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Ch. 26-sec. 4

2 Nations Living on the Edge

This country exploded its first atomic bomb in 1949. Soviet Union
The United States responded to the Soviet development of the A-bomb by creating this. H-bomb (hydrogen bomb)
This was a policy created by Eisenhower’s Secretary of State that threatened an enemy with massive military retaliation for any aggression. brinkmanship
As Secretary of State under Eisenhower, he developed the policy of brinkmanship. John Foster Dulles
The CIA convinced this leader to get rid of his prime minister who was unfriendly to the West. Shah of Iran
He became the leader of the Soviet Union when Joseph Stalin died. Nikita Khrushchev
This was a military alliance consisting of the Soviet Union and its satellite nations in Eastern Europe. Warsaw Pact (satellite nations)
This was an invasion of Egypt by Britain, France, and Israel to take back control of an important waterway seized by Egypt. Suez Canal crisis
This was a warning from the President that stated that the U.S. defend the Middle East against Communist attack. Eisenhower Doctrine
When this country tried to leave the Warsaw Pact and make liberal government reforms, Khrushchev sent in Soviet tanks to crush the government. Hungary
This was a rocket that could carry nuclear weapons much farther than other rocket built at that time. ICBM (intercontinental ballistic missile)
This was the first artificial satellite to orbit the earth. Sputnik I
His U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union in 1960. Francis Gary Powers