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Denne's Cold War

Cold War

The Truman Doctrine promised to give economic aid to countries threatened by communism.
The Great Leap Forward was an economic disaster in part because of droughts and floods.
What was one basic change made by the Chinese government during Communist Party rule in the 1950s and 1960s? Women were given more rights.
To stop the Soviet Union from delivering missiles to Cuba, Kennedy decided to set up a naval blockade to stop the Soviets, thus averting a nuclear war.
U.S. involvement in the Korean and Vietnam Wars were direct results of the Policy of Containment.
Which policy did the United States adopt to prevent the spread of communism? Containment
During the Cuban missile crisis, Khrushchev agreed to remove the missiles from Cuba if the United states would not invade Cuba.
The United States sent troops to Vietnam to stop the north from controlling the south.
The United States and the Soviet Union became rivals after World War II because communists and western capitalists distrusted each other.
The Truman Doctrine stated that the United States would provide _______ to nations threatened by Communist expansion. money
To stop the spread of communism beyond the Soviet Union, the United states adopted a policy of containment
Unlike the Marshall Plan, the Soviet Union’s Council for Mutual Economic Assistance failed because the Soviets could not provide much financial aid.
The Warsaw Pact was a military alliance between Eastern European States.
Which was the first area of conflict between the US and Soviet Union following WW2? eastern Europe.
The Soviet Union responded to the Marshall Plan by creating COMECON
Mao’s policies failed to bring about prosperity.
Relations between Cuba and the United States deteriorated when Fidel Castro’s regime received support from the Soviet Union.
Belief in the domino theory influenced the United States to send troops to Vietnam.
Why did the United State get involved in wars in Korea and Vietnam? to stop communism fromwhich of the following is an example of a proxy war? spreading
Which of the following is an example of a proxy war? Vietnam
During the Cuban missile crisis, President Kennedy agreed that the United States would not invade Cuba if the Soviet Union would remove missiles from Cuba.
Soon after he became the leader of the Communist Party, Gorbachev realized that economic reform would require political reform
While __________ sent troops to Korea to aid the south, ____________ sent troops to Korea to aid the north the United States, China
What new nation declared its independence in 2008 after Yugoslavia ceased to exist? Kosovo
On a timeline of events of the Cold War, which would come first? USSR and US disagree over how to handle Eastern European states.
The Berlin Wall was erected in order to stop the flow of refugees from East Germany.
The Marshall Plan was designed to restore the economic stability of European nations after WW2.
The United States considered Cuba a threat because Cuba, which was only 90 miles away, had ties with the Soviets.
The United States and Great Britain believed that the liberated nations of Eastern Europe should hold free elections to determine their futures.
The Berlin Wall was a symbol of tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union.
What was the result of the Soviet blockade of West Berlin? Separation of Germany into two states
The first Communist leader of China was Mao Zedong.
Why did the United States fear communism in China? Fear of communism dominating the world
The Korean War begins when North Korea invaded South Korea.
At the Bay of Pigs, the United States used exiled Cuban fighters in an attempt to overthrow Fidel Castro
U.S president who reached the agreement allowing withdrawal of U.S. forces from Vietnam Nixon
U.S. president in charge during the Cuban Missile Crisis Kennedy
The first man made space satellite put into orbit around earth. Sputnik
Asked Congress for 400 million dollars to help Greece and Turkey. Truman
Ordered the placement of nuclear missiles in Cuba in an attempt to counteract the threat posed by U.S. nuclear weapons in Turkey. Khrushchev
Divided as a result of the tensions between the West and the Soviet Union. Germany
Joined the West and the United States as part of NATO. Greece
U.S. promise to support countries fighting communism. Policy of Containment
U.S. policy to rebuild war-torn Europe Marshall Plan
a military alliance of the Soviet Union and Eastern European states. Warsaw Pact
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