The Cold War

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    Korean War

    The war hasn't yet ended officially it was only signed by a peace treaty
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    Curtain Wall

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    Iron Curtain

    The Iron curtain was a figurative curtain keeping the different politics apart
  • Truman Doctrine

    President Truman presented this address before a joint session of Congress. His message, known as the Truman Doctrine, asked Congress for $400 million in military and economic assistance for Turkey and Greece.
  • Marshall Plan

    President Truman signed the Economic Recovery Act of 1948. It became known as the Marshall Plan, named for Secretary of State George Marshall, who in 1947 proposed that the United States provide economic assistance to restore the economic infrastructure of postwar Europe.
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    Berlin Airlift

    one of the first major international crises of the Cold War. During the multinational occupation of post World War II Germany, the Soviet Union blocked the Western Allies' railway, road, and canal access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control.
  • NATO

    Formed in 1949 with the signing of the Washington Treaty, NATO is a security alliance of 30 countries from North America and Europe. NATO's fundamental goal is to safeguard the Allies' freedom and security by political and military means.
  • North Korean Invasion

    North Korean invasion started at the 38th parallel. When they stole most of South Korea's land.
  • US came to aid South Korea

    US came in and helped aid South Korea and got all of their land back. and later in October gets some of North Korea's Land
  • Chinese Troops enter Korean War

    Once the US and South Korea get to far into North Korea the Chinese comes in to help and aid North Korea.
  • M.A.D

    This theory assumed that each superpower had enough nuclear weaponry to destroy the other. If one superpower attempted a first strike on the other, they themselves would also be destroyed.
  • Sputnik Launch

    the launch of Sputnik served to intensify the arms race and raise Cold War tensions.
  • Non-Aligned Movement

    The Non-Aligned Movement is a forum of 120 countries that are not formally aligned with or against any major power bloc. After the United Nations, it is the largest grouping of states worldwide.
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    Berlin Wall

    the Berlin Wall did stop the flood of refugees from East to West.
  • SALT

    a series of bilateral conferences and international treaties signed between the United States and the Soviet Union.
  • Truman

    Harry S. Truman was the 33rd president of the United States, serving from 1945 to 1953.
  • Mao Zedung

    Mao Zedong, also known as Chairman Mao, was a Chinese communist revolutionary who was the founder of the People's Republic of China
  • Kim Il Sung

    Kim Il-sung was a Korean politician and the founder of North Korea, which he ruled from the country's establishment in 1948 until his death in 1994.