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Origins of Cold War

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This an economic system in which the state controls all property and economic activity. capitalism
This an economic system where private citizens control almost all property and economic activity. communism
This a form of government in which no opposing parties are allowed to exist. totalitarian
This is a form of government in which the people are allowed to elect a president and congress from competing political parties. democracy
This peacekeeping organization was officially established in June of 1945. United nations (UN)
He became president when FDR died on April 12, 1945. Harry Truman
He broke his promise at Yalta in which he agreed to allow free elections in Eastern Europe. Joseph Stalin
The two superpowers disagreed over whether this European country should be strong and united or weak and divided. Germany
This term refers to the Eastern European nations controlled by the Soviet Union during Cold War. satellite nations
This was a policy which stated that the U.S. should block the Soviets’ attempts to spread their influence by creating alliances and supporting weaker nations. containment
He gave the famous “iron curtain” speech in which he warned of the Soviet influence in Eastern Europe. Winston Churchill
This is the belief and policy formed by President Truman that the U.S. should prevent Communist governments from being set up anywhere in the world where they did not already exist. Truman Doctrine