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History 200Professor McKayFall 2014Chapter 1- Key Words and QuestionsThe United Nations (UN)-24thOctober 1945. A transnational organization promotinginternational co-operation, formed by 51 countries in order to maintain international peaceand security. Its four main purposes are: to keep world peace, develop friendly relationsamong nations, work together to improve life conditions for poor people, and harmonizecommon interests in order to achieve these goals.North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)4thApril 1949. An international militaryalliance, based on the North Atlantic Treaty, based in Brussels, Belgium to safeguard thefreedom and security, through political and military means, of its members. NATO Has 28member states from across Europe and North America.Warsaw Pact14thMay 1955. A treaty signed, in Warsaw, by the Soviet Union and sevenEuropean ‘satellites’ for a mutual defence organisation enabling the Soviet Union to be incommand of the armed forces of its members.

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History, World History, Yalta Conference, World War II, Cold War, North Atlantic Treaty, primary participants

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