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The Allied victory in World War II led to the emergence of TWO global superpowers. What were those TWO superpowers?
Japan & China
United States & Japan
Great Britain & Soviet Union
United States & Soviet Union
One of the biggest changes to the United States after World War II was _______________________________.
that we lost our freedoms.
we ended isolationism.
we became a communist country.
we were owned by Great Britain.
Who was the dictator that controlled the Soviet Union?
A system where the government owns the factories and other natural resources AND controls the production of goods is known as _____________________.
True or False: After World War II Germany was divided into East Germany and West Germany.
True or False: The Iron curtain was a huge iron barrier wall that was built between East and West Germany.
As the iron curtain (imaginary line between East and West Germany) fell the _______________ between the United States and the Soviet Union began.
War of the States
World War III
When Germany was divided between the Allied Powers and the Soviet Union after World War II, Germany's capital city of _______________ was also divided.
In 1948, the Soviets blocked ALL supplies from getting into West Berlin. How did the U.S. and the other Allies manage to still get supplies into West Berlin?
U.S. and Allied airplanes delivered supplies into West Berlin for 321 days! This was known as the _____________ ________________.
What was the Berlin Wall?
An imaginary wall between East and West Berlin
An imaginary wall between North and South Berlin
A concrete wall that separated East and West Berlin
A concrete wall that separated North and South Berlin
In 1949 the United States and European countries worked together to form an alliance for protection against Communist aggression called N.A.T.O. What does N.A.T.O stand for?
National Alliance Traffic Organization
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
North American Traffic Organization
National Airlift Traffic Organization
In response to NATO, the Soviet Union and its allies formed a defense known as the _______________ _____________.