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Cold War

Published on Nov 30, 2018

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Cold War

  • a state of political hostility between countries characterized by threats, propaganda, and other measures short of open warfare, in particular.


  • the action of keeping something harmful under control or within limits.


  • a political theory derived from Karl Marx, advocating class war and leading to a society in which all property is publicly owned and each person works and is paid according to their abilities and needs.

Military Industrial

  • is an informal alliance between a nation's military and the defense industry that supplies it, seen together as a vested interest which influences public policy.


  • was made famous by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in his 1961 farewell address. ... Eisenhower referred to a novel set of challenges facing the American polity in the Cold War, while other definitions refer to more general relationships between the military and industry.Aug

Arms Race

  • a competition between nations for superiority in the development and accumulation of weapons, especially between the US and the former Soviet Union during the Cold War.


  • a belief or set of beliefs held and taught by a church, political party, or other group.

United Nation

  • is an international organization formed in 1945 to increase political and economic cooperation among its member countries.

Security Council

  • An important division of the United Nations that contains five permanent members — the United States, Britain, China, France, and Russia — and ten rotating members. It is often called into session to respond quickly to international crises.

Korean War

  • A war, also called the Korean conflict, fought in the early 1950s between the United Nations, supported by the United States, and the communist Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea). The war began in 1950, when North Korea invaded South Korea.

Fidel Castro

  • was a Cuban communist revolutionary and politician who governed the Republic of Cuba as Prime Minister from 1959 to 1976 and then as President from 1976 to 2008

John F Kennedy

  • was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963.


  • the easing of hostility or strained relations, especially between countries.

Iron Curtain

  • the notional barrier separating the former Soviet bloc and the West prior to the decline of communism that followed the political events in eastern Europe in 1989.

Black List

  • a list of people or products viewed with suspicion or disapproval.


  • the profession, activity, or skill of managing international relations, typically by a country's representatives abroad


  • the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, is a military alliance of European and North American democracies founded after World War II to strengthen international ties between member states—especially the United States and Europe—and to serve as a counter-balance to the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact.


  • was an international organization for collective defense in Southeast Asia created by the Southeast Asia Collective Defense Treaty, or Manila Pact, signed in September 1954 in Manila, Philippines.

Cuban Missile Crisis

  • A confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union in 1962 over the presence of missile sites in Cuba; one of the “hottest” periods of the cold war.

Eisenhower Doctrine

  • was a policy enunciated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on January 5, 1957, within a "Special Message to the Congress on the Situation in the Middle East"

Counter Culture

  • a way of life and set of attitudes opposed to or at variance with the prevailing social norm.

Civil Rights

  • the rights of citizens to political and social freedom and equality.

Social Movement

  • A social movement is a type of group action. Social movements can be defined as "organizational structures and strategies that may empower oppressed populations to mount effective challenges and resist the more powerful and advantaged elites".

Dejure Segregation

  • refers to the legal separation of groups in society.

Civil Disobediance

  • the refusal to comply with certain laws or to pay taxes and fines, as a peaceful form of political protest.

NoN Violent Protest

  • Nonviolent resistance is the practice of achieving goals such as social change through symbolic protests, civil disobedience, economic or political noncooperation, satyagraha, or other methods, while being nonviolent.


  • withdraw from commercial or social relations with (a country, organization, or person) as a punishment or protest.


  • (of a group of people) occupy a place as a form of protest.


  • the ending of a policy of racial segregation.