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iron curtain
Term used to describe the political division of eastern Europe from the West
containment
Policy in which the United States committed to stopping the
expansion of communism through limited military and nonmilitary
means in parts of the world that were of strategic importance to
the United States
airlift
Using airplanes to deliver food, fuel, and other supplies
cold war
War in which enemies do not actually fight each other; instead they build
up their military and arms to intimidate the other
inflation
Rise in prices
closed shop
Workplace that hires only union workers
stalemate
Situation in which neither side is able to gain much ground or achieve
a major victory
demilitarized zone
Region where military forces cannot enter
subversion
Sabotage
blacklist
Lists of individuals whose loyalty was suspicious
perjury
Lying
allege
Declare without proof
censure
Formally criticize