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Cold war

TermDefinition
Baby Boom Increase in births between 1945 and 1964
Consumerism Large-scale, muchof of it on credit
Nuclear family Ideal or typical household with a father, mother, and children
Space race The competition between the United States and Soviet Union to develop the technology to successfully land on the moon
Black list List of persons who were not hired because of suspected communist ties
Interstate Highway act 1956 law that authorized the spending of $32 billion to build 41,000 miles of highway
Mutually assured destruction Policy in which the United States and the Soviet Union hoped to deter nuclear war by building up enough weapons to destroy one another
Brinkmanship Belief that only by going to the brink of war could the United States protect itself against communist aggression
Iron curtain Term coined by Winston Churchill to describe the border between the Soviet satellite states and western Europe
NATO Military alliance formed to counter Soviet expansion
Eisenhower Doctrine Policy of President Eisenhower that stated that the United States would use force to help any nation threatened by communism
Truman doctrine President Truman's promise to help nations struggling against communist movements
Arms race Contest in which nations compete to build more powerful weapons
38th parallel Border between N. Korea and S. Korea prior to the Korean war
Limited War War fought to achieve only specific goals
Marshal plan Foreign policy that offered economic aid to Western European countries after WWII
Cold war Worldwide rivalry between the United States and Soviet Union
Satellite state Independent nation under the control of a more powerful nation
Warsaw Pact Military alliance of the Soviet Union and it's satellite states
ICBM Intercontinental ballistic missile with a minimum range of 3,400 miles
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