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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.

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Unit 8 test review

Unit 8 Test Review

U.S. History


Ssush 20
SSUSH 20

U.S. History


America as a world power
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 power1
America as a World Power

The idea that if one country fell to communism those beside it would soon fall too?

Domino Theory


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America as a World Power

Financial program created to give money to western European nations and other nations in rebuilding and opposing communism after WWII?

Marshall Plan


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America as a World Power

Proclamation given by President Harry Truman that the U.S. would help any country resisting communist control?

Truman Doctrine


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America as a World Power

U.S. foreign policy to stop the spread of communism throughout the world?

Containment Policy


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America as a World Power

Why did U.S. foreign policy become Containment?

Soviet Union promised to spread communism to other countries


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America as a World Power

U.S., Great Britain, France and other Atlantic based nations formed this after WWII?

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)


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America as a World Power

In response to NATO, Russia and other communist nations formed this after WWII?

Warsaw Pact


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America as a World Power

Economic system where there is no private property or market system?

Communism


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America as a World Power

Asian country that fell to communism after a civil war between nationalist and communist?

China


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America as a World Power

Communist leader of China?

Mao Zedong


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America as a World Power

In 1950, The U.S. went to war against the Northern Communist half of this country?

Korean War


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America as a World Power

At the end of the Korean war the border of South Korea ended up here?

38th Parallel / where it started


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America as a World Power

This person come to power, as a result of fear brought about by the fall of China and Korea to communism?

Senator Joseph McCarthy


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America as a World Power

Paranoia that the U.S. government had been infiltrated by Communist spies?

McCarthyism


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America as a World Power

The fear created by McCarthyism is referred to as?

Red Scare 1950s


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America as a World Power

Event when the leader of the Communist took over a country not to far from Florida?

Cuban Revolution


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America as a World Power

Communist leader of Cuba during the 1957 Revolution?

Fidel Castro


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America as a World Power

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


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America as a World Power

What happened as a result of Bay of Pigs?

Cuba asked Soviet Union for Support


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America as a World Power

13 day standoff when the U.S. and Russian come close to having a nuclear war?

Cuban Missile Crisis


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America as a World Power

Two leaders involved in the Cuban Missile Crisis?

John F. Kennedy & Nikita Khrushchev


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America as a World Power

The Cuban Missile Crisis ended when the U.S. promised to not invade Cuba and pull U.S. nuclear missiles out of?

Turkey


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America as a World Power

President of the U.S. responsible for Bay of Pigs invasion?

John F. Kennedy


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America as a World Power

U.S. War that happened in Asia from 1950-1972 because communist Ho Chi Mihn was trying to take over?

Vietnam War


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America as a World Power

Made many Americans question if U.S. should be involved in Vietnam war because of Television coverage of violence?

Tet Offense


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America as a World Power

This happened in 1968 as a result of the Tet Offensive?

Opposition to the War


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America as a World Power

This was responsible for the Antivietnam war movement in 1968?

Television coverage of Tet Offensive


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America as a World Power

Geographic separation of North and South Korea?

38th Parallel


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America as a World Power

Geographic separation of North and South Vietnam?

17th Parallel


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America as a World Power

The Cuban Missile Crisis was so scary because Russian missiles were located close to?

Florida


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SSUSH 21

U.S. History


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America as a World Power

The first unmanned satellite put into outer space?

Sputnik I


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America as a World Power

Country that launched Sputnik I?

Soviet Union


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America as a World Power

Eisenhower responded to Sputnik I by establishing?

NASA


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