Study Guide- Chap. 30  The Cold War 1945 - 1991 Terms and People to Know
Ch 30 pgs (964-975) Sec 1
Berlin Wall    superpowers   Imre Nagy   Alexander Dubcek   “Prague Spring”   Hydrogen bomb 
balance of terror   Nuclear Test Ban Treaty   S.A.L.T. talks    antiballistic missles  (ABMs)  Ronald Reagan
“Star Wars Program”   Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty    détente  Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
SEATO    Korean War   Vietnam War    Fidel Castro   John F. Kennedy   “Bay of Pigs Invasion”  
Cuban Missile Crisis ( 1962)    Nikita Khruschchev    ideology   “peaceful coexistence”   Leonid Brezhnev      
dissidents      Andrei Sakharov    Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn    command economy   free market economy  

Red scare  Joseph McCarthy    House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC)  The European Union   
NAFTA     Kyoto Accords  

Ch 30 pgs (976-984) Sec 2
United Nations  New York City   The World Bank    The International Monetary Fund   recessions
Suburbanization   Sunbelt   Elvis Presley   G.I. Bill    Dwight Eisenhower   The Oil Crisis   segregation  
Discrimination   Brown vs the Board of Education of Topeka    The Civil Rights Movement      
Martin Luther King Jr.       Lyndon B. Johnson    Medicare    Ronald Reagan   West Germany  
Konrad Adenaur   welfare state    Conservative party   Margaret Thatcher  
European Coal and Steel Community     The European Community    Common Market   European Union    
Douglas MacArthur   Liberal Democratic Party    gross domestic product  
Ch 30 pgs (985-991) Sec 3
Mao Zedong     Jiang Jieshi    People's Republic of China    Nationalists (Taiwan)     Tibet   Dalai Lama  
counterrevolutionaries   collectivization    The Great Leap Forward   

The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution        Red Guard   "Little Red Book"    Richard Nixon  
38th Parallel        Kim Il Sung    Syngman Rhee        Korean War    Pusan Perimeter   demilitarized zone   DMZ  
“ Great Leader”   Kim Jong II          

Ch 30 pgs. ( 992-999)  Sec 4
Guerillas   Ho Chi Minh         Dienbienphu        Geneva Accords ( 1954)    Ngo Dinh Diem     domino theory    Viet Cong  
Gulf of Tonkin   U.S.S. Maddox   Gulf of Tonkin Resolution   The Tet Offensive 

POWs  MIAs   President Nixon   Paris Peace Accord    Saigon    Ho Chi Minh City  
Khmer Rouge   Pol Pot      "boat people"    Mikhail Gorbachev    glasnost       perestroika    Boris Yeltsin     

Ch 30 pgs. ( 1000-1011)  Sec 5
Nikita Khrushchev         de-Stalinization      Leonid Brezhnev       dissidents      Andrei Sakharov
Sputnik I        Afghan War   Afghanistan   mujahedin   Mikhail Gorbachev    glasnost       perestroika       
Boris Yeltsin      Chechnya      Solidarity     Lech Walesa       Pope Jon Paul II      Vaclav Havel 

Nicolae Ceausescu   Deng Xiaoping                
Essay Questions
1. Describe and explain the problems France, Great Britain, and Germany  faced after World War II.
2. Describe and explain the United States as a world leader. Explain how economic prosperity and social reforms changed American life.
3. Describe the rise and fall of the Soviet Union.  Identify the causes and effects of the collapse of the Soviet Union and how it effected the eastern European Communist countries.