The Cold War Project

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The Cold War Project

The Cold War

H I S T O R I C A L C O N T E X T

The Cold War was a state of military and political tension between powers of Eastern and Western Europe. The Cold War was between the United States and the Soviet Union. The Cold War started after World War 2 when there was extreme tension and competition between United States and the Soviet Union for many reasons such as, space race, weapon development, military, and much more.

-William Kim American History Musick

Containment- a United States policiy using numerous strategies to prevent the spread of communism Iron Curtain- term used that divided Europe to two seperate pieces. Each side influenced by different termsTruman Doctrine- the principle that the US should give support to countries or peoples threatened by Soviet forces or communist insurrectionMarshall Plan- A program by America to rebuild Western Europe and sides opposing communism after WWIIBerlin Airlift- transportation of needs to West Germany through airliftNATO- The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, a military alliance with America and Europen nations to tie international strength Korean War- war fought between the United Nations against communism. Conflicts between North/South Korea to prevent the spread of communism.McCarthyism- a campaign against communist spies, caused many innocent people to loose their jobsSpace Race- a competition between the USA and the USSR to explore space using artificial satellites and manned spacecraftU-2 Incident- United States U-2 spy plane was shot down while in Soviet airspaceEisenhower Doctrine- doctrine that promised military/economic aid to middle eastern nationsBrinkmanship- tatic in the Cold War to approach war in order to presuade oppostition of threatCuban Missile Crisis- a crisis between America and the Soviet Union on missle deployments in CubaBay of Pigs Invasion- a Latin America as Invasión de Playa Giron"failed"


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