What was the policy of containment trying to do and

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6. What was the policy of "containment" trying to do and where was it applied in the early Cold War?
2.1.3 Study: The Iron Curtain Study Sheet Texas U.S. History Sem 2 (S3644646) Jonathan Cruz Date: ____________ Use the following questions to guide your note-taking as you move through the material. This will be a valuable resource when you prepare for the test. 1. Write the correct key term in the blank preceding each definition.
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b.Central Intelligence Agency: An agency of the federal government whose purpose is to gather information about foreign governments, businesses, and individuals to help the U.S. government make foreign policy decisions. c. Eastern Bloc : A military, political, and economic grouping of nations under the leadership of the Soviet Union. It included the Communist governments in Eastern Europe controlled by the Soviets along with other Soviet-friendly nations around the world. d. Hard power : The ability to use military might to influence another country's behavior. e. Hydrogen bomb : A bomb that gets enormous power from nuclear energy. It is more powerful than an atomic bomb and uses a different process to release energy in the form of an explosion. f. Korean War : A military conflict between the Republic of Korea (South Korea) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea). South Korea was supported by United Nations countries, including the United States. North Korea was supported by the Communist governments of China and the Soviet Union. The war lasted from 1950 to 1953 and ended without a clear winner. g.National Security Council : An agency created in 1947 for giving the president information and suggestions about foreign policy and national security. h.Warsaw Pact : A treaty signed by eight Communist countries in Europe as a response to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). i.Western Bloc : A military, political, and economic grouping of nations under the leadership of the United States. It included the democratic, capitalist nations of North America and Western Europe along with other anti-Communist nations around the world.

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