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A country dominated politically and economically by another nation, especially by the Soviet union during the Cold War
Satellite nation
Term coined by Winston Churchill to describe the division between Communist and non-Communist life
Iron Curtain
The competition that developed after WWII between the United States and Soviet Union for power and influence in the world, lasting until the collapse of the Soviet Union
Cold War
American policy of resisting further expansion of communism around the world
Containment
Harry Truman's 1947 speech before a joint session of Congress, calling the United States to take a leadership role in the world and declaring that the US would support nations threatened by communism
Truman Doctrine