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In a speech regarding the divide in Europe over communism, Winston Churchill stated that a(n) ___________ descended over the continent.
Doing whatever it takes to to gain an advantage, even if it means nuclear war, and win is referred to as
the domino theory
Which nations emerged as the world's superpowers after World War II and into the period of the Cold War?
Soviet Union (USSR)
Nations that fell under the influence of the Soviet Union and established communist regimes were referred to as
Who wrote The Communist Manifesto, the book that outlined the idea behind overthrowing capitalism and implementing the communist system?
The organization that was formed to combat communism and protect member nations from a communist attack was the
As a reform to society, China instituted the ________ as a way of removing previous capitalist influences and implementing communist policies throughout the country.
spheres of influence
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
The nation created after World War II as a homeland for displaced Jews was
the Soviet Union
The organization that the Soviet Union created in response to the defense alliance created by the United States consisting of communist allies to the USSR was
the United Nations
the satellite nations
the Warsaw Pact
What made the Cold War cold?
tensions were high between the US and Soviet Union but did not lead to direct war with one another
the US and Soviet Union fought in wars over influence, but never directly fought each other
much of the Soviet Union and US are cold for part or most of the year
many of the actions that the US and the Soviet Union took throughout the world are considered cold-hearted