Capitalism Capitalist Communism Communist Containment Domino Theory Hot War Ideology International Geophysical Year Marshal Plan NASA North Atlantic Treaty Operation Paperclip Proxy Wars Puppet Regime Sea of Tranquility Superpowers Teleology Treaty of Versailles Truman Doctrine
An economic and political system in which a country's trade and industry are controlled by private owners for profit.
An individual who supports and practices capitalism
A state of political hostility existing between countries, characterized by threats, violent propaganda, subversive activities and other measures.
A political theory derived from Karl Marx, advocating class war and leading to a society in which all property is publicly owned and each person works and is paid according to their abilities and needs.
An individual who supports and practices communism
The idea that communism needed to be contained and isolated, or it would spread to neighboring countries. This would thus allow the Domino Theory to take hold.
The Theory that if on country came under the influence of communism, then the surrounding countries would follow in a domino effect.
A war with active military hostilities
The Ideas and manner of thinking of a group, social class or individual
Was an international scientific project that lasted from July 1, 1957 to December 31, 1958. It encompassed 11 Earth sciences such as oceanography, solar activity and meteorology.
Advocated by the secretary of state George C. Marshall and passed by congress in 1948. It was a program offered by the US to provide financial aid and other initiates to European countries who were heavily affect by World War II.
Nation Aeronautics and Space Administration
The treaty signed in 1949 by 12 countries that established NATO (Northern Atlantic Treaty Organization)
Was the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) program used to recruit the scientists of Nazi Germany for employment by the US in the aftermath of WWII.
A proxy war is a war that comes to be when opposing powers use third parties as a way for fighting each other directly e.g. Korean War
The term puppet state (also puppet government, marionette government) describes a nominal sovereignty controlled effectively by a foreign power.
Is a large dark basaltic plain on the moon.
A very powerful and influential nation, especially one capable of influencing international events and the acts and policies of less powerful nations. Eg. Unitied States of America
The doctrine wherein the purpose is soley focused on the final product and as such the means become unimportant.
A treaty signed in 1919 that brought a formal end to World War I. The Treaty redivided the territory of the defeated Central Powers, restricted Germany’s armed forces and established the League of Nations.
The principle that the US should give support to countries or peoples threatened by Soviet forces or communist insurrection.
International Geophysical Year
North Atlantic Treaty
Sea of Tranquility
Treaty of Versailles
Armed open conflict between nations or fractions
A treaty of mutual defense and military aid signed at Warsaw on May 14, 1955, by communist states of Europe under Soviet influence, in response to the admission of West Germany to NATO. The pact was dissolved in 1991.