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    korean and cold war

  • Truman Doctrine

    U.S.policy that defined Cold War in ideological terms.
  • The Marshall Plan

    Process where the U.S. resisted communism byextending financial aid to friendly European nations rebuilding after thedestruction of World War 2
  • NATO

    Military alliance of 1949 between North Americanand Western European nations that pledges each will come to the aid of eachother if attacked by an outside enemy
  • Korean War

    In 1950 the north invaded the south,the north was supported by China & the USSR while the south was supportedby UN force led by the US
    1st armed conflict of theCold War
    Showed US Containment policy &also the US use of the UN to deal w/ the USSR as opposed to direct conflict
  • Bay of Pigs

    U.S. sponsored groups of Cuban exiles stormed the bay ofpigs which validated Castro’s distrust of the U.S.
  • The Polio Vaccine

    Eradication tool for a dangerous disease thatcan cause muscles to stiffen and weaken so much that people can become paralyzed
  • Sputnik

    Russian satellite that initiated the space racebetween the U.S. and the Soviet Union
  • NASA

    Established in 1957 as a direct response to theSoviet launching of Sputnik 1
  • Castro’s Cuban Revolution

    he took control of the cuban ppl and dictated them
  • Building the Berlin Wall

    a barrier that surrounded West Berlin and prevented access to it from East Berlin and adjacent areas of East Germany
  • Berlin Airlift

    Process of transporting needed supplies to EastBerlin
  • 6-Day War

    erupted on June 5th, 1967, was a profound event in Middle Eastern history that reshaped the political landscape of the region and redrew the boundaries of the state of Israel