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TermDefinition
1. satellite state independent nation under the control of of a more powerful nation
2. Cold War the 46 year struggle was a superpower never faced each other
3. iron curtain term coined by Winston Churchill to describe the border between the Soviet satellite states and Western Europe
4. Truman Doctrine President Truman's promise help nations struggling against communist movements
5. containment policy of keeping communism contained within its exsisting borders
6. Marshall Plan foreign policy that offered economic aid to Western European countries after World War 2
7. Berlin Aircraft program in which U.S. and British pilots flew supplies to West Britain during a Soviet blockade
8. NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
9. Warsaw Pact military alliance of the Soviet Union and its satellite states
10. 38th parallel the dividing line
11. limited war fought to achieve only specific goals
12. SEATO SouthEast Asia Treaty Orgainization
13. arms race J. Roberts Oppenheimer and Albert Einstein, opposed developing the H-Bomb, claiming it would lead to a perpetual arms race
14. mutually assured destruction would prevent either country from actually using a nuclear device against the other
15. massive retaliation in 1954 Dulles announced the policy
16. brinkmanship Dulles approach became know as this
17. nationalize Nasser nationalized the Suez Canal
18. Suez Crises nationalized by Nasser
19. Eisenhower Doctrine in response to Soviet influence on the Middle East and elsewhere , the President made a statement in January 1957
20. CIA Central Intelligence Agency
21. NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administaration
22. Red Scare the fear that communist both outside and inside America were working to destroy American life created a reaction
23. Smith Act established to cripple the Communist Party in the United States
24. HUAC House Un-American Activities Committee
25. Hollywood Ten refused to answer questions, asserting their Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination
26. blacklist entertainment figures who should not be hired because of their suspected communist ties
27. McCarthyism became a catchword for extreme, reckless charges
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