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Chapter 33. Sec 1-5

Chapter 33 Sections 1-5

What were the United Nations? It was an international peacekeeping organiza­tion founded in 1945 to provide security to the nations of the world.
What were the goals of the NATO and the Warsaw Pact? The goals of the NATO and the Warsaw Pact was to form a defensive military alliance just in case this Cold war turned violent.
What was the purpose of forming the United Nations? he purpose of the United Nations was intended to protect the members against aggression.
What was the goal of the Cultural Revolution? The goal of the Cultural Revolution was to establish a society of peasants and workers in which all were equal.
Why did the US support the Nationalists in the civil war in China? They supported the Nationalists because the US had anti-communists feelings and they didn’t want to support the communists in the civil war in China.
Which effect of the Communist Revolution in China do you think had the most permanent impact? Explain. I think the threat of civil war was a permanent impact of the Communist Revolution.
What was the 38th parallel line? A line that crosses Korea at a 38 degrees north latitude
What was the domino theory? the idea that if a nation falls under Communist control, nearby nations will also fall under Communist control.
Who was Ho Chi Minh? young vietnamese nationalist who turned to communists for help in his struggle. During the 1930's Ho's Indochinese Communists party led revolts and strikes against the French.
Who were the nonaligned nations? The independent countries that remained neutral in the Cold War competition between the United States and the Soviet Union.
Who was Fidel Castro? Young lawyer who became a harsh dictator in Cuba.
Who was daniel ortega? Leader of Sandinistas.
What was the detente? A policy of reducing Cold War tensions that was adopted by the United States during the presidency of Richard Nixon.
Who was Richard M. Nixon? Richard Milhous Nixon was an American politician who served as the 37th President of the United States.
What was SALT? The Strategic Arms Limitation Talks—a series of meetings in the 1970s, in which leaders of the United States and the Soviet Union agreed to limit their nations’ stocks of nuclear weapons.
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