Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

GSE Unit 5 Vocab Rev

GSE Unit 5 Vocabulary Review #1

Batista, Fulgencio former president and later dictator of Cuba prior to the 1959 Cuban Revolution
Castro, Fidel former communist dictator of Cuba who led the ouster of Fulgencio Batista in the 1959 Cuban Revolution
Cold War sociopolitical, military, and economic conflict between the world’s Western capitalist democracies (i.e., Western Europe and the United States) and its Eastern communist regimes (i.e., the USSR and China) from the end of World War II through 1991
communist an economic system wherein private ownership is largely forbidden and all industries and resources are under the control of the state
coup the act of overthrowing an existing governing authority
Cuban Missile Crisis 1962 Cold War event wherein the Soviet Union, with the agreement of the Castro regime, placed intermediate and medium-range ballistic missiles on the island of Cuba which can strike the United States
embargo economic policy which blocks all trade with a given nation, typically due to safety and/or humanitarian concerns; embargoes are also enacted to sanction enemy nations
Kennedy, John F. president of the United States at the time of the Cuban Missile Crisis
Khrushchev, Nikita leader of the Soviet Union at the time of the Cuban Missile Crisis
Soviet Union abridged name used to describe the former communist government of Russia during Cold War; also known as the U.S.S.R.
Created by: jpkelley