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Chapter 16 cold war

Chapter 16

TermDefinition
1. Satellite state Nation under the control of another nation
2. Cold War Between the U.S. And the USSR
3. Iron curtain Border between the USSR satellite states and Western Europe
4. Truman doctrine Truman's promise to help nations struggling against communism
5. Containment Policy of keeping communism contained within borders
6. Marshall plan Offered economic aid to Western European countries
7. Berlin airlift I.S. And British pilots flew supplies to West Berlin during soviet blockade
8. NATO (North Atlantic treaty organization) Military alliance formed to counter soviet expansion
9. Warsaw Pact Military alliance of the Soviet Union and it's satellite states
10. 38th parallel Dividing like of Korea
11. Limited war War fought to achieve specific goals
12. SEATO (south east Asia treaty organization) Alliance to prevent communist aggression in asia
13. Arms race Which nation can build the most powerful weapons
14. Mutually assures destruction Prevented countries from using nuclear devices
15. Massive retaliation Threatening to use massive force
16. Brinkmanship Belief that the U.S. Would protect itself against communism if kept on war
17. Nationalize Place resource under government control
18. Eisenhower doctrine U.S. Would use force to help any nation threatened by communism
19. CIA (central intelligence agency) Intelligence organization that protected American interest
20. NASA (national aeronautics space administration) Agency of U.S. Efforts in space
21. Red scare Fear that communists will take over
22. Smith act Made it unlawful to teach the violence of the U.S. Government
23. HUAC (house un-American activities committee) Investigated subversive activities
24. Hollywood ten Group of movie writers who refused to answer HUAC questions
25. Blacklist People not hired because of suspected communism
26. McCarthyism Extreme, reckless charges of disloyalty
27. Suez crisis Attempt by France and Great Britain to take control of the suez canal
Created by: eafarrow97