Flashcards - CLEP Social Sciences and History: Western Civilization Since 1945

Flashcards - CLEP Social Sciences and History: Western Civilization Since 1945
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mujahedeen
Mujahideen is the plural form of mujahid , the term for one engaged in Jihad
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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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Korean War
The Korean War began when North Korea invaded South Korea
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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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United Nations
The United Nations is an intergovernmental organization to promote international co-operation
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Holocaust
The Holocaust , also known as the Shoah , was a genocide in which Adolf Hitler's Nazi Germany and its collaborators killed about six million Jews
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Holocaust
The Holocaust , also known as the Shoah , was a genocide in which Adolf Hitler's Nazi Germany and its collaborators killed about six million Jews
United Nations
The United Nations is an intergovernmental organization to promote international co-operation
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
Korean War
The Korean War began when North Korea invaded South Korea
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
mujahedeen
Mujahideen is the plural form of mujahid , the term for one engaged in Jihad
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
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
Zionism
Zionism is a nationalist political movement of Jews and Jewish culture that supports the re-establishment of a Jewish homeland in the territory defined as the historic Land of Israel
Chinese Communist Party
The Communist Party of China is the founding and ruling political party of the People's Republic of China
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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