The Cold War

by Cody Snyder

The two Superpowers of ww2

The 2 super powers of WW2 were soviet union and united states
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2 alliances during ww2

These are all the allies of ww2 U.S., Britain, France, USSR, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Greece, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, South Africa, Yugoslavia)
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What are iron curtains

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

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Containment policy

This is the action or policy of preventing the expansion of a hostile country.
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Marshall Plan

it was officially the European Recovery Program (ERP) American initiative to aid Europe
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Truman Doctrine

President Harry S. Truman established that the United States would provide political, military and economic assistance to all democratic nations under threat from external or internal authoritarian forces.
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Berlin airlift

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 allied control.
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Korean War conflict

fought in the early 1950s between the United Nations, supported by the United States, and the communist Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea). The war began in 1950, when North Korea invaded South Korea.
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Second Red Scare

Americans feared that the Soviet Union hoped to spread communism all over the world, overthrowing both democratic and capitalist institutions as it went
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HUAC and Hollywood 10

  1. The House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) was an investigative committee of the United States House of Representatives. It was originally created in 1938 to uncover citizens with Nazi ties within the United States.

2. The Hollywood Ten is a 1950 American 16mm short documentary film. In the film, each member of the Hollywood Ten made a short speech denouncing McCarthyism and the Hollywood blacklisting.

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mccarthyism

a vociferous campaign against alleged communists in the US government and other institutions carried out under Senator Joseph McCarthy in the period 1950–54. Many of the accused were blacklisted or lost their jobs, although most did not in fact belong to the Communist Party.
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Arms Race and Cuban Missile Crisis

  1. arms race was A competition between nations for superiority in the development and accumulation of weapons, especially between the US and the former Soviet Union during the Cold War.

  2. Cuban missile crisis was A confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union in 1962 over the presence of missile sites in Cuba; one of the “hottest” periods of the cold war

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Space race

  1. The Space Race was a competition between two Cold War rivals, the Soviet Union and the United States for supremacy in spaceflight capability.

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the Interstate highway

it was a network of U.S. highways connecting the 48 contiguous states and most of the cities with populations above 50,000, begun in the 1950s and estimated to carry about a fifth of the nation's traffic.
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