Cold War Story Board
Updated: 2/3/2020
Cold War Story Board
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  • Truman Doctrine
  • Don't worry, America will defend you all against Communism!
  • Yay, thanks America!
  • Threatened Nations
  • Satellite Nations
  • Formation of NATO
  • The Truman Doctrine was an American foreign policy stating that the US should give support to countries threatened by Soviet forces or Communist insurrection.
  • Iron Curtain
  • Satellite Nations are nations that are politically and economically controlled by another, more powerful country. At this time, many countries in Eastern Europe were satellite nations under the Soviet Union.
  • Berlin Airlift
  • NATO was formed in 1949, creating a defensive alliance between nations in Western Europe, and the US (12 countries in total).
  • Arms Race
  • The Iron Curtain was the political and military barrier that isolated Soviet-controlled countries of Eastern Europe after WWII.
  • When West Berlin was blockaded by the Soviets, American planes went over the area and dropped supplies to those who were trapped.
  • The Arms Race was the tension-filled, anxious race between nations on who could build up powerful arms first, specifically nuclear weapons.
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