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Regents- Cold War

A Cold War review for the NYS Regents

Policy by the US would supply economic aid to foreign countries to prevent them from succumbing to Communism Truman Doctrine
General concept of preventing the spread of Communism Containtment
The practice of seeking advantage by creating the impression that one is willing and able to push a highly dangerous situation to the limit rather than concede Brinksmanship
The easing of tensions or strained relations D├ętente
American program to aid Europe where the United States gave monetary support to help rebuild European economies after the end of World War II in order to prevent the spread of Soviet communism Marshall Plan
Transport of supplies into Berlin after the blockade set up by the Soviets Berlin Airlift
Imaginary line which divided Eastern and Western Europe Iron Curtain
Army General who served in WWII and the Korean War, eventually fired by Truman General MacArthur
Name of the first Soviet satellite which focused the US on improving it's educational system Sputnik
Massive investments in space technology and attempts to put a man on the moon between the US and the USSR Space Race
Failed invasion of Cuba by rebels trained in the United States Bay of Pigs Invasion
Event in which the USSR was placing missiles in Cuba which almost brought the world to global nuclear war Cuban Missile Crisis
The practice of making accusations of disloyalty, especially of pro-Communist activity, in many instances unsupported by proof McCarthyism
Congressional group which investigated claims of supposed Communist in the US House Un-American Activities Committee
Event in which the Ohio National Guard opened fire on students who were protesting Kent State massacre
Created by: CMallhotra