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Chapter 16**

Vocabulary

TermDefinition
1.Satellite States Independent Nations indwer the control of a more powerful nation.
2 Cold War worldwide rivalry between the Untied States and the Soviet Union.
3. Iron Curtain term coined by Winston Churchillto describe the border between the SOviet satellite states snd WEstern Europe.
4.Truman Docterine President Truman's promise to help nations struggling against communist movements.
5. Containment Policy of keeping communism contained within its existing borders.
6. Marshall Plan foriegn policy that offered economic aid to Western European countries
7. Berlin Airlift Program in which U.S. and British pilots flew supplies to West Berlin during a soviet blockade.
8. North Atlantic Treaty Organization An association of European and north America countries, formed in 1949 for the defense of Europe and the north Atlantic.
9. Warsaw Pact A treaty of mutual defenseman military aid signed at Warsaw on may 14, 1955 by the communist states.
10. 38th Parallel
11. Limited War A war in which the weapons used, the nations or territory involved, or the objectives pursued are restricted in some way.
12. Asia Treaty Organization A defense alliance that existed between 1954 and 1977 for countries of southeast asia and part of the southwestern pacific, to further a us policy of containing communism.
13. Arms Race A competition between nations for superiority in the development and accumulation of weapons, especially between the us and the former soviet union during the cold war
14. Matually Assured Destruction
15. Massive Retaliation
16. Brinkmanship The art of practice of pursuing a dangerous policy to limits to safety before stopping, typically in politics
17. Nationalized Make distinctively national; give a national character.
18. Suez Crisis Short conflict following the nationalization of the suez canal by president Nasser of Egypt in 1956.
19. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) A us federal agency responsible for coordinating government intelligence.
20. National Aeronautics and Space Aministration (NASA)
21. Red Scare
22. Smith Act
23. House Un-American Activites Committee (HUAC)
24. Hollywood Ten
25. Blacklist
26. McCarthyism
Created by: taylorbobich17