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Truman’s policy
of keeping
Soviet influence
within existing
boundaries.
What is
containment?
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Eastern European
countries
dominated by
Soviet power and
influence were
called these.
What are
satellite
nations?
$200
This communist
leader gained
control in China
in 1949.
Who is Mao
Zedong?
$300
Mass
producing
homes was
this man’s
vision.
Who is
William
Levitt?
$400
This man who
created a program
to rebuild Europe
after WWII; NATO
members joined.
Who is
George
Marshall?
$500
This WWII general
defined the “domino
theory”; he served
as president for two
terms during the
1950s.
Who is
Dwight D.
Eisenhower?
$100
This senator
accused many of
being “dirty
commies”; with no
evidence, he
destroyed many
lives.
Who is
Joseph
McCarthy?
$200
This General
argued that the
U.S. had to attack
China to win in
Korea; Truman
promptly fired
him.
Who is the
Douglas
MacArthur?
$300
This
revolutionary
leader set up a
socialist state
in Cuba in 1959.
Who is
Fidel
Castro?
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This Soviet
leader launched
Sputnik to the
shock of many
in the U.S.
Who is Nikita
Khushchev?
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The hippies
rejection of
1950s values
was classified
by this term.
What is the
counterculture?
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The U.S. and the
Soviet Union came
close to nuclear
war during the
fourteen days of
this fiasco.
What is
the Cuban
Missile
Crisis?
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These “hit and
run” were a new
type of warfare we
first experienced
in Vietnam.
What is
guerilla
warfare?
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This president
had visions of a
Great Society
but gave it up to
pay for Vietnam.
Who is
Lyndon
Johnson?
$400
The US Embassy
was attacked by the
North Vietnamese
during this event,
creating a turning
point in the Vietnam
War.
What is the
Tet
Offensive?
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This policy of
Nixon’s, meaning
“reducing
tension”, was
applied
throughout this
decade.
What is
détente ?
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Nixon and
Brezhnev signed
this treaty which
controlled the
number of nuclear
weapons each
could hold.
What is the
S.A.L.T.
agreement?
(Strategic Arms Limitations Treaty)
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The Soviet Union
invaded this
country, resulting
in a U.S. boycott
of the Moscow
Olympics.
What is
Afghanistan?
$300
Bringing these
two leaders to
an agreement at
Camp David was
Carter’s biggest
achievement.
Who are
Sadat and
Begin?
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The NY Times
reported lies
and errors made
in Vietnam in
these defense
documents.
What are
the
Pentagon
Papers?
$???
This Soviet
leader “made
the fear
disappear”.
Who is
Mikhail
Gorbachev?
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The Berlin Wall
came tumbling
down when this
president was in
power.
Who is
George
Bush Sr.?
$200
Reagan
increased
defense spending
to research this
defense program.
What is SDI
or Star
Wars?
Strategic Defense Initiative
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This Soviet policy
of “speaking out
openly and
honestly” was a
great change for
the USSR.
What is
glasnost ?
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In this affair,
Reagan sold arms
to one country to
pay for a revolution
in another, all
without Congress’
approval!
What is the
Iran-Contra
Affair?
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Diplomacy
These three
factors
contributed to
the end of the
Cold War.
What are: (name 3!)
1.The USSR’s economic troubles at
home.
2.Gorbie’s policies of glasnost and
perestroika
3.Reagan’s hawkish attitude and
STAR WARS program.
4.The Soviet’s burden of fighting a
war in Afghanistan.
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