Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Cold War Review

QuestionAnswer
When did the Cold War occur? After WWII, 1945 - 1991
What political and economic ideologies did the United States believe in? Democracy, Capitalism
What political and economic ideologies did the USSR believe in? Communism, Totalitarian Dictatorship
What superpowers competed during the Cold War? United States, USSR
What was the Iron Curtain? Winston Churchill's description of the divide between Eastern and Western Europe during the Cold War
Why was the Berlin Wall constructed? to prevent Eastern Europeans and Eastern Germans from fleeing to Western Europe through West Berlin
How was Germany and Berlin divided during the Cold War? Berlin Wall, East: Communist dictatorship; West: Democracy, Capitalism
Why did Eastern Europe become Communist after World War II? They were forced by the Soviet Union. Became puppet states/satellite nations heavily influenced by USSR.
What is containment? US foreign policy to stop the spread of Communism during the Cold War
What was the Truman Doctrine? President Truman's pledge to help nations and peoples who fight Communism during the Cold War
Warsaw Pact Alliance dominated by the USSR during Cold War, mostly Communist nations
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Alliance dominated by the USA beginning during the Cold War, mostly capitalist and democratic nations
Created by: MsRehwaldt