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Global 10. Test 3.2 Review. Marshall Plan. Plan whose purpose was to help Europe rebuild after WWII. Cold War. The name for the ideological competition between the US and USSR: Democracy vs. Communism. Nuclear. Concern for this type of war deterred the US and USSR from engaging in battle.

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global 10

Global 10

Test 3.2 Review

marshall plan
Marshall Plan
  • Plan whose purpose was to help Europe rebuild after WWII
cold war
Cold War
  • The name for the ideological competition between the US and USSR: Democracy vs. Communism
nuclear
Nuclear
  • Concern for this type of war deterred the US and USSR from engaging in battle
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NATO
  • Formed in 1949 as a mutual defense pact
containment
Containment
  • Name for the US policy of trying to stop the spread of communism
warsaw pact
Warsaw Pact
  • Communist counterpart to NATO; formed in 1955
satellites
Satellites
  • Status of most East European countries after WWII
stalin khrushchev brezhnev gorbachev yeltsin putin
Stalin, Khrushchev, Brezhnev, Gorbachev, Yeltsin, Putin
  • Leaders (6) of Soviet Union after Lenin
berlin wall
Berlin Wall
  • Built to prevent East Germans from escaping to West Germany
arms race
Arms Race
  • Expensive competition for weapons superiority during cold war
perestroika
Perestroika
  • Gorbachev’s program to improve the efficiency of the Soviet economy
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Coup
  • Word that means a sudden overthrow of a government
gorbachev
Gorbachev
  • Soviet leader who increased freedom of expression and free enterprise (capitalism), and whose programs caused cold war tensions to decrease
glasnost
Glasnost
  • Russian word for “openness;” a program of Gorbachev
fall of berlin wall reunification
Fall of Berlin Wall; Reunification
  • Two events in Germany that symbolized the end of the cold war
communist
Communist
  • Political Party that dominates the Chinese government
great leap forward
Great Leap Forward
  • Mao’s program whose goal was to increase industrial and agricultural production
cultural revolution
Cultural Revolution
  • Chinese program (1960s) to promote and glorify Mao
one child policy
One-Child Policy
  • Policy enacted in the late 70s/early 80s in China to deal with overpopulation
peasants
Peasants
  • Support from this group helped the Bolsheviks and Chinese Communists to be successful in their revolutions
overpopulation
Overpopulation
  • Lack of housing, difficulty in meeting people’s needs, and the one-child policy are all caused by this problem
a pro democracy protest
A Pro-Democracy Protest
  • What took place in Tiananmen Square in 1989?
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Oil
  • Natural resource that is one of Japan’s most critical needs; imports over 90% from Middle East
favorable balance of trade
Favorable Balance of Trade
  • Exports greater than imports
united states
United States
  • Nation that gave economic aid to Japan to create an ally against communism
pol pot
Pol Pot
  • Hitler’s “Final Solution” can be compared to this leader’s actions in Cambodia
domino theory
Domino Theory
  • Name for the theory that if one nation became communist, others around it would also
vietnam
Vietnam
  • The US underestimation of the determination of its enemy was a reason for failure in this war (1960s/70s)
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