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Name :__Maya Chavez______________ Block/Day:______________ Topic 8-Postwar America Lessons 1-7 Guided Reading Homework Packet Topic 8-Lesson 1-The Beginning of the Cold War Directions: Define the following terms in the space provided 1-satellite states- independent nation under the control of a more powerful nation 2-Cold War - worldwide rivalry between the U.S. and the soviet union 3-Truman Doctrine- president Truman’s promise to help nations struggling against communist movements 4-George F. Kennan - american diplomat who spent several years serving in eastern europe and the soviet union 5-containment- policy of keeping communism contained within it's existing borders 6-Marshall Plan- foreign policy that offered economic aid to western europe after ww2 7-Berlin airlift- program in which u.s. and british pilots flew supplies to west berlin during a soviet union 8-North Atlantic Treaty Organization(NATO)- military alliance formed to counter soviet blockade 9-Warsaw Pact- military alliance of the soviet union and it's satelite states 10-iron curtain - term coined by winston churchill to describe the border between the soviet satelite states and western europe Read Lesson 1, answer the following questions as you read. 1. How did the goals of U.S. and Soviet foreign policy differ after World War II? a. Soviets wanted to increase their influence and extend Communism, the U.S. wanted to limit Communism 2. What events caused President Truman to propose what became known as the Truman Doctrine? a. Communist uprisings in Turkey and Greece 3. Why did George Kennan think that containment would work against Soviet expansion? a. He thought he could create alliances with them to build them up and therefore they could stand up against communism 4. How did the United States and its allies respond to Soviet aggression in Europe?
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