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hugo canal chapter16

chapter 16

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satellite state independent nation under the control of a more powerful nation.
cold war worldwide rivarly between the united states and the soviet union.
iron curtain term coined by Winston churchill to describe the border between the soviet satelite states and western europe.
containment policy of keeping communism contained within its existing borders.
marshall plan foreign policy that offered economic aid to western Europe countries after world war 2.
berlin airlift program in which us and British pilots flew supplies to west Berlin during a soviet Stock dale.
Nato military alliance formed to counter soviet expansion.
warsaw pact military alliance of the Soviet Union and its satellite states.
38th parallel dividing line between North and South Korea.
limited war war fought to achieve only specific goals.
SEATO defensive alliance aimed at preventing communist aggression in Asia.
arms race contest in which nations compete to build more powerful weapons.
mutually assured destruction organized groups of Mexican Americans that make loans and provide legal assistance to other members of their community.
massive retaliatution policy of threatening to use massive force in response to aggression.
brinkmanship The art or practice of pursuing a dangerous policy to the limits of safety before stopping, typically in politics.
nationalize Make distinctively national; give a national character to.
Suez crisis attempt by France and Great Britian to seize control of the Suez Canal in 1965.
CIA U.S. intelligence-gathering organization
NASA Gov. agency that coordinates U.S. efforts in space.
red scare Fear that communists were working to destroy the American way of life.
smith act law that made it lawful to teach or advocate the violent overthrow of the U.S. Gov.
HUAC House Un-American Activities Committee.
Hollywood ten The Hollywood blacklist as the broader entertainment industry blacklist is generally know was the mid-twentieth-century
blacklist A list of people or products viewed with suspicion or disapproval.
McCarthyism A campaign against alleged communists in the US government and other institutions carried out under Senator Joseph McCarthy.
truman doctrine he principle, first expressed in 1947 by US President Truman.
eisenhower doctrine The term Eisenhower Doctrine refers to a speech by President Dwight David Eisenhower on 5 January 1957.
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