Cuban Missile Crisis-13 day standoff between the US and the Soviet Union. Soviet Union had installed nuclear weapons in Cuba and US responded with a naval blockade, Berlin Airlift-Great Britain and the United States flew in supplies to communist blockaded West Berlin., Marshall Plan-US provided Western European countries with economic aid to rebuild after WWII, Korean War-1950-1953. Causes: North Invades South, Domino Theory, Containment. Effect: Ends in Armistice, right where war began at 38th parallel, Vietnam War: 1954-1973. Causes: North invades South, Domino theory. Effect: North wins, unites country as one communist country, huge Anti-War movement, Truman Doctrine-US provides military aid to Greece and Turkey who are fighting communism.




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