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Cold War

Major Allies in WWII Great Britain, France, US, and Soviet Union
Communism Government of the Soviet Union
Democracy Government of the US
Cold War Conflict of ideas; does NOT include actual military combat
Soviet Union and US Countries involved in the Cold War
East Germany and East Berlin Communist parts of Germany
West Germany and West Berlin Democratic parts of Germany
Joseph Stalin Leader of the Soviet Union
Central Intelligence Agency Agency established to investigate and collect intelligence on foreign enemies of the US
Truman Doctrine Doctrine created by President Truman to stop communism from spreading to Greece and Turkey
Containment Policy that stated US would work to stop the spread of communism
Marshal Plan Plan to give money to European countries to help rebuild after WWII
Eisenhower Doctrine President Eisenhower gave money to countries in the Middle East to prevent the spread of communism.
NATO Alliance of democratic countries
Warsaw Pact Alliance of communist countries
Iron Curtain Term used by Winston Churchill to describe the division between democratic western Europe and communist eastern Europe
Created by: karen.pharr



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