Cold War Review Sheet                        

 

   

Terms to Know

 

 

 

Yalta      Atlantic Charter         UN    Iron Curtain     Containment        Truman  Doctrine                 

NATO     Secret Testing       Roswell

Marshall Plan    Berlin Airlift   Warsaw Pact               

U2        Sputnik                        Moon Landing              

Brinkmanship            JFK

Khrushchev                    Castro                          Berlin Wall                            

Brezhnev                       Ayatollah              Star Wars                    SALT

H-Bomb                         38th Parallel             Domino Theory                         

 Napalm                        Détente                     Miracle on Ice  

Dien Bien Phu                           Vietcong                    Ho Chi Minh                            

Khmer Rouge                          

 

 

 COLD WAR SONG

 

WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE US AND USSR?

 

Political System            Economic System                               Government

 

Dictatorship        +            Socialism                =      USSR / Communism

Democracy         +            Capitalism/Free Enterprise            =            USA

 

 

 

Did you know that the Russian National Anthem came from The International?

How does the UN operate?

Where is the iron curtain? Who coined the term?

What are MANY examples of containment? TM ME -- Truman Doctrine is Military Aid (no troops), and the Marshall plan is Economic Aid. Greece and Turkey took advantage of the Truman Doctrine.

What happened in the Cuban Missile Crisis? How did Kennedy resolve the issue?

“Ayatollah’s in Iran … Russians in Afghanistan" Why was Iran hostile to America, why did America support Afghanistan?

Why did we get involved in Korea and Vietnam?

What was the youth of America’s reaction to the Vietnam War?

Why was it called a Cold War?

What were some themes of the Cold War and popular culture?