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Stalin prevents aid from reaching west Berlin. America and British will drop thousands of supplies from planes.
Plan after WWII to give billions of dollars to Western Europe in an effort to stop the spread of Communism.
Policy of providing economic and military aid to any country threatened by communism, mainly to help Greece and Turkey.
A competition between the United States and the Soviet Union on who can supple their arsenal with more weapons?
A military and defense alliance formed by 12 countries in Western Europe and North America. And the first peace time alliance in US History and the most important for the past 60 years.
U.S. Policy to prevent the spread of communism
What war did the Cold War follow?
World War 1
World War 2
A system where the government is run by a dictator with complete control of everything in the country.
What was the Red Scare?
The fear of communists
A nationwide hunt for communist in the U.S.
All of the above
When did the Space Race start?
What was the name of the first satellite launched into orbit?
The Truman Doctrine represented a dramatic sea-change in American foreign policy.
The Berlin Blockade was a naval blockade of the Turkish Straights.
The policy of containment was designed to “contain” Soviet communism from spreading beyond its post World War II borders.