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Techbook – plano.discoveryeducation.com Truman, Eisenhower & Kennedy Vocabulary (Techbook Chapter 9 & 10) Using your techbook, identify the definition and significance of the following terms, places, events, or people. 1. Berlin Wall- A guarded concrete barrier that physically divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989. 2. Iron Curtain- National barrier separating the former soviet bloc and the west prior to the decline of communism. 3. Soviet Union- Officially the union of soviet socialist republics, was federal socialist state in northern Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991 4. Korean War- War between North and South Korea. North Korea invaded South Korea on June 25, 1950. 5. Space Race- 20th century competition between two cold war rivals the USSR and the USto achieve fist spaceflight capability. 6. Sputnik- Sovient Union Launched the first artificial satellite.the launch came as a shock to experts and the US. 7. Marshall Plan- A US program providing Aid to Western Europe following the devastation of World War II 8. containment-

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