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United nations

1945

united nations was a world organization that provided peaceful resolutions to international conflict.

Truman Doctrine

1947

President trumans policy was giving american aid to different nations that had been threatened by communist expansion.

Marshall Plan

1947

an ambitious plan to help Europe rebuild.

Berlin Aircraft

1947

the marshall plan helped Europe nations to rebuild their losses in world war two, so that it could lower the threats of communists revolutions in Western Europe.

Noth Atlantic Treaty Organization

1949

The NATO's goal was to defend western europe from any Soviet threats.

38th Parallel

1950

the 38th parallel was the dividing line between Soth Korea and and communist North Korea.

Vietcong

1950

Guerrillas who opposed Diem.

Guerrillas

1950

Fighters who make hit and run attacks on the enemy.

National Auronatics and Space Administration

1950

Its mission was to direct an American space program to compete with the soviets.

Domino Theory

1950

if south Vietnam fell to communism they believed that other countries in the region would follow.

demilitarialized zone

1953

this had been an area with no military forces at all now it had been along the border where the 38th parallel had been before the war.

Warsaw act

1955

forces to allow policies.

Superpowers

1960

This was nations that had enough military,political,and economic strength to influence events world wide.

Berlin Wall

1961

The berlin wall had cut off contact between all family and friends.

Bay of Pigs Invasion

1961

strengthened Castro in Cuba and embarrased the united states.

Bay of Pigs Invasion

1961

the bay of pigs invasion had strengthened Castro in Cuba and embarrassed the united states.

Exiles

1961

people who were forced to leave their own country.

Alliance for progress

1961

ambitious aid program.

Organization of american States

1961

Promoted economic progress in the Americans by investing in transportation and industry.

Peace Corps

1961

worked in developing workers as teachers

Cuban missile crisis

1962

major cold war confrontation in world war two.

Escalated

1964

war in Vietnam expanded

Golf of Tolkin Resolution

1964

it allows the president to take all necessary measures to repel any armed attack or to prevent further aggression.

Draft

1968

system of mandatory inlistment

Tet offensive

1968

Vietnamese new years holiday.

Detente

1972

Nixons effort to reduce tensions between the superpowers.

SALT Agreement

1972

limit on the number of nuclear weapons and missiles

Khmer Rouge

1975

People drowned or died of thirst.

Boat people

1975

won the civil war in Cambodia.

Star Wars

1981

development of a new weapon system that he hoped could destroy the soviet missiles from space.

Solidarity

1981

an independent labor union

Martial law

1981

emergency military rule on the country.

glasnot

1985

Russian term for speaking out openly.

Summit Meeting

1985

Conference between the high ranking officials of different nations.

The Cold War

05/07/2013