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Can you name the facts about the Cold War?

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The Boxer Rebellion Started which movement in China?
The Sino-Japanese War was a conflict between Japan and what other nation?
Between 1946 and 1991, the U.S. and the Soviet Union were engaged in a ____ war.
The ________ Plan provided economic aid and financial support to Europe.
Containment: A U.S. Policy designed to halt the spread of ___________.
Following World War II, the ______ ______ was formed in San Francisco as a successor to the defunct League of Nations.
What event became symbolic of the differences between the Eastern Bloc and Western Democracies?
Extremely hostile 'quarantine' by U.S. Naval Forces against Cuba in mid-October
The fierce competition between the U.S.S.R. and U.S. that ended with the 1969 Moon landing
An Indian separatist who became known for his peaceful tactics and nonviolent protest
Led by Kwame Nkrumah, this former African Colony gained its independence.
Nikita Krushchev succeeded ______ as the Soviet Premier
A war fought by two powers using third party countries and/or militaries.
Give an example of a war fought to during the Cold War.
Countries that bordered the U.S.S.R. in which communist regimes were set up to support the Soviet Union
President of the United States following World War II
President of the United States when the Berlin Wall fell ('Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!')
Give an example of a country divided between communist and democratic governments.
Bonus: Who was the founder of moder-day communism? (Wrote a book called The Communist Manifesto)

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