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United Nations
the most visible symbol of hopes for world peace
-soom became an arena in which the two superpowers compterd. bot the us and the soviet union used the UN as a forum to spread their influence over others
satellite nations
countries dominated by the Soviet Union
-Albania, BUlgaria, Czech, Hungary, Romania, and Poland
containment
taking measure to precent any extension of communist rule to to other countries
-guided Turman;s forgein policy
-propsed by George F. Kennan
iron curtain
came to stand for the division of Europe
Cold War
a conlfuct between the Us and the Soviet Union in which neither nation directly confronted the other on the battlefield
Truman Doctrine
it must be the policy of the US to support free peoples who are resiting subjugation by armed minorities or by outside prssures
Marshall Plan
revived European hopes
-propsed that the US provide aid to all European nations that needed it
Berlin airlift
in an attempt to break the blockade, American and British officials started this to fly flood and supplies into West Berlin
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
defensive military allinace
-pledgd military support to one another in case any member was attacked
-the Us enterd into a miliatray alliance with other nations
kept a stadning militray force of more than 500,00 troops as well as thousands f planes, tanks and other equipment
Chaing Kai-shek
for two decades Chinese Communists had struggled against the nationalists goverment of Chaing Kai-shek
-Us supported Chiang
sent them # billion in aid
Mao Zedong
gained strength throughout the country
-led the communists
Taiwan
island while westerners called Formosa
-where Chaind and the remants of his demoralized government fled to
-after 20 years of struggle the Communists ruled all of mainland China
-establsihed a new governemtn the Peoples Rebpublic of CHina, the US refused to accept as Chinas true governmenent
38th parallel
surrenderd to the Soviets
japn had annexed Korea in 1910
-as war eneded Japanese troops north of the 38th parallel surrendered
-south of the parallel surrendered to Aemricans
-as in germany, two nation developed, one communists, and one democratic
Korean War
conlfict that followed attack on South Korea
-North Korean troops had penerated deep into SOuth Korea
-called on the UN to stop the North Korean invasion
House Un-AMerican Activities Committie(HUAC)
bgan to investigate Cmmunist influence in the movie industry
-investigated possible communist influence
United Nations
the most visible symbol of hopes for world peace
-soom became an arena in which the two superpowers compterd. bot the us and the soviet union used the UN as a forum to spread their influence over others
satellite nations
countries dominated by the Soviet Union
-Albania, BUlgaria, Czech, Hungary, Romania, and Poland
containment
taking measure to precent any extension of communist rule to to other countries
-guided Turman;s forgein policy
-propsed by George F. Kennan
iron curtain
came to stand for the division of Europe
Cold War
a conlfuct between the Us and the Soviet Union in which neither nation directly confronted the other on the battlefield
Truman Doctrine
it must be the policy of the US to support free peoples who are resiting subjugation by armed minorities or by outside prssures
Marshall Plan
revived European hopes
-propsed that the US provide aid to all European nations that needed it
Berlin airlift
in an attempt to break the blockade, American and British officials started this to fly flood and supplies into West Berlin
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
defensive military allinace
-pledgd military support to one another in case any member was attacked
-the Us enterd into a miliatray alliance with other nations
kept a stadning militray force of more than 500,00 troops as well as thousands f planes, tanks and other equipment
Chaing Kai-shek
for two decades Chinese Communists had struggled against the nationalists goverment of Chaing Kai-shek
-Us supported Chiang
sent them # billion in aid
Mao Zedong
gained strength throughout the country
-led the communists
Taiwan
island while westerners called Formosa
-where Chaind and the remants of his demoralized government fled to
-after 20 years of struggle the Communists ruled all of mainland China
-establsihed a new governemtn the Peoples Rebpublic of CHina, the US refused to accept as Chinas true governmenent
38th parallel
surrenderd to the Soviets
japn had annexed Korea in 1910
-as war eneded Japanese troops north of the 38th parallel surrendered
-south of the parallel surrendered to Aemricans
-as in germany, two nation developed, one communists, and one democratic
Korean War
conlfict that followed attack on South Korea
-North Korean troops had penerated deep into SOuth Korea
-called on the UN to stop the North Korean invasion
House Un-AMerican Activities Committie(HUAC)
bgan to investigate Cmmunist influence in the movie industry
-investigated possible communist influence
United Nations
the most visible symbol of hopes for world peace
-soom became an arena in which the two superpowers compterd. bot the us and the soviet union used the UN as a forum to spread their influence over others
satellite nations
countries dominated by the Soviet Union
-Albania, BUlgaria, Czech, Hungary, Romania, and Poland
containment
taking measure to precent any extension of communist rule to to other countries
-guided Turman;s forgein policy
-propsed by George F. Kennan
iron curtain
came to stand for the division of Europe
Cold War
a conlfuct between the Us and the Soviet Union in which neither nation directly confronted the other on the battlefield
Truman Doctrine
it must be the policy of the US to support free peoples who are resiting subjugation by armed minorities or by outside prssures
Marshall Plan
revived European hopes
-propsed that the US provide aid to all European nations that needed it
Berlin airlift
in an attempt to break the blockade, American and British officials started this to fly flood and supplies into West Berlin
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
defensive military allinace
-pledgd military support to one another in case any member was attacked
-the Us enterd into a miliatray alliance with other nations
kept a stadning militray force of more than 500,00 troops as well as thousands f planes, tanks and other equipment
Chaing Kai-shek
for two decades Chinese Communists had struggled against the nationalists goverment of Chaing Kai-shek
-Us supported Chiang
sent them # billion in aid
Mao Zedong
gained strength throughout the country
-led the communists
Taiwan
island while westerners called Formosa
-where Chaind and the remants of his demoralized government fled to
-after 20 years of struggle the Communists ruled all of mainland China
-establsihed a new governemtn the Peoples Rebpublic of CHina, the US refused to accept as Chinas true governmenent
38th parallel
surrenderd to the Soviets
japn had annexed Korea in 1910
-as war eneded Japanese troops north of the 38th parallel surrendered
-south of the parallel surrendered to Aemricans
-as in germany, two nation developed, one communists, and one democratic
Korean War
conlfict that followed attack on South Korea
-North Korean troops had penerated deep into SOuth Korea
-called on the UN to stop the North Korean invasion
House Un-AMerican Activities Committie(HUAC)
bgan to investigate Cmmunist influence in the movie industry
-investigated possible communist influence