Flashcards on The Cold War

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When did the Cold War occur?

The Cold War occurred from 1947 to 1991.

Who were the two main superpowers involved in the Cold War?

The United States and the Soviet Union were the two main superpowers involved in the Cold War.

What were the causes of the Cold War?

The main causes of the Cold War were ideological differences between the United States and the Soviet Union, competition for global influence, and the threat of nuclear weapons.

What was the policy of containment?

The policy of containment was a U.S. foreign policy during the Cold War that aimed to prevent the spread of communism.

What was the Truman Doctrine?

The Truman Doctrine was a U.S. policy of providing economic and military aid to countries threatened by communism.

What was the Marshall Plan?

The Marshall Plan was a U.S. program that provided economic aid to Western European countries to help rebuild their economies after World War II.

What was the Berlin Wall?

The Berlin Wall was a barrier constructed by the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) that divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989.

What was the Cuban Missile Crisis?

The Cuban Missile Crisis was a 13-day confrontation in 1962 between the United States and the Soviet Union over the presence of Soviet nuclear missiles in Cuba.

What was the arms race?

The arms race was a competition between the United States and the Soviet Union to develop and acquire more powerful weapons, particularly nuclear weapons.

What was the Space Race?

The Space Race was a competition between the United States and the Soviet Union to achieve advancements in space exploration.

What was the Iron Curtain?

The Iron Curtain was a term used to describe the ideological and physical division between Western Europe and the Soviet-controlled Eastern Bloc during the Cold War.

What was the NATO alliance?

The NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) alliance was a military alliance established by Western countries as a defense against the Soviet Union during the Cold War.

What was the Warsaw Pact?

The Warsaw Pact was a military alliance of Eastern European countries led by the Soviet Union, established in response to the formation of NATO.

What was the Korean War?

The Korean War was a war between North Korea (supported by the Soviet Union and China) and South Korea (supported by the United States and other UN countries) from 1950 to 1953.

What was the Vietnam War?

The Vietnam War was a conflict between North Vietnam (supported by the Soviet Union and China) and South Vietnam (supported by the United States and other anti-communist countries) from 1955 to 1975.

When did the Cold War occur?

The Cold War occurred from 1947 to 1991.

Who were the two main superpowers involved in the Cold War?

The United States and the Soviet Union were the two main superpowers involved in the Cold War.

What were the causes of the Cold War?

The main causes of the Cold War were ideological differences between the United States and the Soviet Union, competition for global influence, and the threat of nuclear weapons.

What was the policy of containment?

The policy of containment was a U.S. foreign policy during the Cold War that aimed to prevent the spread of communism.

What was the Truman Doctrine?

The Truman Doctrine was a U.S. policy of providing economic and military aid to countries threatened by communism.

What was the Marshall Plan?

The Marshall Plan was a U.S. program that provided economic aid to Western European countries to help rebuild their economies after World War II.

What was the Berlin Wall?

The Berlin Wall was a barrier constructed by the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) that divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989.

What was the Cuban Missile Crisis?

The Cuban Missile Crisis was a 13-day confrontation in 1962 between the United States and the Soviet Union over the presence of Soviet nuclear missiles in Cuba.

What was the arms race?

The arms race was a competition between the United States and the Soviet Union to develop and acquire more powerful weapons, particularly nuclear weapons.

What was the Space Race?

The Space Race was a competition between the United States and the Soviet Union to achieve advancements in space exploration.

What was the Iron Curtain?

The Iron Curtain was a term used to describe the ideological and physical division between Western Europe and the Soviet-controlled Eastern Bloc during the Cold War.

What was the NATO alliance?

The NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) alliance was a military alliance established by Western countries as a defense against the Soviet Union during the Cold War.

What was the Warsaw Pact?

The Warsaw Pact was a military alliance of Eastern European countries led by the Soviet Union, established in response to the formation of NATO.

What was the Korean War?

The Korean War was a war between North Korea (supported by the Soviet Union and China) and South Korea (supported by the United States and other UN countries) from 1950 to 1953.

What was the Vietnam War?

The Vietnam War was a conflict between North Vietnam (supported by the Soviet Union and China) and South Vietnam (supported by the United States and other anti-communist countries) from 1955 to 1975.

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