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Unit 16 -10th (extra

Unit 16: Cold War (extra)

TermDefinition
Strategic Arms Limitations Talks (SALT) agreement between the US and Soviet Union to limit their nuclear weapons
Arms Race competition between the US and Soviet Union during the Cold War to create the most nuclear weapons
Berlin Airlift (cause, result) Soviet Union blockaded West Berlin and the US took a round the clock delivery of supplies to the city eventually causing the blockade to end
China's Communist Revolution (opposing groups, result) Communist led by Mao Zedong defeated the Nationalists is China
Berlin Blockade (cause) Soviet Union sealed off all routes into West Berlin
containment US policy to stop the spread of communism around the world
Cuban Revolution (leader, result) Fidel Castro over through the dictator of Cuba and created a communist government
Cultural Revolution (origin, cause) Mao Zedong attempted to increase Chinese loyalty to communism
East Germany part of Germany supported by the Soviet Union during the Cold War
European Coal and Steel Community Organization 5 European countries meant to establish free trade of coal and steal
European Community (EC) or Common Market Organization 5 European countries meant to establish free trade for all products
Fidel Castro nationalist leader who led a revolution in Cuba and increased the standard of living for Cuban people
detente decrease in tension between the US and Soviet Union during the Cold War
glasnost policy of Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to encourage people to talk without penalty
guerrilla warfare hit and run military attacks
Ho Chi Mihn nationalist communist leader of North Vietnam
Hungarian Revolt (cause, leader, result) national leader Imre Nagy pulled his country out of the Warsaw Pact causing the Soviet Union to send in troops and end the protest
Korean War (cause, result) conflict began when North Korea invaded South Korea and ended with both sides separated at the 38th parallel
Lech Walesa Polish leader of the Solidarity movement that called for greater democracy from the Soviet Union
Marshall Plan US gave food and money to Western and Eastern Europe to contain the spread of Soviet communism
mutually assured destruction idea of the Cold War that the world would be destroyed if nuclear weapons were used
North Korea country supported by the Soviet Union during the Cold War, in modern times its communist government is feared to have nuclear weapons
North Vietnam country supported by the Soviet Union during the Cold War, it was led by the communist leader Ho Chi Mihn
perestroika policy of Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to allow capitalism
South Korea country supported by the US during the Cold War, in modern times it has developed a successful democratic government and capitalist economy
South Vietnam country supported by the US during the Cold War that was defeated by North Vietnam
Soviet satellites countries controlled by the Soviet Union
Space Race competition between the US and Soviet Union to developed space technology
Truman Doctrine US policy to sent military and economic aid to Greece and Turkey to fight communism
Vietnam War (opposing groups, result) conflict fought between North Vietnam (supported by the Soviet Union) and South Vietnam (supported by the US) that saw the defeat of South Vietnam and the US
Warsaw Pact Alliance between the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe during the Cold War
West Germany Part of Germany supported by the West (US and Europe)
Created by: Moschak