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Cold War: How it affected different countries- history of countries &map activity

The Cold War Around the World:
How Did It Effect Each Country?


Directions:
Learning about the Cold War can help you brush up on your world geography. On your blank political map, locate these Cold War trouble spots. On this sheet, give a capsule summary of the conflict and the date when it occurred, from the end of World War II to 1970

1. Two Chinas- policy problems



2. Iran 1946, 1953



3. Greece



4. Turkey Tensions



5. Marshall Plan
6. Iron Curtain



7. Korea



8. Berlin



9. Vietnam



10. Guatemala



11. Poland



12. Hungary



13. Suez Canal



14. Cuba


15. Lebanon



16. Cambodia

KEY: The Cold War Around the World:
How Did It Effect Each Country?


Directions:
Learning about the Cold War can help you brush up on your world geography. On your blank political map, locate these Cold War trouble spots. On this sheet, give a capsule summary of the conflict and the date when it occurred, from the end of World War II to 1970

1. Two Chinas- policy problems
a. Mainland China and Taiwan (Formosa): Mao Ze Dong and his Communists take control of mainland China, 1949: Chang Kai-Shek, and his Nationalists flee to Formosa; the “China lobby” accuses Democrats of “Losing China”; the US moves to protect Formosa from Communist China’s threats, 1950s
2. Iran 1946, 1953
a. Soviets refuse to remove their troops at the end of the war in 1946; the CIA engineers a coup to oust nationalist Mossadeq, put back Shah Reza Pahlavi, 1953
3. Greece
a. US sends aid under the Truman Doctrine to help democratic Greek government defeat guerilla war against communists, 1947
4. Turkey Tensions
a. Turkey received aid under the Truman Doctrine to resist Soviet pressures for joint control of Dardanelles, 1947
5. Marshall Plan
a. Massive US economic aid to Western Europe so its economies would recover from the war and not be susceptible to Communist agitation

6. Iron Curtain
a. Soviets install Soviet dominated governments in Eastern Europe after World War II- Poland, East Germany, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, and Albania

7. Korea
a. 1950-53, UN war (mostly with US forces) to push back North Korean invasion of South Korea

8. Berlin
a. Soviets blockade and Western airlift, 1948; crisis of 18958 when Khrushchev demanded withdrawal of all Western troops; Berlin wall built 1961

9. Vietnam
a. 1950-54, US gives aid to French to fight Ho Chi Minh and his communist Vietminh forces; Eisenhower , Kennedy gives aid and send advisors to the South Vietnamese government in their fight against Communist Viet Cong and North Vietnam; Johnson escalates war; Nixon starts troop withdrawals

10. Guatemala
a. CIA supports rebels who oust democratic elected Arbenz government and set up a military dictatorship, on pretext of Arbenz being “nearly Communist-1954


11. Poland
a. Riots against Soviet control 1956

12. Hungary
a. Soviet tanks crush uprising, 1956, US protests



13. Suez Canal
a. Egypt takes over the canal; Israel attacks Sinai Peninsula, France and Britain take canal, US and USSR support a UN cease fire and condemnation of Britain, France, and Israel-1956


14. Cuba
a. Castro drives out Batista, 1959, alienates US with Communist reforms and appointments, turn to Soviet Union for support; Bay of Pigs botched invasion of Cuban exiles supported by US 1960; 1962 missile crisis


15. Lebanon
a. US troops invade to hold off supposed Communist threat 1958

16. Cambodia
a. Nixon escalates Vietnam War by sending US troops into Cambodia 1970

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Cold War: How it affected different countries- history of
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Cold War: How it affected different countries- history of
Cold War: How it affected different countries- history of