Chapter 22 The Vietnam War YearsChapter 22 The Vietnam War Years
What encouraged Truman to send almost $1 billion in military and economic aid to the French in Vietnam?
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Chapter 29: New Nations Emerge: 1946 – 1999 BChapter 29: New Nations Emerge: 1946 – 1999 B
Before World War II, European nations controlled many colonies in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. After the war, people in these colonies wanted to be free to make their own economic and political decisions
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This depression and the effects of World War I had left the German economy in tatters. In the 1930s, a German dictator, Adolf Hitler, took advantage of Germany’s troubles to stir up German nationalism
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Chapter30 True/FalseChapter30 True/False
In 1971, East Pakistan decided to seek independence and took the name Bangladesh
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With the New Frontier, Kennedy hoped to wipe out poverty, to lift American eyes to the stars, and to provide international aid to needy countries
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The Turbulent Sixties (Kennedy-Nixon)The Turbulent Sixties (Kennedy-Nixon)
United States lagged behind the Soviet Union in missile production. Nixon denied this claim and urged Americans to look at his experience—he had the experience to guide America in the Cold War—he had been vp to Eisenhower
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Cold War OriginsCold War Origins
U. S. S. R. and its Communist allies, often referred to as the Eastern bloc. On the other side were the United States and its democratic allies, usually referred to as the Western bloc
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Review of Asian Studies last struggle of the chinese civil war: the battles on quemoy and dengbu, 1949Review of Asian Studies last struggle of the chinese civil war: the battles on quemoy and dengbu, 1949
The Chinese Civil War: Decisive Encounters by Odd Arne Westad in 2003 mentioned them on one page. A 2008 study by Michael Szonyi, Cold War Island: Quemoy on the Front Line has more pages of description, but it is a work of social history
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This depression and the effects of World War I had left the German economy in tatters. In the 1930s, a German dictator, Adolf Hitler, took advantage of Germany’s troubles to stir up German nationalism
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Supreme commanderSupreme commander
South Korea. On June 27, U. S. President Truman authorized the use of American land, sea, and air forces in Korea; a week later, the United Nations placed the forces of 15 other member nations under U
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Final review early Cold War (Chapter 25)Final review early Cold War (Chapter 25)
According to the Charter of the United Nations, what advantage do the “permanent members” of the Security Council have?
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This depression and the effects of World War I had left the German economy in tatters. In the 1930s, a German dictator, Adolf Hitler, took advantage of Germany’s troubles to stir up German nationalism
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Defining us: The American ExperienceDefining us: The American Experience
Essential Learning: Students will be introduced to some key figures and major events during the Cold War era
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Reading & discussion guideReading & discussion guide
In 1945 the United States became involved in Vietnam. Vietnam had been an unnoticed French colony until Japan seized it. After World War II, France wanted to take Vietnam back—reclaim it! Under Ho Chi Minh, the communist leader of Vietnam
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Similarity between the goals of Mao ZedongSimilarity between the goals of Mao Zedong
Mao Zedong was the communist leader of China – China became a communist nation in 1949 and was renamed the People’s Republic of China
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