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Last Vocab of Western Civ. 2011
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  1. the Soviet Union and it's allies
    Eastern Bloc
  2. the struggle between the US and the Soviet Union
    cold war
  3. the United Staates commitment to resrict the spread of Communism
    policy of containment
  4. a new plan of massive economic assistance
    Marshall Plan
  5. council for mutual assistance
    Comecon
  6. provided daily food and supplies too inhabitants of the western part of the city
    Berlin Airlift
  7. North Atlantic Treaty Orgaanization
    NATO
  8. 20 year mutual defense agreement created by the Soviet Union
    Warsaw Pact
  9. Douglas McArthurs offices
    SCAP
  10. created a parlimentary democracy that called for the direct election of the diet
    MacArthur Constitution
  11. parliment
    Diet
  12. huge industrial firms controlled by powerful families
    Zaibatsu
  13. the heart of the French colonial empire in Africa
    Algeria
  14. legally absorbed
    assimilated
  15. lead a group called the Irgun
    Menachem Begin
  16. collective farm that exists in Isreal
    Kibbutz
  17. Egypts new leader-emphasized land reform, industrialization and expanded rights for women
    Nassar
  18. conflict between Isreal, France, Britian and Egypt
    Suez Canal
  19. final defeat of European Imperialism
    Suez Crisis
  20. means rise of rebirth
    Ba'athism
  21. led the Soviet Union
    Leonid Brezhnev
  22. stated the Soviet Union would intervine in any satellite nation that seemed to be moving away from communism
    Brezhnev Doctrine
  23. "restructuring"
    Perestrika
  24. "openness"
    Glasnost
  25. became the new leasder of the soviet union began to overhal the soviet political and economic systems.
    Gorbachev
  26. president of Russia and new lleader of the reform.
    Yeltsin
  27. transition to democracy in czechoslovakia
    Velvet Revolution
  28. a campaign of terror and murder intended to drive the Muslims out of areas the Bosnian Serbs claimed.
    Ethnic cleansing
  29. headquarters of the U.S military leadership
    Pentagon
  30. New York mayor who said "It will be more than we can bear" about the death toll of 9/11
    Rudolph Gluliani
  31. America's largest retail chain
    Wal-Mart
  32. bin laden's global teroism network "the base"
    al Qaeda
  33. New York Stock Exchange
    NYSE
  34. prime suspect to the attack of 9/11 national terrorist
    Osama bin Laden
  35. emerged in mid. 1990's as a splinter group of fundamentalist muslims
    Taliban regime
  36. appointed by pres. Bush to head the office of Homeland sec.
    Tom Ridge
  37. secretary of state led us efforts to build an international coalition against terrorism and isolate the Taliban Regime.
    Colin Powell

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