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Truman, Eisenhower & Kennedy Vocabulary
(Techbook Chapter 9 & 10)
Using your techbook, identify the definition and significance of the following terms, places, events, or people.
Berlin Wall- A guarded concrete barrier that physically divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989.
Iron Curtain- National barrier separating the former soviet bloc and the west prior to the decline of
Soviet Union- Officially the union of soviet socialist republics, was federal socialist state in northern
Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991
Korean War- War between North and South Korea. North Korea invaded South Korea on June 25, 1950.
Space Race- 20th century competition between two cold war rivals the USSR and the USto achieve fist
Sputnik- Sovient Union Launched the first artificial satellite.the launch came as a shock to experts and
Marshall Plan- A US program providing Aid to Western
Europe following the devastation of World War