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ATTLEE
Socialist Labor Party under him moved toward establishment of a "Welfare State"; formed government of England after Churchill; nationalized industries
BREZHNEV DOCTRINE
Soviet Union &allies had the right to intervene in any socialist country whenever they saw the need
BRINKMANSHIP
international relations involving the deliberate creation of a risk of war to apply preasure on the other party
COMECON
economic association organized by the communist states
CONTAINMENT
attempt to contain communism in areas already occupied by the Red Army as indicated in the Truman Doctrine
COUNCIL OF EUROPE
brought about by the Marshall Plan in 1948 as an attempt to evolve into a Parliament; but become only a multinational debating society
DE GAULLE
leader of Free French General that resigned in 1946 after re-establishing the free, democratic Fourth Republic
DE-STALINIZATION
liberalization of the Soviet Union
EUROPEAN COAL &STEEL COMMUNITY
international organization to control &integrate all European coal/steel production; "THE SIX"; W. Germany, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, &France; economically close together so war against them was impossible
EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY
caused by Marshall Plan
HUNGARIAN REVOLUTION
1956; led by students &workers; forced soviet soldiers to leave; promised free election; renounced Hungary's military alliance w/Moscow; revolution was crushed by Soviet Union
IRON CURTAIN SPEECH
March 1946; Churchill; said an "iron curtain" had fallen across the continent
KHRUSHCHEV
Russian premier after Stalin; led de-stalinization of russia; reformer who urged for major innovations
MARSHALL PLAN
Us Secretary of State Marshall urged Americans to offer economic aid; refused by Stalin
NATO
North Atlantic Treay Organization; formed in 1949 by US; anti-Soviet military alliance of Western governments
"PEACEFUL COEXISTENCE"
Khrushchev's foreign policy; peaceful coexistance w/communism was possible
SCHUMAN PLAN
called for sepcial international organization to control &integrate all European coal/steel production
TREATY OF ROME
six nations of Coal &Steel Community signed to create EEC
WARSAW PACT
Stalin; counter NATO &tighten its hold on satellites
PERESTROIKA
economic restructuring by Gorbachev
GLASNOT
newfound openness of government &media
RESTALINIZATION
Soviet Union started a period of decline; saw de-stalinization as a dangerous threat