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Cold War

  1. 1. Cold War By Justin Scott Ehrenpreis
  2. 2. Truman Doctrine <ul><li>US policy to help other countries resist military take over. </li></ul><ul><li>(stop communism) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Marshall Plan <ul><li>US would provide money aid to rebuild Western Europe </li></ul>
  4. 4. Commenter <ul><li>Soviet International Policy to help countries get rid of capitalist, imperialists </li></ul>
  5. 5. Warsaw Pact <ul><li>Military Alliance between USSR and Eastern European Nations </li></ul>
  6. 6. Iron Curtin <ul><li>Describes the division between Soviet Union and the West (Cold War) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Brinkmanship <ul><li>The practice of threatening with massive military retaliations for any act of aggression </li></ul>
  8. 8. Harry Truman <ul><li>Truman Doctrine </li></ul><ul><li>US President </li></ul><ul><li>Saw Communism as evil force </li></ul><ul><li>Idea “Containment” </li></ul><ul><li>To limit Communism </li></ul>
  9. 9. Dwight Eisenhower <ul><li>US President #34 </li></ul><ul><li>US general than President </li></ul><ul><li>Compared struggle against Communism of Totalitarian Government in WW2 </li></ul>
  10. 10. Joseph Stalin <ul><li>Leader of Russia (SU) </li></ul><ul><li>Brought all economic control to government </li></ul><ul><li>Wanted SU to be modern industrial power </li></ul><ul><li>Was ruthless </li></ul><ul><li>5 plans </li></ul>
  11. 11. Fidel Castro <ul><li>Communist director of Cuba </li></ul>
  12. 12. Nikita Khrushchev <ul><li>Head of Soviet-Communist Party </li></ul><ul><li>He criticized Stalin for crimes against Soviet People </li></ul>
  13. 13. JFK <ul><li>35 President of US </li></ul><ul><li>Naval Blockade of Cuba </li></ul>
  14. 14. Ho Chi Minh <ul><li>Leader of Nationalist Communist Party in Vietnam </li></ul><ul><li>Wanted to unite North and South Vietnam </li></ul>
  15. 15. Bay of Pigs <ul><li>Failed attempt by US to overthrow Cuban Leader Fidel Castro </li></ul><ul><li>Invasion forces landed in Bay of Pigs in Cuba </li></ul>
  16. 16. Korean War <ul><li>Between North and South Korea </li></ul><ul><li>US took side of South, Communists supported North US policy “containment” Which stops the spread of Communism </li></ul>
  17. 17. Space Race <ul><li>A race to space for US and Russia for superiority </li></ul><ul><li>First Satellite Russia (Sputnick) </li></ul>
  18. 18. Arms Race <ul><li>Between US and USSR </li></ul><ul><li>Race to have the best weapons (missiles, tanks, bombs) </li></ul>
  19. 19. Alliances <ul><li>Formal agreement between two of more nations to come to each others defense </li></ul>
  20. 20. NATO <ul><li>North Atlantic Treaty Organization </li></ul><ul><li>US, Canada, Western Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Nations formed by military alliance </li></ul>
  21. 21. Espionage <ul><li>Government spying on another </li></ul>
  22. 22. Berlin Blockade <ul><li>An event between the super powers </li></ul><ul><li>US and USSR had different aims for what to do to Germany </li></ul><ul><li>A divider of Communism </li></ul>
  23. 23. What was the Cold War? <ul><li>Was a state of tension and hostility among nations (US and SU) </li></ul><ul><li>No armed conflicts between rivals </li></ul>
  24. 24. How did US try to halt spread of Communism? <ul><li>Truman Doctrine </li></ul><ul><li>Containment </li></ul>
  25. 25. Why did the Cold War last so long? <ul><li>Lasted more than 40 years </li></ul><ul><li>The conflicts arose like Korean and Vietnam War </li></ul>
  26. 26. Where there any positive effects as a result of Cold War? <ul><li>Truman Doctrine, Marshall Plan, NATO, Warsaw Pact, Berlin Airlift </li></ul>

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