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TermDefinition
15 number of independent states Soviet Union broke into by the early 1990s
38th Parallel Dividing line between North and South Korea
1948 Britain controlled Palestine from the end of WWI until the year....
1962 The US discovered Soviet missiles in Cube in the year...
Adenauer This German chancellor created a free market economy in West Germany....
Balfour Declaration This recognition by a world power of the Jewish need for a homeland was a first....
Battle of Dien Bien Phu The French were defeated in Vietnam at this battle...
Berlin Blockade The U.S. and Britain began an emergency airlift in response by this Soviet action..
China and Soviet Union two major Communist countries that did not maintain a friendly relationship
Cold War The name for the tension and clashes between the communist East and the free West between 1945 and 1991....
Cultural Revolution A campaign in China ordered by Mao Zedong to purge the Communist Party of his opponents and instill revolutionary values in the younger generation.
De Gaulle He created the Fifth Republic in France in 1958...
Economic Miracle A term used to describe Germany's rapid economic growth in post-World War II western Europe.
France Post WWII country where the welfare system has brought high taxes and high unemployment.......
Gandhi He used passive resistance to help India gain independence....
Germany country divided and occupied by the French, British, Americans & Russians after WWII
Ghana This was the first African nation to gain independence....
Gorbachev First Soviet president - he introduced private ownership...
Great Leap Forward China's plan to double its steel and agricultural production...
Greece This country went through a civil war to overcome communism and then joined NATO...
Ho Chi Minh He created a communist state in Vietnam...
Hungary and Poland These two countries had successfully broken away from the Soviet Union by 1991
Inchon Korean port the UN forces invaded
Israel In 1948 the US and the Soviets recognized this country as a nation...
Japan This country recovered from WWII and became a major economic power...
Khrushchev This Soviet leader was voted out due to unpopularity.....
Korea The UN forces forced the communist forces in what country back across the 38th parallel?
Mao Zedong First dictator of Communist China....
Margaret Thatcher Conservative British prime minister of the 1980's...
Marshal Plan This economic plan helped the recovery of Western Europe...
Roman Catholic Church group that supported the Solidarity movement
Ronald Reagan This president helped spread democracy during the 1980's....
SDI This program created by President Reagan made the Soviets realize they could no longer compete with the U.S.....
Six Days War The Jews made their land more secure by gaining more territory during this war.....
Soviet Union Afghanistan was invaded by this country in 1979, which left in 1989 because of mounting losses.....
Soviet Union NATO was set up for nations wanting protection from this communist nation......
Sputnik First man made satellite created by the Soviet Union USSR......
Taiwan Chiang Kai-shek created the Republic of China on this Island..
Third world Areas of the world that remained neutral in the Cold War...
Tiananmen Square Site in Beijing where Chinese students and workers gathered to demand greater political openness in 1989.
USA First country to master the control of the atom...
Viet Cong A Communist-led army and guerrilla force in South Vietnam that fought its government and was supported by North Vietnam.
Walesa Leader of an anti-communist movement in Poland...
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