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HSC Modern History | Cold War

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Last updated: October 4, 2017
First submittedOctober 2, 2017
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First Post War USSR Leader
Joseph Stalin
Famous Analogy of the division between East/West
Iron Curtain
Main US policy drawn from Truman Doctrine
Containment
City Blockaded by Stalin
Berlin
China becomes Communist in this year
1949
US lead alliance against Communism
NATO
Communist Equivalent
Warsaw Pact
Eisenhower uses CIA to intervene in these Countries
Iran
Guatemala
Leads USSR after Stalin
Khrushchev
Crisis in 1956
Suez Crisis
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Massive Expenditure on weapons during this 'race'
Arms Race
1962 event that left the world in a MAD situation
Cuban Missile Crisis
Country that had a "Prague Spring"
Czechoslovakia
Relaxing of tensions
Detente
Country invaded by New Leader Brezhnev
Afghanistan
Hardline American President who took it to the USSR
Ronald Reagan
Nickname for his Strategic Defence Initiative (SDI)
Star Wars
Final Soviet Leader
Mikhail Gorbachev
Policies associated with Gorbachev
Glasnost
Perestroika
Year USSR collapses
1991
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level 86
Oct 2, 2017
Your answer to question 1 is wrong as it stands (Lenin was the first leader of the USSR), but if you say something like "post-war leader" then it will work. It's a nice quiz otherwise, though maybe you could allow alternative spellings of Khrushchev?
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level 41
Oct 4, 2017
Good Point, fixed
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level 41
Oct 4, 2017
and for Khrushchev, if youre doing hsc its a good idea to learn to spell it properly otherwise i would have
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level 63
Oct 2, 2017
Lenin was the first leader of the USSR, not Stalin