The Cold War

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The Cold War

The Vietnam War was when the communist country of North Vietnam and the democracy country of south Vietnam fought against each other. The Korean War was when the communist country of North Korea and the democracy country of South Korea fought against each other. The Cuban missile crisis was when the Soviet Union wanted to install missiles in Cuba, but the U.S. did not like the idea. Cuba and the USSR then made secret negotiations.

Western Europe was Seperated from Eastern Europe, by a wall called the iron curtain. The west was communist and the east was democracy.

The second red scare took place from 1947-1957. Communism was spreading across Eastern Europe and China, and people were scared it would infiltrate the United States. Fortunately it did not.

Both the Soviet Union and the United States spent billions and billions of dollars on nuclear weapons, it was crippling to the economy and helped bring an end to the Cold War.

U.S. and Soviet Union engaged in a competition to see who had the best space technology. In 1969 the U.S. Put a man on the moon.

The Cold War

The Cold War was the state of political and military tension after World War II between the United States and the Soviet Union that lasted from 1945-1991.

Communism is when the government has all of the power.

3 of trumans policies of containment were the Truman doctrine, Nato, and the Marshall plan.

Both the Soviet Union and the United States spent billions and billions of dollars on nuclear weapons, it was crippling to the economy and helped bring an end to the Cold War.

The Berlin Wall limited access between East Germany and West Germany. The Berlin Airlift was when western countries delivered much needed food and supplies to the city of Berlin.

The democracy leaders were Harry S. Truman, Dwight Eisenhower, Richard Nixon, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Ronald Reagan of the U.S. Margaret Thatcher of the UK. The communist leaders were Joseph Stalin, Leonid Brezhnev, and Mikhail Gorbachev of the USSR. Mao Zedong of China. Fidel Castro of Cuba.

The democracy leaders were Harry S. Truman, Dwight Eisenhower, Richord Nixon, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Ronald Reagan of the U.S. Margaret Thatcher of the UK.The communist leaders were Joseph Stalin, Leonid Brezhnev, and Mikhail Gorbachev of the USSR. Mao Zedong of China. Fidel Castro of Cuba.


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