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Cold War Ch. 27

Vocabulary Terms

QuestionAnswer
The execution of a group based on its race or political views Genocide
A group of people working together for a common cause Organization
The disagreements between communists and non-communists nations over economics and politics that caused tension following World War II Cold War
To lower upon Descend
Complete control Domination
The policy of using strength or threat of force to prevent the spread of communism Containment policy
Using planes to deliver food and supplies Airlift
offensive Attacking rather than defending Offensive
War that uses atomic weapons Nuclear War
A charge of wrongdoing Accusation
Senator Joseph McCarthy campaign to use fear of communism for his own gains McCarthyism
How a person is judged by others Reputation
The use of machines to do work Automation
A States military force National Guard
The use of science to create new machines or other advances Technology
Human made object that travels in outer space and sends signals back to earth Artificial Satellite
History changed on October 4, 1957, when the Soviet Union successfully launched the world's first artificial satellite Sputnik
Created by: magriff