval Quarantine Line

50

What is the agreement made between US and USSR

1) Offensive weapons out
2)Us won't invade Cuba
3)No future offensive weapons

51

What is the program of volunteer assistance to asia, africa, and latin america.

Peace Corps