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When the western allies invaded france and the liberation of western e

When the western allies invaded france and the liberation of western e


School: Auburn University
Department: History
Course: World History II
Professor: Michael smith
Term: Spring 2016
Cost: 25
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Uploaded: 04/07/2016
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Exam 3 Review

When the western allies invaded france and the liberation of western europe?

D-Day – June 6, 1944 when the Western Allies invaded France  and the

liberation of Western Europe

Eisenhower – Supreme Allied commander, made the decision  to go through

with D-Day

Yalta – Meeting between the big three, Churchill, Roosevelt,  and Stalin met on the black sea and discussed what they  were going to do with redrawing the borders of Europe

Iron Curtain – Winston Churchill said in a famous speech that  an iron curtain has descended between Western Europe  and Communism

Marshall Plan – Provided Economic and Food aid to help  rebuild  

NATO – A military alliance of Western Europe and the United  States

Truman Doctrine – First expression of helping places that  were vulnerable to going under communist rule, this was  first used on Greece and Turkey  

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Containment – The idea of holding the line of communism,  and after time it would self-destruct.

Berlin Air Lift – Very tense time, could have been the moment when the Cold War became violent. Eastern Germany  citizens wanted to go to West Germany because they  could see how great it was. Germany surrounded Western  Germany, cutting off western Germany’s supply line, so  the Allies flew over  

Korean War – Started when North Korea crossed the 38th  parallel

Douglas MacArthur – Thought it was his time to take over  Korea and then overthrow China, but when Truman found  out about this he said no, and when MacArthur refused he  was fired.

McCarthyism – The paranoia that engulfed the U.S. The fact  that there were communist spies amongst the U.S.  citizens. Said he had a list of 250 names of communist  sympathizers within the American Government.

Where in new mexico the atomic bomb was created?

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Julius and Ethel Rosenberg – The people who committed  espionage, and gave details about how to make the atomic bomb to the Soviet Union.

Los Alamos – Place in New Mexico where the atomic bomb  was created

Sputnik – Sparked an education revolution, schools upped the intellectual quotient. This also led to the creation of NASA.

Yuri Gagarin – First man in space, he also made an orbit  around the Earth while he was out there.

NASA –  

Alan Shepard – First American to go to Space.

John Glenn – First American to complete and orbit around  Earth

Bay of Pigs – A plan carried out by JFK, that was first put into  place when Eisenhower was still in office, this attempt to  overthrow Castro failed miserably.

Cuban Missile Crisis – When Soviet Union placed  Berlin Wall – A wall built by Russia overnight

Kennedy –  

Khrushchev –  

Gandhi – Very devout Hindu, practiced non violent resistance. He would no longer obey British law.


Indian National Congress – Initial objective was to just have a  say in their government, but as time went on they became much more radical.

Muhammed Ali Jinnah –  

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen – Nationalist, prominent in the revolution that  saw an end to the Manchu dynasty. Elected someone else  to become President of the KMT.

Chaing Kai-shek – He’s an Anti-Communist, so he carries out  purges on communist people who are in China.  If you want to learn more check out What amount of kids are in non-relative care?

KMT – Were in a war with the Warlords

Li Dazhao – The Professor who made Mao believe in Marxist  ideas

Long March – Communist march to North China, who lived  through the march became aristocracy.

The Great Leap Forward – Mao’s version of the Five Year Plan.  Wanted to industrialize China, from the backbone of the  peasants. This was a disaster, and led to a great famine.

Cultural Revolution –  

Pragmatists – Believed in yield product incentives. Mao  thought of these people as capitalist  

Deng Xiaoping – Leader of the Pragmatists, when Mao dies he takes over. In the 80’s he led China to the ideas they have  now. Limited free enterprise, but  

Red Guard –  

Tianamen Square –  

Ho Chi Minh – The great communist leader of North Vietnam.  He was responsible for leading the war against the French

Battle of Dienbienphu – A battle against Vietnam and the  French, and Vietnam surprisingly won. This casued the  French to drop out of the war


Ngo Dinh Diem – Very unpopular with his own people because he was very Catholic, look at as being corrupt, and he  became so unpopular that even the US helped with the  assassination of him

Gulf of Tonkin – A  

Gulf of Tonkin Resolution –  

Tet Offensive – A North Vietnamese offensive against South  Vietnamese offensive

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Gouglas MacArthur –  

Emperor Hirohito – Went from having all power to becoming  merely a figure head

Japanese Miracle


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