The USA and the Soviet Union’s opposing political and economic beliefs caused the Cold War. NATO and the Warsaw Pact were established. Both competed in the arms and the space race.
Which Superpower was Capitalist and which one was Communist?
The USA was Communist and the USSR was Capitalist
The USSR was Communist and the USA was Capitalist
The USSR was Democratic and the USA was a Dictatorship
Where did the two peace conferences take place at the end of WWII?
Yalta and Potsdam
Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Paris and Munich
Who gave a speech about The Iron Curtain?
Prime Minister Winston Churchill
What was the Truman Doctrine?
It was a decision made by the Allies to try to break through the Iron Curtain
It was the US government's policy to stop communism spreading further
It was the Soviet plan to try to stop Capitalism spreading to Eastern Europe
What was Marshall Aid?
Money and materials given to the countries of Europe to help them rebuild
Money to help communist countries
Marshall Aid was the money sent to the South America and Africa
What was NATO?
A military alliance to protect Western European countries
An alliance to provide economic aid
A Soviet military base with missiles prepared to attack the USA
What was the Warsaw Pact?
A trade organisation between all the Eastern European countries
A military organisation of Eastern European countries
A Western military alliance prepared to attack the Soviets
What does M.A.D stand for?
Mutually Assured Destruction
Militarily Assured Destruction
Massive Assured Destruction
When did the Soviet Union develop its first atomic bomb?
When was the first Hydrogen bomb tested?