U.S v.s. USSR

By:Riley

Communism

An economic system where everybody has the same amount of money. It is ruled by a dictator.

Iron Curtain

On the east side of the Iron Curtain were the countries that were connected to or influenced by the Soviet Union(countries were influenced by USSR). On either side of the Iron Curtain, states developed their own international economic and military alliances

Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall was a barrier that divided East Berlin and West Berlin. West Berlin was against communism ,but East Berlin wasn't. They decided to make a barrier to stop the communism from spreading to West Berlin.

Berlin Airlift

The Berlin Wall was still up and West Berlin couldn’t get food or supplies so when the U.S realized that they sent food and supplies to West Berlin. An allied supplied plan took took off every 30 seconds to help West Berlin. There was nearly 300,000 flights in all.

Space Race

A race between the U.S and the USSR to explore outer space during the cold war. The U.S won so the race became first to touch the moon. Dun Dun Daaaaaaaaaaaaa!

Credits

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