HISTORY 3

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  1.  American strategy of renouncing military intervention in Latin American affairs.
    “GOOD NEIGHBOR” POLICY
  2.  “Lightning wars”; fast and brutal attacks staged by Germany on its neighbors starting in 1940.
    BLITZKRIEGS
  3.   Systematic killing of million Jews, gypsies, and other societal scapegoats in Nazi concentration camps all over Europe. 
    HOLOCAUST
  4.   four major allies: the United States, the Soviet Union, Britain, and China; Roosevelt suggested that after the war, these countries exert their military power to ensure international peace.
    FOUR POLICEMEN
  5.  wartime arrangement in which the U.S. government brought several hundred thousand Mexican migrants to work on California farms.
    BRACERO PROGRAM
  6. statement issued by Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin in February1945;promised independent regimes in Poland and Eastern Europe, yet conceded thatpro-Soviet parties would have a large role in creating and sustaining these regimes.
    YALTA AGREEMENT
  7. American project during World War II designed to harness the power of the atom and create an atom bomb.
    MANHATTAN PROJECT
  8. the post war ideological, economic, and military contest between the United States and the Soviet Union.
    COLD WAR
  9. International organization that fosters discussions among the world’s nations and monitors the well being of almost all individuals in the world.
    UNITED NATIONS (UN)
  10. U.S. strategy for dealing with the Soviet Union, with the intent of containing Communism and not letting it advance any farther than it already had.
    CONTAINMENT
  11. Metaphor articulated by Eisenhower, referring to unstable nations asdominoes, with the United States being obligated to prevent the dominoes from“falling”, which would begin a process of Communist world domination
    DOMINO THEORY
  12. Pact that cemented an alliance of Western nations; prompted by the Berlin Crisis.
    NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO)
  13. Facilitating the economic and political maturation of developingnations; political strategy employed by President Kennedy
    NATION BUILDING
  14. Barrier built in 1961 by the Communist government to separate impoverished, Soviet-controlled East Berlin from the more prosperous West Berlin.
    BERLIN WALL
  15. Legislation outlawing all discrimination in public facilities based on color, religion, sex, and national origin, and establishing the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to investigate violation of the law in employment.
    CIVIL RIGHTS ACT of 1964
  16. Legislation outlawing attempts to deny suffrage to African Americans through literacy tests, poll taxes, or any other attempt to disfranchise citizens.
    VOTING RIGHTS ACT of 1965

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