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cold war chapter 18

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IRON CURTAIN A PHRASE USED BY WINSTON CHURCHILL IN 1946 TO DESCRIBE AN IMAGINARY LINE THAT SEPARATED COMMUNIST COUNTRIES IN THE SOVIET BLOC OF EASTERN EUROPE FROM COUNTRIES IN WESTERN EUROPE
COLD WAR THE STATE OF HOSTILITY, WITHOUT DIRECT MILITARY CONFLICT, THAT DEVELOPED BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND THE SOVIET UNION AFTER WW II
TRUMAN DOCTRINE A U.S. POLICY, ANNOUNCED BY PRESIDENT HARRY S. TRUMAN IN 1947, OF PROVIDING ECONOMIC AND MILITARY AID TO FREE NATIONS THREATENED BY INTERNAL OR EXTERNAL OPPONENTS
BERLIN AIRLIFT A 327 DAY OPERATION IN WHICH U.S. AND BRITISH PLANES FLEW FOOD AND SUPPLIES INTO WEST BERLIN AFTER THE SOVIETS BLOCKADED THE CITY IN 1948
TAIWAN AN ISLAND OFF THE COAST OF CHINA.
KOREAN WAR A CONFLICT BETWEEN NORTH KOREA AND SOUTH KOREA, LASTING FROM 1950 - 1953. THE UNITED STATES ALONG WITH OTHER U.N. COUNTRIES, FOUGHT ON THE SIDE OF THE SOUTH KOREANS AND CHINA FOUGHT ON THE SIDE OF THE NORTH KOREANS
BLACKLIST A LIST OF ABOUT 500 ACTORS, WRITERS, PRODUCERS AND DIRECTORS WHO WERE NOT ALLOWED TO WORK ON HOLLYWOOD FILMS BECAUSE OF THEIR ALLEGED (THOUGHT) COMMUNIST (SUPPORTER OF THE SOVIET UNION) CONNECTIONS
MCCARTHYISM THE ATTACKS, OFTEN NOT TRUE, BY SENATOR JOSEPH MCCARTHY AND OTHERS ON PEOPLE SUSPECTED OF BEING COMMUNISTS (SUPPORTERS OF THE SOVIET UNION). IN THE EARLY 1950'S
H-BOMB THE HYDROGEN BOMB - A THERMONUCLEAR WEAPON MUCH MORE POWERFUL AND DESTRUCTIVE THAN THE ATOMIC BOMB
DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER PRESIDENT OF THE US AT THE TIME THE H-BOMB WAS MADE. DEBATED USING THE H-BOMB TO STOP THE SPREAD OF COMMUNISM
JOHN FOSTER DULLES SECRETARY OF STATE WHEN THE US THREATENED TO USE THE H-BOMB TO STOP COMMUNISM
CIA CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY A U.S. AGENCY CREATED TO GATHER SECRET INFORMATION ABOUT FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS
EISENHOWER DOCTRINE A U.S. COMMITMENT TO DEFEND THE MIDDLE EAST AGAINST ATTACK BY ANY COMMUNIST COUNTRY, ANNOUNCED BY PRESIDENT DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER
NIKITA KHRUSHCHEN AFTER STALIN'S DEATH, THIS MAN (NIKITA KHRUSHCHEN) BECAME THE SOVIET UNIONS LEADER AND BELIEVED JUST LIKE STALIN THAT COMMUNISM WOULD TAKE OVER THE WORLD. BUT PEACEFULLY - HE BELIEVED IN A POLICY OF PEACEFUL COEXISTENCE
U-2 INCIDENT THE DOWNING OF A U.S. SPY PLANE AND CAPTURE OF ITS PILOT BY THE SOVIET UNION IN 1960
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