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Cold War 1947-1991

Cold War the stand-off between the U.S. and Soviet Union after WWII
Cold War Eisenhower accused the "military-industrial complex" of benefitting from it
satellites Eastern European nations forced to adopt communism and controlled by the Soviet Union
CIA - Central Intelligence Agency U.S. spy agency created to get information about Soviet plans
CIA - Central Intelligence Agency gather, process, and analyze national security information from around the world thru the use of human intelligence
containment Truman's policy of stopping the spread of communism, but accepting it where it existed
containment policy started after George Kennan wrote the "Long Telegram" which warned of Soviet aggression
Truman Doctrine U.S. would ANY nation that was threatened by COMMUNISM
Marshall Plan U.S. spent BILLIONS of dollars rebuilding Western Europe to STOP the spread of communism
NATO - North Atlantic Treaty Organization (1949) alliance between the U.S. and Western Europe to stand up to the Soviet Union
Warsaw Pact alliance between Soviet Union and Eastern Europe to stand up against NATO
United Nations International PEACEKEEPING organization that replace the League of Nations
Korean War began when North Korea invaded South Korea (a noncommunist dictatorship)
Korean War United Nations sent a multinational army commanded by MacArthur
MacArthur fired by Turman for insubordination
Korean War Ended with the nations still divided among the 38th parallel
U-2 Incident an American spy plane (FLOWN BY: Francis Gary Powers) was shot down over Russia and Eisenhower LIED about it.
Created by: SarahDishman