Unit 8 Test Review. U.S. History. SSUSH 20. U.S. History. America as a World Power. Era after WWII when the U.S. and capitalist nations competed with communist Russia over control of Europe?. Cold War. America as a World Power.
Era after WWII when the U.S. and capitalist nations competed with communist Russia over control of Europe?
The idea that if one country fell to communism those beside it would soon fall too?
Financial program created to give money to western European nations and other nations in rebuilding and opposing communism after WWII?
Proclamation given by President Harry Truman that the U.S. would help any country resisting communist control?
U.S. foreign policy to stop the spread of communism throughout the world?
Why did U.S. foreign policy become Containment?
Soviet Union promised to spread communism to other countries
U.S., Great Britain, France and other Atlantic based nations formed this after WWII?
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
In response to NATO, Russia and other communist nations formed this after WWII?
Economic system where there is no private property or market system?
Asian country that fell to communism after a civil war between nationalist and communist?
Communist leader of China?
In 1950, The U.S. went to war against the Northern Communist half of this country?
At the end of the Korean war the border of South Korea ended up here?
38th Parallel / where it started
This person come to power, as a result of fear brought about by the fall of China and Korea to communism?
Senator Joseph McCarthy
Paranoia that the U.S. government had been infiltrated by Communist spies?
The fear created by McCarthyism is referred to as?
Red Scare 1950s
Event when the leader of the Communist took over a country not to far from Florida?
Communist leader of Cuba during the 1957 Revolution?
Failed attempt by the CIA of the U.S. to train Cuban rebels to invade Cuba, assassinate Fidel Castro, and take over?
Bay of Pigs
What happened as a result of Bay of Pigs?
Cuba asked Soviet Union for Support
13 day standoff when the U.S. and Russian come close to having a nuclear war?
Cuban Missile Crisis
Two leaders involved in the Cuban Missile Crisis?
John F. Kennedy & Nikita Khrushchev
The Cuban Missile Crisis ended when the U.S. promised to not invade Cuba and pull U.S. nuclear missiles out of?
President of the U.S. responsible for Bay of Pigs invasion?
John F. Kennedy
U.S. War that happened in Asia from 1950-1972 because communist Ho Chi Mihn was trying to take over?
Made many Americans question if U.S. should be involved in Vietnam war because of Television coverage of violence?
This happened in 1968 as a result of the Tet Offensive?
Opposition to the War
This was responsible for the Antivietnam war movement in 1968?
Television coverage of Tet Offensive
Geographic separation of North and South Korea?
Geographic separation of North and South Vietnam?
The Cuban Missile Crisis was so scary because Russian missiles were located close to?
The first unmanned satellite put into outer space?
Country that launched Sputnik I?
Eisenhower responded to Sputnik I by establishing?