Mrs. Miles’ Social Studies Class<br />Cold War Vocabulary<br />
February 15th Openers: <br />1.) What country was divided after WWII?<br />A) Japan<br />B) France<br />C) Germany<br />D)...
Cold War Vocabulary<br />Arms Race-- a competition between countries for superiority in the number and power of weapons he...
Berlin Wall:<br />
Berlin Wall<br />
Cold War Vocabulary:<br />Cold War--a period of rivalry between the Soviet Union and the United States that lasted more th...
Iron Curtain:<br />http://player.discoveryeducation.com/index.cfm?guidAssetId=88C8A852-9FAF-4807-A6BE-31C0F0AEDA56&blnFrom...
Cold War Vocabulary:<br />Marshall Plan--the decision by the United States to provide money and supplies to help rebuild E...
Cold War Vocabulary:<br />Superpowers--specifically the United States and the Soviet Union, strong nations capable of infl...
Cold War Vocabulary:<br />Common Market—a group of nations that cooperates to make trade among members easier.<br />Europe...
Mikhail Gorbachev<br />
Ronald Reagan<br />“Mr. Gorbachev  tear down this wall!”<br />http://player.discoveryeducation.com/index.cfm?guidAssetId=7...
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Cold war vocabulary

  1. 1. Mrs. Miles’ Social Studies Class<br />Cold War Vocabulary<br />
  2. 2. February 15th Openers: <br />1.) What country was divided after WWII?<br />A) Japan<br />B) France<br />C) Germany<br />D) USSR<br />2.) What two countries were known as the superpowers after WWII?<br />A) Japan and Germany<br />B) USA and USSR<br />C) USSR and England<br />D) USA and France<br />
  3. 3. Cold War Vocabulary<br />Arms Race-- a competition between countries for superiority in the number and power of weapons held. During the Cold War the arms race was between the United States and the USSR<br />Berlin Wall--a wall built by the Soviet Union separating East Berlin from West Berlin<br />
  4. 4. Berlin Wall:<br />
  5. 5. Berlin Wall<br />
  6. 6. Cold War Vocabulary:<br />Cold War--a period of rivalry between the Soviet Union and the United States that lasted more than 40 years<br />Iron Curtain--a term used to describe the division of Europe between the western nations supported by the United States and the eastern nations supported by the Soviet Union<br />
  7. 7. Iron Curtain:<br />http://player.discoveryeducation.com/index.cfm?guidAssetId=88C8A852-9FAF-4807-A6BE-31C0F0AEDA56&blnFromSearch=1&productcode=US<br />
  8. 8. Cold War Vocabulary:<br />Marshall Plan--the decision by the United States to provide money and supplies to help rebuild Europe<br />NATO– (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) a military alliance of democratic states between the United States and the nations of Western Europe<br />
  9. 9. Cold War Vocabulary:<br />Superpowers--specifically the United States and the Soviet Union, strong nations capable of influencing many other countries<br />Warsaw Pact—a military alliance of the Soviet Union and the nations of Eastern Europe<br />
  10. 10. Cold War Vocabulary:<br />Common Market—a group of nations that cooperates to make trade among members easier.<br />European Union—(EU) is an organization that promotes political and economic cooperation in Europe<br />Mikhail Gorbachev—appointed the leader of the Soviet Union in 1985. He expanded basic freedoms for USSR citizens. His reforms helped bring an end to communism in the USSR. <br />
  11. 11. Mikhail Gorbachev<br />
  12. 12. Ronald Reagan<br />“Mr. Gorbachev tear down this wall!”<br />http://player.discoveryeducation.com/index.cfm?guidAssetId=79587A21-8B4C-4DFA-BDFD-BAD631A92CDB&blnFromSearch=1&productcode=US<br />

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