Containment: the action of keeping something harmful under control or within limits The Korean war started when the North Korea communist army invaded South Korea. Several nations joined forces in either North Korea's side or South Korea's side. US was one of the nations that got involved in the conflict and joined forces with South Korea. The USA had one goal in the war and it was to put communism under containment.
Sputnik: A Russian satellite that was the first to reach space SPACE RACE was the competition between the Soviet Union and the United States to see who could get to space first. Thought Russia sent the first object to space which was a satellite named Sputnik, the USA was the first to reach the MOON.
CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS
The BAY of PIGS was a attempt to overthrow Fidel Castro and his Revolution. Instead it led to a drastic defeat which made Cuba push back arms of the Soviet Union and has sourced US -Cuba to this day
Berlin Airlift: a airlift sent to Berlin to drop off supplies Marshall Plan: A program to help Europe financially after world war II The Berlin was made in order to separate the democratic countries from the communist. The US seeked to help out Europe by forming the Marshall Plan and by sending the Berlin airlift to send them supplies.