Person, Place or Event
Person, Place or Event
Make the statement True
True or False
Fill in the Blank
100

Government that owns everything; allows no freedom and lies constantly

Communism 

100

Fidel Castro became the communist leader of this island nation.

Cuba

100

The U-2 incident was about a (Soviet) spy plane that was shot down.

False, it was about a U.S. spy plane

100

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka was a Supreme Court decision that made segregation illegal in schools.

True

100

__________ was the U.S. president that got America out of the Vietnam War.

Richard Nixon

200

Commander in Korea; fired for publicly fighting his orders.

Douglas MacArthur

200

U.S. program to rebuild Europe after WWII

Marshall Plan

200

During the Cold War, Vietnam, Korea and (France) were all divided with one part being communist and the other not for a time.

False, France should be Germany

200

The Soviet Union put the first man-made satellite and person in orbit.

True

200

The nations of east Europe, taken during WWII by the Soviet Union were forced to ____________.

become and stay communist during the Cold War.

300

Wall built to keep East Germans from escaping to the west through Berlin.

Berlin Wall

300

Dividing line between the communist and free nations of Europe during the Cold War.

Iron Curtain

300

The U.S. policy toward communism during the Cold War was called (confrontation)

False confrontation should be CONTAINMENT

300

(The Warsaw Pact) was the treaty organization joined by the U.S. to protect Europe from the Soviet Union during the Cold War.

False, it was NATO

300

Senator Joseph McCarthy became famous by _________.

making accusations about communists in the government.

400

Resolution by Congress that gave President Johnson the power to do whatever was needed to stop Vietnamese communists.

Gulf of Tonkin

400

Mao Zedong was the leader of this Chinese group.

Communists

400

The Berlin Airlift kept the city supplies when the (Germans) blockaded the city in 1948

False, Germans should be changed to SOVIETS

400

The people of the United States were very afraid of communism in the 1950's.

True

400

The most widespread protests in the 1960's and '70s were about ___________.

The Vietnam War

500

Chiang Kai-Shek was the leader of this Chinese Group

Nationalists of Taiwan

500

The American space agency.

 NASA

500

(Lyndon Johnson) and Martin Luther King were both assassinated in the 1960's

False, JFK was assassinated along with Martin Luther

500

In wars all over the world during the Cold War, the U.S. would help one side while (East Germany) helped the other.

False, the SOVIET UNION helped the other side

500

West Germany was NOT ___________ during the Cold War.

communist

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