Flashcards - Causes & Consequences of the Cold War

Flashcards - Causes & Consequences of the Cold War
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Korean War
The Korean War began when North Korea invaded South Korea
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Warsaw Pact
The Warsaw Pact, formally the Treaty of Friendship, Co-operation, and Mutual Assistance and sometimes, informally, WarPac
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Space Race
The Space Race was a 20th-century competition between two Cold War rivals, the Soviet Union and the United States , for supremacy in spaceflight capability
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Soviet Union
The Soviet Union , officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics , abbreviated to USSR , was a socialist state on the Eurasian continent that existed from 1922 to 1991
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Eastern Bloc
The Eastern Bloc was the group of communist states of Central and Eastern Europe, generally the Soviet Union and the countries of the Warsaw Pact
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Cold War
The Cold War was a state of political and military tension after World War II between powers in the Western Bloc and powers in the Eastern Bloc
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Berlin Wall
The Berlin Wall was a barrier that divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989
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Berlin Wall
The Berlin Wall was a barrier that divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989
Cold War
The Cold War was a state of political and military tension after World War II between powers in the Western Bloc and powers in the Eastern Bloc
Eastern Bloc
The Eastern Bloc was the group of communist states of Central and Eastern Europe, generally the Soviet Union and the countries of the Warsaw Pact
Soviet Union
The Soviet Union , officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics , abbreviated to USSR , was a socialist state on the Eurasian continent that existed from 1922 to 1991
Space Race
The Space Race was a 20th-century competition between two Cold War rivals, the Soviet Union and the United States , for supremacy in spaceflight capability
Warsaw Pact
The Warsaw Pact, formally the Treaty of Friendship, Co-operation, and Mutual Assistance and sometimes, informally, WarPac
Korean War
The Korean War began when North Korea invaded South Korea
nuclear arms race
The nuclear arms race was a competition for supremacy in nuclear warfare between the United States, the Soviet Union, and their respective allies during the Cold War
mujahedeen
Mujahideen is the plural form of mujahid , the term for one engaged in Jihad
Truman Doctrine
Truman told Congress that "it must be the policy of the United States to support free people who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressures
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization , also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty which was signed on 4 April 1949
Manhattan Project
The Manhattan Project was a research and development project that produced the first nuclear weapons during World War II
Joseph Stalin
Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin was the leader of the Soviet Union from the mid-1920s until his death in 1953
Mikhail Gorbachev
Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev is a former Soviet statesman

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