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Truman Doctrine
Policy on containment that stated that the US would support people who were resisting communism.
Containment
Policy of restricting communism
Marshall Plan
Policy that helped the recovery of Europe in the belief that poor people were more likely to turn to communism
Cominform
Organization that opposed Marshall Plan; composed of all Euro Commies
Iron Curtain
Named by Churchill; imaginary barrier between communism and capitalism
Berlin Blockade
Soviet attempt to starve out West Berlin; failed when US & GB flew in supplies; beginning of Cold War
NATO
Organization that used the United States' nukes as a war detterent
Warsaw Pact
Pact that made a organization that used a massive army as a war detterent
Market Economy
economy w/ competition
Command Economy
economy which the gov't controls
German Miracle
rapid recovery of West Germany